A rugby participant has died after affected by cardiac arrest at a match in Cambridgeshire.
Emergency providers responded to calls that Arturas Rudys, 27, had collapsed throughout a match at Wisbech Rugby Membership on Chapel Street, Wisbech, on Saturday.
East of England Ambulance Service mentioned Mr Rudys was in cardiac arrest and responders carried out CPRincluding utilizing a defibrillator.
Nonetheless, he couldn’t be resuscitated and died on the scene.
Diss Rugby Soccer Membership, Wisbech’s opponents within the Jap Counties First Division fixture, mentioned in a submit on Fb the sport had been deserted following the incident.
A press release launched on Wisbech Rugby Membership’s web site on Sunday mentioned: “It’s with nice disappointment that the membership proclaims the loss of life of Arturas Rudys throughout a match performed on Saturday 14th October.
“Arturas, aged 27, was a vastly valued and revered member of our membership who started his time at Wisbech RFC in 2013.
“Wisbech RFC thanks everybody who helped Arturas in his instant moments of want yesterday together with, membership first aiders, teammates, and Diss RFC.
“The membership additionally needs to thank the emergency providers and first responders who attended the scene.
“As a membership we’re in contact with Arturas’ household to supply our heartfelt sympathies and assist.”
It mentioned the membership had cancelled all rugby actions within the coming days as a mark of respect.
A GoFundMe web page arrange by Mr Rudys’ associate, Jolita Kiseliovaite, had raised over £6,000 in assist by Sunday afternoon.
Membership secretary David Dobson instructed the PA information company: “He was, proper from the beginning, a really well mannered and personable younger man eager to become involved in rugby.
“He performed some rugby in Lithuania earlier than the household moved to England, and he received concerned within the membership.
“He made an instantaneous affect with gamers his personal age and gamers older as a lad who was keen to enhance his sport and make himself obtainable to play.”