Who Was Kelly Meafua? Know About The Rugby Player's Death Cause

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The death news of Kelly Meafua has shocked the whole world but many people are confused if it was a suicide or not. To learn more about it, scroll down.

After stints with Otahuhu, Auckland Under–21s, and Auckland Sevens, he moved to Sydney. He played for West Harbour and the Greater Sydney Rams in the Shute Shield.

Before joining Narbonne in France in 2015, he was a member of the NSW Waratahs' extended training squad in 2014. He played for Beziers before moving to Montauban last year.

This season, he played in 24 Pro D2 matches for Montauban, scoring eight tries.

Did Kelly Meafua Commit Suicide?

Kelly Meafau, a rugby player, committed himself by jumping from the Pont-Vieux bridge during the celebration of his team's last season's home win.

His teammate Christopher Voatoa also attempted to save his comrade by jumping into the river but was unsuccessful.

Meafau's corpse was just discovered on Saturday morning, and the Montauban family has conveyed their heartfelt respect and sorrow for their fallen player.

He died on May 6, 2022, at the age of 31. The outstanding flanker began playing rugby at the age of 14 and was a versatile player as well as a strong and athletic athlete in his position.

Kelly died of a severe cold and drowning after falling from the Pont-Vieux bridge into the Avre river.

Kelly Meafua Death Cause

According to a French rugby club, former Samoan sevens international Kelly Meafua died after jumping from a bridge following a victory in France.

The 32-year-old flanker was playing for Montauban, who had just defeated Narbonne in the second tier of France's Pro D2 on Friday (Saturday NZ time).

Meafua and his teammates were celebrating Montaubaun's victory in the season's final home game when he plunged from a height of more than 20 meters into the Tarn River, according to French news reports.


About Kelly Meafua Familie

Kelly Meafau was a Lalomauga-born Samoan footballer. He has been married to his lovely lady, whose identity has remained a secret.

Meafua was a family man that had a wonderful family with his Femme (wife). He was said to have three children. The loss of Meafua has devastated them.

Furthermore, Meafua was a very private guy who rarely spoke to the media about his personal life. It's also unclear when Meafua married his wife.

Is Kelly Meafua On Wikipedia?

Yes, Kelly Meafua did have his own official Wikipedia page to his name.

Meafua was 32 years old when he was born in Samoa on October 16, 1990. Furthermore, Meafua was born and raised in Samoa, in the villages of Sala'ilua and Lalomauga.

He went to Auckland when he was 14, but didn't begin playing rugby until he was 20 years old when he joined Otahuhu.

The athlete played for the Auckland under–21 and Auckland Sevens before transferring to Sydney to play for West Harbour in the Shute Shield, according to his Wikipedia article.

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