Tragic soldier’s ‘enthusiasm and humour touched all those that he worked with’
0 Have your say Friends and colleagues of a popular soldier who tragically died after collapsing while playing rugby have been paying tribute to a “one-off” character who always had a smile on his face.
Savenaca Koroibulileka, who was in his 30s, was playing for Midlands 2 East (South) side Oakham when he collapsed during the second half of their match against West Bridgford on Saturday.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead on arrival at Peterborough City Hospital.
Savenaca, who was from Fiji, was a former member of 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment. He left... read more
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