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Rugby player killed in car crash

Rugby player killed in car crash

11:19am 26th April 2010

Tributes are pouring in for a West Yorkshire Rugby player killed in a car accident.

19 year old Gareth Swift, a hooker at Featherstone Rovers, was killed when the car he was travelling in with team-mate Charlie Tosh crashed on Saturday.

Mr Tosh, also 19, is seriously ill in hospital with neck and spinal injuries.

A statement on the Club's website says:

'The club is devastated at the news that Gareth Swift has been killed in a tragic car accident which has also left Charlie Tosh seriously injured. 

We do not have any further information, but the thoughts and prayers of everyone at Featherstone Rovers are with the families and loved ones of both Gareth and Charlie at this very sad time.'

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