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RIP Tank
Daveyb (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 11:17
My son tells me it has been announced on facebook that Paul van Zan has passed away. Sadly missed, was a great bloke

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 14/06/2017 11:26 by Daveyb.

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AFalcon24 (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 12:43
Very sad shocked RIP. sad smiley

Re: RIP Tank
dick g (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 13:20
Tanky leaves lots of memories. When he left the Falcons, I was on the Supporters Committee and had the task of coming up with a suitable presentation gift. I located an old Dinky Toys tank (Centurion for the nerds) and mounted it on a wooden base with a commemorative plaque.

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Bedlington Lad (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 13:30
R.I.P. Tank in my opinion if not for his neck injury would have been a full international

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waspymatt (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 15:10
Very sad to hear this news. Condolences to his family and friends as well as the Newcastle supporters.,file=4917

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Rolls (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 17:45
A Sarrie in peace. Very sorry to hear about Paul, I saw him play a couple of times in the 97/98 Falcons winning year. A big unit and an impressive prop. 50 is no age, very sad.

Re: RIP Tank
lizard118 (IP Logged)
14 June, 2017 21:18
MHSRIP. Heartfelt condolences to his family.

Re: RIP Tank
Leipziger (IP Logged)
15 June, 2017 08:32
Very sad news.

Re: RIP Tank
Falcons_Thunder (IP Logged)
16 June, 2017 08:40
Sad news. Big loss

Re: RIP Tank
dick g (IP Logged)
19 June, 2017 12:14
Much as I was saddened by Tank's death, I found it quite extraordinary that the Chronicle had it as the front page splash when all other papers in the country were quite rightly leading on the Kensington fire.

Re: RIP Tank
aidanb (IP Logged)
19 June, 2017 22:16
Loved watching Tank do his thing for the Falcons.

I watched him coach North Shields a few times when walking my dog and was always impressed with his energy.

Sadly missed.

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