"I thought it can't be me, it just can't," he said. "I felt so strong - I had played for the best two teams in the world, coached for the best two teams in the world. It can't be me. But unfortunately it was."
He added: "If you feel anything, you need to get it checked out. I've done it previously in the past when I had cancer in my toe.
PHIL McNULTY'S BLOG
“He will be remembered by anyone who ever had personal dealings with him as one of the game's genuinely nice men, something that can be said too easily at times like this but in Ablett's case is so true.”
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