Rugby fan dies after collapse during Gloucester v Biarritz game at Kingsholm
A rugby fan who collapsed during the Gloucester v Biarritz game at Kingsholm on Thursday night has died.
The man in his early 70s suffered a cardiac arrest and was treated by paramedics and members of the St John Ambulance Service. Two rugby fans who are doctors from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital also gave him first aid.
The man was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital where he later died.
A spokesman from Gloucester Rugby said: "The thoughts of everyone at Gloucester Rugby go out to the family of the deceased, who have asked that their privacy is respected at this difficult time."
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Gloucester player Jim Hamilton tweeted: "My thoughts are with the person that collapsed at the game last night."