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RIP|| Condolences Pour In For Jannie du Plessis Whose 1 Year Old Son Tragically Drowned

Condolences have been sent to former Springbok player, Jannie du Plessis from members of the rugby community following the death of his one year old son.

Confirmation was received on Wednesday that the one year old child of Jannie du Plessis had drowned on Tuesday.

The 39 year old Springboks prop was celebrating his birthday on Tuesday when his son tragically drowned in the swimming pool.

The news was confirmed by the current club of Jannie du Plessis, the Lions. Although details surrounding the tragedy was not clear.

Another Springbok player, Toks van der Linde posted about the incident on social media. He said: "Please pray for Jannie du Plessis and his family his son of 1 year old drown last night my hart (sic) is broken broken broken."

Chief Executive of Du Plessis' current club Lions confirmed the news saying: "We as a Lions family, aren't doing well. I can confirm that this tragedy took place. We are all devastated." He also requested that the family be given space to mourn.

Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/my-heart-is-broken-condolences-pour-in-for-jannie-du-plessis-family-after-young-sons-death-20211117

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/south-africa-star-jannie-du-22191066

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