Watch: Memorial game for late Wellington rugby teen called off after pair of players knocked out in brutal on-field collision


Two Wellington Colts rugby players were taken to hospital this afternoon after being knocked out during a memorial game for Daniel Baldwin, who died after playing a rugby game last weekend.

The tribute game for Daniel Baldwin was called off in the 2nd half after players collided.
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The 19-year-old fell into a coma following last weekend's match and passed away in hospital on Wednesday night.

Today the Wellington Rugby Club Colts wore black arm bands and had a minute of silence for the University student, before the game kicked off.

Daniel Baldwin died today, having suffered a serious head injury while playing club rugby in Wellington at the weekend.
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The game was called off in the 2nd half, after two players collided.

They were both taken to Wellington Public Hospital by ambulance in stable conditions.

The WRFU has launched an inquiry following Daniel's death. His funeral will be held at the Wellington Club on Tuesday.

Daniel Baldwin died this morning after suffering a brain injury in a club match at the weekend.
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