20-year-old rugby player tragically takes his own life | Ruck

20-year-old rugby player tragically takes his own life

Medicals RFC has confirmed today that their player Marcus Colville passed away on Wednesday the 13th December.

The hooker, aged 20, from Exeter was a medical student at Newcastle University and a very gifted musician.

Colville tragically took his own life, confirmed assistant coach Gray Haynes.

As a result, the club, based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, has since postponed its first team match against Ponteland this weekend.



“We want to encourage to speak up and help is out there,” said Haynes.

RUCK.co.uk would like to send our prayers to all of Colville’s family, friends and teammates at thie very difficult time.

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