'Thank you Jock Hobbs' - the social web reacts

To New Zealand rugby fans, Jock Hobbs was revered as the man who 'saved' their sport. Photo / Getty Images
To New Zealand rugby fans, Jock Hobbs was revered as the man who 'saved' their sport. Photo / Getty Images

The death of former All Blacks captain and high-achieving rugby official Jock Hobbs has led to a flood of tributes from people in New Zealand and around the world, from all walks of life.

Hobbs earned respect on the field, then off it, as a leader in New Zealand rugby.

Here, we share some of the comments from the social web in reaction to the popular Kiwi's passing.

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