Devon rugby player Lily Partridge dies after head injury
8 December 2015
From the section Devon
Irving of Exeter
Lily Partridge had played for Exonian Ladies for about 18 months
A 23-year-old rugby player with a history of concussions has died after suffering a head injury during a match.
Lily Partridge was injured on Sunday at North Tawton’s ground in Devon and collapsed on the side of the pitch.
Her life-support machine was switched off in hospital in Exeter on Monday night, her family confirmed.
Her club said she had suffered a couple of concussions previously but had taken out the recommended time from playing and seen a doctor.
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