Rugby league cult hero Kyle White has died immediately on the age of 53.
The previous Canterbury, Wests and Illawarra ahead handed away in his sleep at his residence in Penrith on Monday night time.
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White additionally performed for Widnes and Workington City in England all through a 10-year skilled profession that noticed him acquire a cult following.
The favored ahead performed properly above his top and weight within the ahead pack and was famend for being a fierce defender.
White had private troubles lately. In 2019 his brother Josh pleaded for help after Kyle had been reported lacking.
Kyle was later discovered homeless and wandering across the southeast Queensland city of Warwick.
“It’s with a really heavy coronary heart that I inform everybody that my brother Kyle handed away this morning. As most individuals know he has been coping with some problems with late nevertheless it doesn’t make it any simpler,” Josh posted on Fb.
“He was my idol rising up and we performed in any respect the identical NRL golf equipment and had been inseparable by way of our youthful years. Hopefully he finds peace now and the hurting has stopped.
“He was a tricky participant on the sector and knew methods to have a very good time without work it. We now have had a number of ups and downs through the years however he’s my brother and (I) will at all times love him.”
White performed 24 video games at Canterbury between 1989 and 1991, and made 34 appearances for the Magpies between 1992 and 1995 and 9 for the Steelers in 1996.
White’s demise comes days after the passing of South Sydney legend John Sattler aged 80.