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Mike Slemen Dies Aged 69

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Post by WELL-PAST-IT on Thu 23 Jul 2020, 11:45 am

Sad news today the Mike Slemen has died. Capped 31 times by England and also a B&I Lion on the 1980 tour.

Nothing said about how or what caused his premature death (only 3 years older than me, so hope it's considered premature).

I can remember watching him, he was a classic winger, all about speed and had a brilliant side step and swerve.

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Post by BigGee on Thu 23 Jul 2020, 1:40 pm

He was a hell of a player, I remember him well.

Scored the winning try when the north beat the ABs if I remember, that side became the basis of the 1980 England Grand Slam team, so many good players.

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