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Tribute to RAF rugby player, 25, who died during match against Army team

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Scott Stevenson was playing rugby in Aldershot when he suffered a fatal head injury (Picture: RAF Rugby League)
Scott Stevenson was enjoying rugby in Aldershot when he suffered a deadly head damage (Picture: RAF Rugby League)

Tributes have flooded in for an RAF technician after he suffered a deadly head damage during a pleasant rugby match.

Scott Stevenson, 25, was enjoying as a full-back against an Army team during the inter-services rugby league match in Aldershot on Friday, September 13.

He was taken to St George’s Hospital in a important situation however his household introduced his dying final evening.

RAF Rugby League mentioned that Scott was injured whereas ‘putting on a performance that had him in contention for man of the match’.

Scott’s household mentioned that he died doing one thing he beloved, surrounded by teammates who cared about him dearly.

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Scott Stevenson served within the RAF in Lincolnshire (Photo: RAF Rugby League)
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Scott’s household have launched a tribute to his life (Picture: RAF Rugby League)

In an emotional tribute they mentioned: ‘Few of us are lucky sufficient to depart life in such a method. Scott suffered no ache, stress or discomfort.

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‘Thank you to all of the gamers and workers on the varied groups Scott performed for, from Harrogate to the United Kingdom Armed Forces and all these who are in between.

‘Scott beloved his job, beloved life, and beloved his Rugby and we have now been overwhelmed by the outpouring of properly needs and the camaraderie proven by the Rugby League world.

‘We are genuinely touched by just how many peoples’ lives Scott influenced and the way a lot he meant to so many.’

The RFL has supplied help to the household and the RAF Rugby League via the Rugby League Benevolent Fund.

The Rugby Football League’s chief govt Ralph Rimmer mentioned: ‘This is tragic and heartbreaking news and I know everyone involved in the game will join me in sending deepest condolences to Scott’s household and associates, and to all concerned in rugby league within the RAF and the opposite companies.’

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