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#957951 - Fri Dec 28 2012 10:24 PM RIP Tony Greig
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Former England cricket captain & Channel 9 commentator Tony Greig has passed away today from lung cancer

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#957953 - Fri Dec 28 2012 10:46 PM Re: RIP Tony Greig [Re: wwe84]
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I knew he was ill, but did not realise how serious it was.

A larger than life character, and able to give as good as he got, both on the pitch and off it. Vale, Greigy!
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#957979 - Sat Dec 29 2012 02:15 AM Re: RIP Tony Greig [Re: ozzz2002]
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Oh wow.. how sad.. frown Bill's going to miss him! Gees.. it's just not quite the same now is it?
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#957983 - Sat Dec 29 2012 02:55 AM Re: RIP Tony Greig [Re: Tizzabelle]
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Very sad. frown

He did have lung cancer but died from a heart attack.
Here's the smh story http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/stars-mourn-a-giant-of-modern-cricket-20121229-2c06b.html

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#980347 - Wed Apr 24 2013 08:30 AM Re: RIP Tony Greig [Re: wwe84]
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I was not born when he played Cricket but his commentary especially in the ashes was awesome. May god have mercy on his soul.

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