Memorial match for Devon rugby player Lily Partridge
16 January 2016
From the section Devon
Irving of Exeter
Lily Partridge had played for Exonian Ladies for about 18 months
A memorial game has been held for a rugby player who died after suffering a head injury during a match.
Exonian Ladies player Lily Partridge, 22, collapsed at the side of the pitch after getting hurt during a tackle in December at North Tawton, Devon, and died in hospital days later.
About 200 people watched the game against Newton Abbot Ladies in Topsham.
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