New Zealand All Blacks rugby legend Jonah Lomu dies at 40 after a long battle with kidney disease

Lomu arrived at Auckland Airport from the UK
Lomu arrived at Auckland Airport from the UK on Tuesday evening and this is believed to be the last photograph taken of him
dubai picture
He posted a number of photos to social media in recent days
He was recently in Dubai from where he posted a number of photos to social media 
Jonah Lomu
Jonah Lomu
Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew confirmed Lomu had died on Wednesday morning, just days after spending time in Dubai
Lomu had a long battle with the rare kidney disease which claimed his life on Wednesday morning. Here he is pictured running through England's fullback Mike Catt during the Rugby World Cup semi-final match between New Zealand and England in 1995
Lomu had a long battle with the rare kidney disease which claimed his life on Wednesday morning. Here he is pictured running through England's fullback Mike Catt during the Rugby World Cup semi-final match between New Zealand and England in 1995

Lomu is also survived by his sons Brayley, six, and Dhyreille, five
The All Black icon is survived by his wife Nadene (left) and sons Brayley, six, and Dhyreille, five (right)
Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew confirmed Lomu had died on Wednesday morning.
'On behalf of the Lomu family, I can confirm that Jonah Lomu died this morning, most probably about 8 or 9 this morning,' he said. 'The family are obviously devastated, as are friends and acquaintances

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