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Tributes paid to former Widnes Vikings rugby league star after tragic death

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WIDNES VIKINGS have announced the shock news that former rugby league player Liam Walsh has died aged 23.

The late star was a product of their youth set-up and went on to shine at Halton Hornets.

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Vikings players laid out a jersey bearing his name and the number 23 prior to Sunday’s clash with Swinton LionsCredit: Widnes Vikings

He also spent time with the England Academy as a youngster.

His cause of death has yet to be revealed.

Widnes chief executive Phil Finney confirmed the news, saying: “I am devastated to hear the news of Liam’s passing this morning.

“Liam was a very special person and a very important part of our club for a number of years.

“He made a lasting impression on everyone he met with his sense of humour and…



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