Keith Titmuss Wiki, Age, Cause of Death, Manly Sea Eagles, Nationality, Family, Background, NRL, Heart Attack, Funeral
Keith Titmuss Biography – Keith Titmuss Wiki
Keith Titmuss was a rugby league player for the Manly Sea Eagles of the National Rugby League (NRL). He was first signed by the club when he was aged 14 and was a popular figure in his six years coming through the development program. He scored the match-winning try for the Sea Eagles in the 2017 NYC Grand Final and was named the Manly Jersey Flegg Cup Players’ Player in 2019. He was a member of Manly’s senior squad for the 2021 season. However, he had not yet made his NRL debut. Keith was studying for a Sports Professional’s Certificate of Wellbeing, Coaching, and Mentoring.
Keith Titmuss Age
Titmuss was born on 12 February 2000. He died on 23 November 2020. He was 20 years old.
Keith Titmuss Death
Manly Sea Eagles forward Keith Titmuss died on Monday, 23 November 2020, at the age of 20. He was taken ill after a training session in the Sydney suburb of Narrabeen, Australia. The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles announced his death in the following statement: “The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles family is extremely saddened to learn of the passing of player Keith Titmuss today [23 November 2020]. A member of the full-time NRL squad, Titmuss, 20, was taken ill after training at Narrabeen this morning. He was transported by ambulance to nearby Northern Beaches Hospital before being transferred to Royal North Shore Hospital. Keith passed away a short time later.”
Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler said in a statement: “We are all devastated by this news. Keith was a very popular character amongst the playing group. He will be sorely missed but never forgotten by the Sea Eagles.”
Sea Eagles CEO Stephen Humphreys said in a statement: “Our Club sends its deepest condolences to Keith’s family and friends and will provide them with all of the support they need during this difficult period. We are working with the NRL’s Wellbeing team to offer support and counselling to our playing group and staff.”
National Rugby League Chief Executive Officer Andrew Abdo has paid tribute to Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Keith Titmuss. Abdo said the National Rugby League (NRL) would offer every possible support to Keith Titmuss’s family, the club and teammates.
Abdo in a statement: “This is a tragic day for rugby league. The game has lost a promising young player with the world at his feet. Keith had made it into Manly’s Top 30 for the 2021 season after coming through the club’s junior ranks.
“We will make sure Keith’s family, the club and our players receive every support they need from the game. We are one family and today we have lost a member of that family. On behalf of the Commission and the game I send my deepest condolences to Keith’s family.” Keith Titmuss’ family has asked for privacy during this most distressing time.
Keith Titmuss Cause of Death
He died after falling ill after a training session at Narrabeen on November 23, 2020. The initial autopsy provided no insight into Keith Titmuss’ cause of death, while the toxicology report also showed no sign of drug use. His brain has also been donated to the Australian Sports Brain Bank for further research.
In September 2022, a coronial investigation was launched into the shock death of Manly Sea Eagles rising star Keith Titmuss given a cause of death was unable to be determined in the initial report.
The NSW Coroners Court told the Herald: “This matter is still in the investigative stage. No hearing date has been set yet, and no subpoenas have been issued yet.”
A potential inquest is likely to examine the training methods of the Sea Eagles and the events that unfolded between Titmuss suffering a seizure at training in Narrabeen and later that day when he was pronounced dead at Royal North Shore Hospital.
Over the past month, detectives have been interviewing Sea Eagles players, medical staff and coaching staff. “The Sea Eagles are assisting the coroner’s office with inquiries into the death of Keith Titmuss on 23 November 2020,” Manly chief executive Tony Mestrov said. “The Sea Eagles understand that the Coroner may hold an inquest into the matter but no dates have been set for this.”
The statements of cardiologists, sports scientists, emergency physicians and various medical experts have also been requested.
Titmuss’ family have also undergone a series of medical examinations to determine whether there is a genetic link associated with his death. It s understood the family has since been cleared of any genetic concerns.
“Officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command are preparing a report for the information of the Coroner regarding the death of a 20-year-old man on Monday, November 23, 2020,” NSW Police told the Herald.
Keith Titmuss Heart Attack
The initial autopsy report indicated Keith Titmuss did not sustain a heart attack or any organ failure.
Keith Titmuss Family
He was the son of Paul (father) and Lafo Titmuss (mother). He had two siblings; sister Zara and brother Jesse.
Keith Titmuss Funeral
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Keith Titmuss was laid to rest on Wednesday, 2 December 2020 in an emotional funeral ceremony in western Sydney.
The Sea Eagles held a club memorial service in honour of Keith on Thursday 26 November 2020 attended by his family. They were joined by Manly players from across all grades, coaching staff, trainers, officials, administration staff, and board members, who came to pay their respects.
The club also presented the Titmuss family with a Manly jersey with the official first grade player number #623 to ensure Keith will forever be on the Manly Club’s first grade honour roll.
Keith Titmuss Nationality
Titmuss was of Australian nationality