In a heart-breaking development, Australian Rugby star named Kyle Turner on Friday shockingly died at the age of 31. Courtesy of Kyle Turner, South Sydney secured their first title in 43 years in the Australian NRL. Kyle Turner's death indeed shocked everyone as he left behind his three children and later tributes pour in for the much-loved member of the Rugby League. Due to his massive physical appearance but warm smile, Kyle Turner was affectionately called a "gentle giant" by his fans. Kyle Turner played over 130 games with the South Sydney Club and also represented the Indigenous All-Stars. Now, the question arises what is Kyle Turner's death reason or what actually happened to the South Sydney Club star? Below is what we know so far-

Kyle Turner's death reason

Kyle Turner's death has been kept under wraps. Therefore, those looking for actual Kyle Turner's death reason, then they have to wait now. However, it is worth mentioning that Kyle Turner during his debut year suffered six concussions in just 12 months, sparking concern and playing a part in the creation of the Head Injury Assessment guidelines.

The CEO of Rabbitohs, Blake Solly was quoted by a portal remembering the later Aussie Rugie star. "Kyle was an amazing human being. He epitomised the country boy – a tough, uncompromising player on the field, yet a lovely, generous man off the field. Over his nine years with our club he contributed a lot of time to [Rabbitohs charity arm] Souths Cares and was very popular amongst his teammates, colleagues, our members and supporters alike. We offer our full support to his family and friends at this very difficult time, and he will always be remembered at our club as a man that delivered a premiership to the Rabbitohs, but also a man that connected deeply with his communities," said Blake Solly in a statement.

How did Australians react to Kyle Turner's death reports

A user wrote,"We are saddened to hear of the passing of ex-NRL player Kyle Turner. Kyle played for the Bears in 2017 & 2018, while we were partnered with the Rabbitohs. He was a great player, a champion bloke, and wore the red & black with pride. We send our condolences to the Turner family."

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Another user wrote, "Souths 2014 premiership winner Kyle Turner has reportedly passed away in his Coonabarabran home."

One more user wrote, "Rest in peace Kyle Turner so sad to hear he has passed away. He is a great player and a 2014 premiership winner I met him at Eastgardens in 2016, thoughts and prayers are with him and his family."

For the unversed, Turner joined South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2011 and won the club’s under-20s player of the year. Turner retired in 2020 where he worked as a physical education teacher, before returning to the sport in 2021.

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