Former rugby league “glamour boy” sadly living on the streets of Gold Coast whilst courageously battling cancer

Sandy Campbell has been described as one of rugby league’s “glamour boys.”

But now at 56, according to notorious Australian journalist The Mole, is now living on the streets and battling cancer.

Once a try scoring sensation on the wing, he now sadly spends his days “wandering the streets in the daytime with all his worldly goods in a shopping trolley and sleeping at night under Coolangatta surf club on the Gold Coast.”

Formerly of Canterbury and Souths, he also found out a month ago that he had lung cancer and he is having chemotherapy weekly.

However, the rugby league world is supporting him.

“It’s been sad – he was fine until a year or so ago when things fell apart,” former teammate Kurt Landers told¬†Wide World of Sports.

“I am determined to help him out and so have plenty of other guys who played with and against him.

“I’m going up to the Gold Coast soon to check in on him and we are looking to set up a GoFundMe page to help him.

“Hopefully the fans who he gave a lot of joy to can pitch in.

“I’ve spoken to Family of League and they have also promised to do something.”

The charity Family of League has recently changed its name from Men of League to be more inclusive.

The go fund me page can be found here.

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