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‘landers it’s with a real heavy heart that I deliver this news, but I have it on very good authority that Col Sylvia has passed away in a car accident over the weekend. Please keep his family in your prayers. 

 

It has not hit the media yet, and if the mods wanna pull the thread, then I understand. 

 

Col was a great contributor to our club through some dark days and we should remember him this way.

 

rip Col

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Just heard the same news.  I met you a number of times post match and you were always generous with your time.

i hope you now find peace.

Prayers and thoughts are with your loving family. 🙏🙏

Always a Demon ❤️💙

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Oh no that's horrible to hear.

Gone too soon, thoughts and prayers with the family.

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Seriously horrible news.

I was hoping Col would have a chance to put his life back together as it was seeming to spiral out of control.

A bloke dieing that young is a tragedy if this is true. And if so, his parents need all the understanding in the world.

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I can now confirm that it is a sad truth. I am sure details will surface soon, but I think we should just be respectful and keep the family and Col in our prayers tonight.

Before any speculation starts, it was a motor vehicle accident. 

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Grew up watching him as my favourite player, heart breaking watching him spiral out of control like this and now this huge rest in peace to him but a lot of life lessons learnt from him. still wear the number 12 with pride in all my sports teams as a result. 

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So sad.  i wouldnt be surprised if he had his own issues he was dealing with as he always seemed to out of control even in his 30's, the poor guy.  thoughts are with his family and friends

can we correct the spelling of his name in the title please?

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41 minutes ago, Queanbeyan Demon said:

Apparently true. And there will be a serious investigation is my mail. 

As there is with all traffic accidents where there’s a fatality. 

RIP Col, way too young. 

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6 minutes ago, Frustrated Demon said:

Is there a link to this as I can’t find anything. Has it happened like in the last hour or so. This is [censored] if that’s the case

I can't find any corroborating evidence of this story. 

Tony Sheehan posted it on Twitter but all other posts about it seem to be based on that. 

No news organisations have reported about it yet. 

Not saying it isn't true but there is no other sources at this time. 

Here is the Twitter post. 

 

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Tragic news. Was my favourite player whilst at the Dees. Played a couple of great games (30+ possessions and 4 goals against the Hawks comes to mind).

He had a troubled second half of his life. May you rest in peace Col.

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