Coronavirus claims the life of Richmond legend

COVID-19 has claimed the life of a former Richmond Rugby player and past president David Buchanan the club have confirmed.

The club statement reads: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death yesterday, 2 April 2020 of David Buchanan, Past President, distinguished player, formidable opponent and loyal friend.

“Struck down by Coronavirus which even his legendary indomitable spirit could not withstand.

“Our sympathies and thoughts are with his beloved wife, Topsy and his much adored Henry, Simon and Polly.

“May he rest in peace while he surely takes his rightful place amid the pantheon of Richmond’s Rugby men.”

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