Death of Nevin Spence

April 26, 1990 - September 15, 2012
Hillsborough, Ireland | Age 22

Irish rugby player dies in farm accident at age 22
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The Associated Press

HILLSBOROUGH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Nevin Spence, an Ulster rugby player with a bright future expected on Ireland's national team, has died in an accident at his family farm. He was 22.

Ulster Rugby confirmed Sunday the "tragic death" of Spence, who died along with his father and brother after falling into a slurry tank at a farm in Hillsborough in the Northern Irish region of County Down.

Spence's sister, Emma, is recovering in the hospital from the...

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