Greg Mackey

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Greg Mackey (20 October 1961 – 24 September 2014) was an Australian professional rugby league player from 1980 until 1996. He played as a five-eighth, fullback, winger and centre. He also captained some of his teams. He played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Paris Châtillon XIII, the Illawarra Steelers, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, the Warrington Wolves and Hull.

Mackey was born in New South Wales. He was married to Amanda. They had three children: two sons, Kane and Tom, and a daughter, Ebony. In December 2011, he was told that he had bowel cancer.

Mackey died from a heart attack on 24 September 2014 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was 52.[1][2]

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  1. "Australia rugby league star Greg Mackey dies at the age of 52". The Guardian. 25 September 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  2. Mascord, Steve (25 September 2014). "Farewell to Greg Mackey, the flame-haired footy hero". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

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