Adam Maher (rugby league)

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Adam Maher (2 August 1972 – 25 February 2020) was an Australian professional rugby league player. He played six games for the Cronulla Sharks during the 1994 NSWRL season. Four years later, Maher started a playing career in the United Kingdom, playing for Rochdale Hornets (1998), Gateshead Thunder (1999) and most notably Hull F.C. (2000–03).[1] During his time at Hull, he made 100 appearances for the Super League club, scoring 25 tries.[2]

In late 2018, Maher was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. He died on 25 February 2020, at the age of 47.[2][3]

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  1. "Adam Maher". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Former rugby league player Adam Maher dies aged 47 after battle with MND". Seven News. 27 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.
  3. "Vale, Adam Maher: Sharks mourn forward's death from motor neurone disease". NRL. 27 February 2020. Retrieved 27 February 2020.