Rugby

De Wet Barry's son dies

2011-12-20 10:59
De Wet Barry (File)
Cape Town - Former Springbok 38-Test veteran De Wet Barry's two-year-old son DJ has tragically died after lung complications.

Former Springbok skipper John Smit tweeted his condolences, writing: Im heart broken for Dewet Barry & his wife who lost their 2 year old son this morning to a lung infection.God bless them in this time.

Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold also expressed his shock on Twitter, writing: Absolutely heartbroken for DeWet and Marcelle Barry on the loss of their little man DJ. May he rest in peace, so sad for such great people.

Springbok record try-scorer Bryan Habana also voiced his shock, tweeting: My thoughts and prayers are with De Wet Barry and his family during this sad tragic time!

Sport24's thoughts and prayers go out to De Wet and his wife Marcelle, as well as their respective families, at this time of need.
 

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