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Paul Green Commits Suicide At 49, Everything to Know About The Rugby League Star

BY Salman Ahmed Aug 11, 2022. 07:40 pm UPDATED: Aug 18, 2022. 08:05 pm

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Paul Green, a former Queensland State of Origin coach and prominent rugby league player, passed away at the age of 49, shocking the internet.

Paul Green is a seasoned Australian professional rugby league football coach who most recently served as the team’s head coach during the State of Origin series. Paul Green was also a professional rugby league football player who competed in the 1990s and 2000s.

He led the North Queensland club as a coach to its first championship in 2015. He was a halfback for the Queensland State of Origin and Australia’s international team.

His children and wife Amanda survive him. According to information, he killed himself before dying. The coach made his NRL debut in 1994 with the Cronulla Sharks and played in over 100 games before transferring to the North Queensland Cowboys in 1999.

In Brisbane in 2004, Green’s playing career came to an end. After that, he became an assistant coach for the Denver Broncos. He later played for Wynnum Manly in the Queensland Cup before guiding the Roosters under-20s to the preliminary finals in 2013.

 

Quick Facts

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Full namePaul Gregory Green
Birthdate12 September 1972
BirthplaceBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
Death date11 August 2022 (aged 49)
Death placeWynnum, Queensland, Australia
Weight80 kg (12 st 8 lb)
PositionHalfback, hooker
WifeAmanda Green
ChildrenDaughter Emerson and son Jed

Paul Green Dead By Suicide At 49, Rugby League Star Passed Away

Lewis Ramsay, the chairman of the Cowboys, praised Green’s distinguished career with the team and the contribution he made.

In a statement issued by the NRL, Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman Peter V’landys referred to Green as “a fantastic player.” Lewis Ramsay, the chairman of the Cowboys, praised Green’s distinguished career with the team and the contribution he made.
In a statement issued by the NRL, Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman Peter V’landys referred to Green as “a fantastic player.”

Lewis Ramsay

The 49-year-old former player and coach is believed to have committed suicide at around 10 a.m. in the garage of his Brisbane home, according to Queensland Police, who also described the circumstances as “not unusual.”

Who Is Paul Green’s Wife?

Amanda Green was the wife of Paul Green. The Greens have a daughter and a boy together.

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The rugby league community mourns Paul Green’s demise. As the family of the illustrious coach issues a statement, Paul can be revealed, his lasting impact to the state of Queensland.

Amanda

Paul Green with wife Amanda in 2016. Picture: Zak Simmonds ( Source : News )

They lost a beloved father, a committed husband, a great brother, and a lovely son. We are unable to put our feelings into words that even remotely express them. However, we want to express our gratitude to everyone who has shown their love and support to us.

Green was appointed coach of the Maroons in 2021 after leaving the Cowboys in 2020, however his team fell to NSW 2-1 in the season’s final series.

Billy Slater took over after he left at the end of the season.

Paul Green Children

Green leaves behind his wife Amanda, son Jed, and daughters Emerson and Green. Both kids are younger than ten.

The unexpected passing of premiership-winning NRL coach Paul Green at the age of 49 in his Brisbane home has shocked his loved ones and the rugby league fraternity.

With stops at the Cronulla Sharks, North Queensland Cowboys, Sydney Roosters, Parramatta Eels, and Brisbane Broncos, Green played professionally for ten years. During the brutal Super League conflict of the 1990s, he also participated in two Test matches for Australia and seven State of Origin games for Queensland.

Paul Green Children

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However, Green’s role as a coach is what has had the biggest impact on the NRL. In that role, he guided the Cowboys to their maiden premiership in 2015 and another grand final in 2017.

He seemed certain he would reprise his days as an NRL coach when he left that position last September.

How did Paul Green Died

Friends and relatives were shocked by Paul Green’s unexpected death at home because they had not noticed anything amiss with the legendary NRL player.

The legendary NRL player committed suicide, according to confirmation. At the BMD Group, Green’s most recent position was that of Leadership & High-Performance Coach.

Police were summoned to a Wynnum property shortly after 10 a.m. this morning when a 49-year-old was discovered to be unresponsive, according to a Queensland police spokesman.

After learning of the premiership-winning coach Paul Green’s passing at the age of 49, the NRL is in disbelief. According to reports, Green passed away on Thursday morning after undergoing a post-mortem at his home in Brisbane.

In addition to participating in seven Queensland State of Origin matches, Green played halfback, five-eighth, and hooker in 162 games for five different teams. Green was also the league’s best and fairest player in 1995, earning the Rothmans Medal.

 

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