Former rugby league star Ricky Bibey has died aged 40.
Richard Bibey, born on 22 September 1981,was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s.
He played at representative level for England (A-Team), and at club level for Wigan Warriors (Heritage No. 941), Leigh Centurions (Heritage No. 1211) (three spells), St. Helens (Heritage No. 1137), Oldham (Heritage No.) and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (Heritage No. 1253), as a prop, or second-row.
He was forced to retire in May 2012 as a result of an achilles tendon injury.
What was Ricky Bibey Cause of death?
According to local media reports, Bibey was found in his hotel room after staff alerted the police. He is reported to have arrived in the Italian city on Friday night with a 43-year-old woman, who is understood to be his partner.
Leigh East, the club where Bibey made his start as a junior, also had kind words for his family. In a tweet, a club spokesperson said: “All at the club are saddened to hear about the death of our former junior Ricky Bibey who passed away on holiday.
Who was Ricky Bibey’s Wife?
Ricky Bibey’s wife or partner’s name is not yet known, according to reports, he arrived in the Italian City on Friday night with a 43-year-old woman, who is understood to be his parter.
As it stands now, the woman is being treated at the City’s Careggi hospital after being found with serious injuries.
How old was Ricky Bibey?
Ricky Bibey was 40 years old at his time of death, he was born on September 22, 1991, in Leigh, United Kingdom.