Dave Hyde: Henley second-row forward dies after match

Henley second row Dave Hyde
Dave Hyde played for Witney before joining Henley

National League 2 South rugby club Henley are mourning the death of first-team player Dave Hyde.

The lock was taken to hospital having collapsed after the Oxfordshire club's game against Old Albanian on Saturday.

"Dave was a gentle giant, strong family man, great friend to many and a much loved and highly-respected member of our club," chairman Chris Nixon said.external-link

"Our thoughts go out to his wife Katherine, his young son, close family and all his friends within our club."

He added: "He will be so greatly missed."

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