British Rugby player who was in critical condition dies

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018

The pair had been touring the country with Durham-based Clems Pirates RFC when they visited the club in Colombo.

The squad of 22 men is reported to have arrived in Sri Lanka on May 10 and played a friendly match at a ground in Colombo on Saturday.

Clem's Pirates tours regularly across Europe and further afield and is well known in the area especially for its fundraising efforts and tours.

A British club rugby player is dead and his team mate is fighting for his life after visiting a nightclub on a tour of Sri Lanka.

The membership confirmed with "nice disappointment" that Baty, his 26-year-old teammate had additionally died Tuesday.

"Subsequently, one of the two has died and one remains in hospital".

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"We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the many messages of sympathy and support that have been received from our members, friends and the wider rugby family; they are very much appreciated at this hard time".

A British rugby player has died in Sri Lanka after returning from a night out - with a team-mate left in critical condition.

Mr Baty and Mr Howard complained to the hotel management of breathing difficulties on Sunday morning around 10am.

Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union director Rohan Gunerathne said the organisation was looking into the matter, but confirmed nothing happened on the rugby pitch during the match.

A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said it was assisting families of two British men.

The Pirates have been on tours all over the world, including South Africa, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay, Holland, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Nice, Cuba, Spain, Palma, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.