BREAKING - Kilkenny and Ireland rugby legend Willie Duggan dies

The greatest ever No 8 in world rugby, Willie Duggan of Dunmore, Kilkenny passed away this morning of a suspected heart attack at his home

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The Warrior - Willie Duggan - dies

Kilkenny is in deep shock following the sudden death of one of the world's greatest ever rugby players, Willie Duggan.

The 67-year-old died at his home in Dunmore, just outside the city, this morning of a suspected heart attack.

He was regarded by many as the best No 8 forward ever to pay the game and was one of the best loved sporting personalities in Ireland.

His body has been taken to hospital for a post mortem.