The young rugby player who died at Wisbech yesterday has been named as 28-year-old Arturas Rudys, who was the father of a two-year-old child.
His partner, Jolita, posted that Aruras “just passed away” while playing for Wisbech Rugby Club against Diss.
Jolita has today launched a GoFundMe page to support her.
“Hello all! My name is Jolita. I’m a girlfriend of Arturas Rudys (25.12.1995).,” she says.
“We have been together 4 years, also we have a little child – Emilijus. He is only 2years old.
“My partner just passed away on the rugby competition in Wisbech. (14.10.2023). It’s been very quickly and like in a dream”
She described how Arturas hurt his chest or neck “after this he didn’t get up.
“It’s very very hard time for us right now. I can’t give up; I have to live and show the right path to our child. I have never asked for money yet, but I want to reach out to you and ask for help
“Thank you all”.
The GoFundMe has so far attracted £3,000 from 72 well wishers and supporters.
To contribute go here:
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