Final farewell to soldier and rugby star as funeral of Savenaca Koroibulileka takes place
There was standing room only as hundreds of people attended the funeral of Savenaca Koroibulileka this afternoon.
Savenaca, known to friends as Savy, Koro or Tu, tragically died on Saturday, September 24, after collapsing while playing rugby for Oakham.
A highly-respected solider and talented rugby player, Savenaca, 38, leaves behind a wife, Sili, and four sons – Ratu, Vili, Orisi and Kelepi.
His funeral was held at Oakham Rugby Club and attended by hundreds of friends and family members.
The coffin, draped in a Union Jack flag and topped off with Savenaca’s army cap, was carried into the... read more
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