Shane Tuck Death Dead – Shane Tuck Obituary: Cause of Death

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Shane Tuck Death Dead – Shane Tuck Obituary: Cause of Death

The Richmond Football Club is today in mourning after the tragic death of former midfielder Shane Tuck aged 38.

Shane Tuck (24 December 1981 – 20 July 2020) was a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Shane was the son of Hawthorn legend and former-VFL/AFL games record holder Michael Tuck and older brother of former Hawthorn footballer Travis Tuck. He was the nephew of Geelong great Gary Ablett Sr and former VFL footballers Geoff and Kevin Ablett. He was cousin to Geelong and Gold Coast players Gary Ablett Jr and Nathan Ablett.

Tuck was married to wife Katherine and had two children, a boy and a girl.

Tuck was drafted at number 73 at the AFL Draft by Richmond. Tuck debuted in 2004.

In 2005, Tuck had a stellar season and played all 22 games Richmond were involved in. In Round 9 against Brisbane, he signalled his amazing transformation by producing a match-winning 31 disposal performance. He became one of the AFL’s premier midfielders and won Richmond’s best clubman award, as well as finishing third in the Best and Fairest.

Tuck played 104 consecutive games between round 1, 2005 and round 16, 2009 and finished his AFL career with 173 games.

Circumstances surrounding his death is yet to be revealed. We will update you as soon as we have more information about his death.

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