Oakham RFC's Savanaca Kokoibulileka remembered after pitch collapse

Oakham RFC's Savanaca Kokoibulileka remembered after pitch collapse
 

A rugby union player who died after collapsing on the pitch during a match has been commemorated by his club.
Savanaca Kokoibulileka, known as Tu, collapsed while playing for Rutland-based club Oakham RFC in a game against West Bridgford on 24 September.
The 38-year-old Fijian had just scored a try when he collapsed. He died later in hospital.
A minute's silence was observed before Oakham's match against Stamford on Saturday afternoon.
Steve Knight, Oakham's membership secretary, said he had been a great role model to the younger players.
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8 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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