Who was Logan Holgate? A young Salford Red Devils rugby player dies suddenly, cause of death and Obituary

Logan Holgate

Logan Holgate, the young rugby player from England passed away unexpectedly at the age of 18. Let’s see, how did the young player die and Logan Holgate cause of death in detail.

How did Logan Holgate die?

Logan Holgate, a player of Hensingham ARLFC passed away on January 11, 2023. He was a member of the England Lions Community squad that just won the European Championship in Italy.

“It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of one of our youngsters Logan Holgate,” the Hensingham club announced.

“Logan has been with the club since he was young and has been playing since our open age and under 18s this year.

“We would like to place on record our condolences to the family and friends. We are all devastated at the news and will continue to support the family as much as we can.”

England Lions RL said: “Everyone connected with the England Community Lions Programme was saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Logan Holgate.

Logan Holgate cause of death:

The Rugby Football League (RFL) declared on Wednesday, January 11, that he passed away “suddenly.”

Although Logan Holgate cause of death was not disclosed. A spokesperson for Salford Red Devils wrote on Twitter: “Everyone at Salford Red Devils is saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Logan Holgate.

Logan played for our U18s pathway alongside @hensingham arl and was set to move up to the reserve team this season.

Who was Logan Holgate?

Logan Holgate had been dubbed a ‘star of the future’. He first grabbed attention in 2021. He made his Lions debut for the Under 16s in a triumph against Wales at Colwyn Bay.

Logan Holgate was on Salford’s under-18 pathway and was selected for the England Community Lions under-19s last year.

Because of his burgeoning club form, he wasn’t long before he was firmly in the plans of the Under 19s selectors, first excelling in trials and then making the final touring squad that made history in Italy last September.

Logan virtually never left the scene during the demanding six-game qualification day while in Italy, impressing teammates and staff with his work ethic, contagious enthusiasm, and quick wit.

“He then excelled in the semi-finals and final, as the Lions swept past Wales before overcoming France to win the Under 19 European Championships for the first time.”

“He leaves a lasting legacy on the programme and staff – a brilliant young man and team mate. All our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends at this devastating time.”

The rugby league community has been responding to the devastating news of Holgate’s sudden death.

Tributes to Logan Holgate:

Castleford Tigers tweeted,

Castleford Tigers are saddened to hear of the passing of Logan Holgate. Head Coach Lee Radford, whose son Bradley toured with Logan last year, shared his and the Club’s condolences saying: “All of our thoughts are with Logan’s family & friends and this devastating time.”

Kyle Amor tweeted,

Such awful news to hear the sad passing of Logan Holgate. A talented young player and gone far to soon. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family & friends during this sad time.

Maryport ARLFC tweeted,

All at Maryport ARLFC send our condolences to all family, friends and everyone connected to @hensingham_arl on the sad news of the passing of young player Logan Holgate Gone far to soon #RIP

Louise Woodward-Styles tweeted,

My condolences and love goes out to all @hensingham_arl
and the family & friends of Logan Holgate upon his passing. So devastating to say goodbye at such a young age, a much loved young man. Sleep tight Logan.

Distington ARL tweeted,

On behalf of all at Distington ARL we would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of @hensingham_arl,s Logan Holgate. A talented young RL player with his life ahead of him taken far to soon. Thinking of all effected at this devastating news.


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