Tommy Raudonikis

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Raudonikis in 2008

Tommy Raudonikis OAM (13 April 1950 – 7 April 2021) was an Australian former rugby league player and coach. He played as a halfback. He played for the Western Suburbs Magpies between 1969 and 1979, and the Newtown Jets for two seasons from 1980 to 1982. He also represented both New South Wales and Australia from 1971 to 1980. He later coached the Western Suburbs Magpies and New South Wales in the 1990s.

Raudonikis was born in Bathurst, New South Wales, and grew up in Cowra. His father was Lithuanian and his mother was Swiss.

After years of ill health,[1] Raudonikis died on 7 April 2021 of cancer on the Gold Coast in Queensland. He was 70.

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  1. "'It's inoperable': Rugby league legend's devastating cancer update". Yahoo Sports. Yahoo!. 13 April 2019. Retrieved 5 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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