Worcestershire: Schoolboy dies after collapsing during match

A schoolboy has died after he collapsed during a rugby match in Kidderminster.

The 16-year-old, who attended Haybridge High, Hagley, was taken to a children’s hospital in Birmingham yesterday.

Tony Homer, the school’s chairman of governors, said everyone in the school was “terribly shocked and upset.”

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