An­other New Zealand rugby player dies

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTING LIFE -

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

— New Zealand rugby has suf­fered two fa­tal­i­ties in the space of eight days with the death Thurs­day of a 22-yearold player who suf­fered a car­diac ar­rest dur­ing an am­a­teur club match.

Be­van Moody had been in an in­duced coma af­ter col­laps­ing Satur­day dur­ing a match be­tween his Waitohi club side and Nel­son Club on New Zealand’s South Is­land. Moody played for the Marl­bor­ough rep­re­sen­ta­tive team and had tried out for the New Zealand un­der-20 team.

Moody’s death came a day af­ter the fu­neral of 19-year-old Daniel Baldwin, who died on May 17 af­ter suf­fer­ing a head in­jury dur­ing a match at Wellington.

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