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Dana Wilson

Dana Wilson

(Passed – 2011)

  • Always been a massive rugby fan. Lit this in the hope that it will burn forever to remember you by. Sympathy to your family RIP.
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Dana Wilson

Dana Wilson
(Passed – 2011)

In memory of

Dana Wilson

(Passed – 2011)
About Dana
Dana Wilson was a professional rugby league player who represented the Cook Islands.
Dana Wilson played lower grades for Manly for a season before moving to England in 2005. He played for Oldham, Leigh and Halifax before joining Swinton in 2009. He scored the match-winning try for Leigh in the 2006 Northern Rail Cup final against Hull Kingston Rovers.
He was a key member of Swinton Lions' promotion-winning team in Championship One in 2011.
Dana Wilson represented New Zealand Under‑16's and Under‑18's before switching his allegiance to the Cook Islands, where his parents were born.
Dana played in the Pacific Cup, toured Fiji and played for the Cook Islands in the 2006 World Cup qualifiers.
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About Dana
/>Dana lived in Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside, England, with his wife Kirsten and their three children.
Dana Wilson was tragically killed in a car accident on Fareshaw Lane, Burtonwood, Cheshire, England, on 4th September 2011. This is an online memorial to commemorate Dana Wilson's life and career. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 5th Sep 2014
jon sweeting
wrote:
missed so much geezer. such a gentleman. R.I.P. love ya jxx
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Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Always been a massive rugby fan. Lit this in the hope that it will burn forever to remember you by. Sympathy to your family RIP.
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Dana Wilson

Dana Wilson was a professional rugby league player who represented the Cook Islands.
Dana Wilson played lower grades for Manly for a season before moving to England in 2005. He played for Oldham, Leigh and Halifax before joining Swinton in 2009. He scored the match-winning try for Leigh in the 2006 Northern Rail Cup final against Hull Kingston Rovers.
He was a key member of Swinton Lions' promotion-winning team in Championship One in 2011.
Dana Wilson represented New Zealand Under‑16's and Under‑18's before switching his allegiance to the Cook Islands, where his parents were born.
Dana played in the Pacific Cup, toured Fiji and played for the Cook Islands in the 2006 World Cup qualifiers.

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jon sweeting
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Rest in peace Dana
I first met Dana at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Dana
My fondest memory of Dana was ****
Dana used to really enjoy ****
What I will miss the most about Dana is ****
Dana inspired me to ****
Dana changed my life by ****
If I had to sum up what Dana meant to me it would be ****
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