New Zealand netball star Tania Dalton dead at 45

Tania Dalton collapsed during a game of touch rugby on Thursday last week She suffered a ruptured carotid artery and was placed on life support Her family made the heartbreaking decision to turn that support off on Tuesday The former New Zealand netball shooter passed away on Wednesday morning 

By Chris Pleasance For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:01 GMT, 1 March 2017 | Updated: 05:01 GMT, 1 March 2017

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New Zealand netball player Tania Dalton has passed away aged 45 from a brain aneurysm, her family have announced.

Dalton, who played as a Silver Fern for 11 years before retiring in 2007, died on Wednesday morning at Auckland City Hospital surrounded by her loved ones.

The mother-of-three collapsed six days ago while playing touch rugby and was admitted to hospital in critical condition and placed on life support.

Tania Dalton, a former New Zealand

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