How did Tom Edwards die? yokshire rugby player cause of death explained

A 29-year-old Yorkshire rugby player Tom Edwards, who was “well-loved” and “popular” passed away tragically. Let’s see how did Tom Edwards die and Tom Edwards cause of death in detail.

How did Tom Edwards die?

Tom Edwards, the captain of Selby Rugby Union’s first XV, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning (November 17).

Tom, a member of the club who attended Read School in Drax, was adored by members of all ages.

Who was Tom Edwards?

Selby is a family-oriented rugby club and having Tom and the Edwards family as members made the club that much richer. Tom Edwards led Selby Rugby Union’s First XV as captain.

Tom, a member of the club who attended Read School in Drax, was adored by members of all ages.

Tom Edwards in action for Selby RUFC (Image: Selby RUFC)

“Tough, Courageous, Considerate, and Caring”

Bryan Pearson Tom was characterized by Selby’s director of rugby as “tough, courageous, considerate, and caring” in only four words.

Doug Skelton, the club president, stated that everyone at Selby RUFC adored Tom and that he was a very well-liked young guy who always had time for others.

As Selby Club Captain, he would be equally at ease conversing with some of the more senior members as he would be encircling the newer, younger players and encouraging them when they made their 1st XV debuts. He was a strong team member and a leader.

Tom Edwards playing for Wetherby RUFC (Image: Wetherby RUFC)

Tom’s Father statement

Tom’s father said that the loss of Tom had left a huge void in their hearts.

Doug said that during this difficult time, the families of Tom and his fiancée are in the thoughts and prayers of everyone at Selby RUFC.

Doug said:

“Tom was a warrior and a gentleman and someone who was everyone’s friend. We will all miss him. As you will appreciate, this is a time of great distress to the families of Tom and his fiancée, Katie, and we are sure your thoughts and prayers are with them. The families of both Tom and his fiancée have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time.”

Matches Postponed

All senior adult club matches that were set to be played on Saturday, November 19, were postponed out of respect following the devastating news.

Tom Edwards at Wetherby RUFC (Image: Wetherby RUFC)

Before signing on with Selby RUFC Tom was a member of Wetherby RUFC.

Jonathan Hirst, chairman of Wetherby RUFC said:

“Tom was extremely popular and well-loved at Wetherby. He was a brilliant rugby player, a fantastic teammate and will be sorely missed. Tom came through the junior section at Wetherby before playing over 150 games for our first XV, captaining the side on several occasions. Tom was a figurehead of the all-conquering team of 2014/15 and achieved back to back promotions from Yorkshire 4 to Yorkshire 2, winning the Yorkshire silver trophy with Wetherby in 2015. Tom’s favourite saying before every game will never be forgotten: “Let’s start getting fizzy now boys!”

Tom Edwards cause of death

Tom Edwards cause of death was not disclosed yet. There are no information available about Tom Edwards cause of death.

Medico topics have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received. We will update the page once enough information is available. More information on Tom Edwards cause of death will be added soon.

Tributes to Tom Edwards

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. Many People commented about this dangerous game and wonders how many soccer players going to drop dead by playing this game.

Liz Vallespir tweeted,

“Our beautiful young people! Dear God protect them!”

Sasha hills tweeted,

“The “sudden” isn’t playing around.”

Virtual prof tweeted,

Just horrible! My heart absolutely breaks for his family and other loved ones. Please for them and for this to stop… that people will learn the truth and not put this into their bodies.”

America First tweeted,

“This is becoming the “norm” and that’s what *they* want so people get numb to it.”

Unknwon 2001n tweeted,

“How many world cup soccer players will suddenly drop dead? Too many for them to ignore. I may have to watch just to see what happens.”

Jerald roll tweeted,

“Americans used to play rugby, but to many died so they changed the rules and called it American football.”

McJansen tweeted,

“Suddenly died. Humanity and big pharma killed this boy. There are people out there who are responsible for this loss.”

We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.


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