How players, coaches and other rugby personalties reacted to the death of former All Blacks loose forward Jerry Collins.
Had the privilege and honour of bleeding with him on the weekends on the field. Words cant express how sad I am brother. RIP big brother JC!
Don't want to believe it
So so saddened about the news of Big JC and his wife dying in an accident in France. I always left laughing after any interaction with him
#RIP Jerry Collins I always knew when you had hit me in a game
Dreadful news this morning, the passing of #jerrycollins and his wife! What a player he was and a good human being! #RIPJerryCollins
Really sad news about Jerry Collins's passing .. A tough man on the field and a friendly kind and generous one off it .. R.I.P.
#Tragic news abt Jerry Collins & wife passing today! RIP big man, you've certainly left a mark on me forever! #bighit
Just heard the tragic news about @AllBlacks #legend #JerryCollins & Wife #shocked #cantbeliveit #legendbloke
Very sad day to hear a teammate, and our very good friend Jerry Collins has passed. #allblacklegend #hurricanes
So gutted to hear the news about Jerry, Alana and their little one. Absolute top man and an inspiration to so many! RIP brother
Devastating news Jerry Collins and his wife have passed away. Great to have him on my team but what a true rugby legend
Terrible news about Jerry Collins & his wife in France. Thoughts are with his family.
Really sad news about Jerry Collins and Alana Madill. Thoughts with their families. #jerrycollins
Such sad news about Jerry, his wife & baby…. R.I.P Hitman…
Desperately tragic news about Jerry Collins. As generous off the field as he was tough on it. #JerryCollins
RIP Jerry Collins…true legend of the game. One of the big idols watched as a kid growing up. #RIP #jerrycollins
R.I.P Jerry Collins and wife. A true legend of the game, and idol of mine growing up.
RIP Jerry Collins! True Hurricanes Legend snd one of my favourite players growing up.
Very sad news. RIP Jerry Collins and his partner Alana. My thoughts are with his family & friends. Sad to read they left behind a baby girl 🙁
Such sad news to wake up to this morning. A good man and a legend player. Rest in peace mate #jerrycollins
Such a tragedy. Thoughts are with his family friends and teammates
Such sad news about Jerry #KingOfPorirua
…last time I spoke with Jerry he asked me to fight to change Rugby's eligibility rules because he wanted to play for Manu Samoa & give back
R.I.P Uce i'a manuia lo'u Malaga USO safe journey to the good lord brother
Sonny Bill Williams
Love you uso, May God look after your little one #thehitman
Can't believe the news about Jerry Collins and his wife. Very sad day for our great game. What a player. RIP
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