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Re: Kato Ottio
Post Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:26 pm
Posted by Mr. Zucchini Head on Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:26 pm
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rollin thunder wrote:
its not though is it, and its not a valid point, apologizes if i over reacted, but my post was simply for more information about a news event in the RL community page.


Apologies. I know you didnt mean for it to, but it just seemed a little disrespectful on a thread like this asking who he was, hence the replies you got.

Anyway, its not important.
Re: Kato Ottio
Post Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:20 pm
Posted by Shifty Cat on Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:20 pm
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Crikey absolutely shocking news. RIP.
Re: Kato Ottio
Post Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:31 pm
Posted by RyoWidnes on Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:31 pm
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Absolutely gutted

RIP KATO

I know I speak for not only ALL Widnes fans, but ALL RL fans across the world

RIP BIG MAN
Re: Kato Ottio
Post Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:29 pm
Posted by Brenio on Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:29 pm
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https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/rip-kato-ottio

Just giving page set up by Widnes. Any small contribution will help.

Widnes and Whitehaven supporters raised over £4000 at tonight's friendly to add to the already great amount raised.
Please click on the link above if you feel like you could contribute to the fund.
Kato was from a very modest background and was playing rugby league to help support his family. He must of thought he had won the lottery when he signed for Widnes. The money raised will be going to Kato's family.
Re: Kato Ottio
Post Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:01 pm
Posted by JEAN CAPDOUZE on Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:01 pm
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That he died from heat stroke at training with the PNG Hunters, only days before his planned departure for the UK, is especially tragic. It should never have happened. He must have suffered greatly as his condition rapidly deteriorated.

It is truly sad and painful to read about his fate. He was preparing himself for the next stage in his sporting career. How unfair.
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Re: Kato Ottio
Post Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:23 pm
Posted by Pats plastic pitch on Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:23 pm
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
That he died from heat stroke at training with the PNG Hunters, only days before his planned departure for the UK, is especially tragic. It should never have happened. He must have suffered greatly as his condition rapidly deteriorated.

It is truly sad and painful to read about his fate. He was preparing himself for the next stage in his sporting career. How unfair.


Such sad news. As he was preparing to come out here, he put himself forward to do an extra bit of training with the PNG hunters when it happened. His funeral was screened on state television, so heartbreaking. They're treated like national treasures in PNG. You only have to look at the Widnes FB page, it's gained thousands of followers, all from PNG who have adopted widnes as their team.
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