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A memorial service has taken place in Belfast for Ulster Rugby player Nevin Spence and his father and brother who died after falling into a slurry tank at their farm at Hillsborough in Northern Ireland.

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Rugby fans gather to remember Nevin Spence

Fans paid tribute to Ulster player Nevin Spence at Ravenhill on Sunday Credit: Sky News

Thousands of rugby fans have gathered at Belfast's Ravenhill ground for a memorial service for Ulster player Nevin Spence, who was killed last weekend in a farming accident.

The 22-year-old was overcome by slurry gas fumes and died along with his brother and father at their farm in Hillsborough.

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