Rugby player Lucas Pierazzoli, of Hurling Club, died this Sunday at the Posadas Hospital as a result of a blow he suffered during a match, reported the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR). The Argentine Rugby Union bids farewell with deep sorrow to Lucas Pierazzoli, first division player of the Hurling club. Our institution accompanies family, friends and loved ones in this sad moment, “they said from the UAR. They added: “We remember Lucas in the same way that those who were fortunate enough to know him did: as a rugby lover who enjoyed the sport every day, recognized on and off the field, both by his teammates and his occasional sporting opponents.”
We remember Lucas in the same way that those who were fortunate enough to know him did: as a rugby lover who enjoyed the sport every day, recognized on and off the field, both by his teammates and his occasional sporting opponents. — Argentine Rugby Union (@unionargentina)
October 4, 2021
During the match that Sitas and Hurling played this Saturday for the ninth round of the Superior category of Primera B, Pierazzoli, 28, suffered a strong impact when participating in a ruck. The players fell on him and he was lying on the floor. Although he was conscious, he was short of breath, so the doctors of both clubs who were helping him decided to transfer him to the Posadas Hospital.According to the first medical report, the player suffered brain death, had several fractured vertebrae and was connected to an artificial respirator. Pierazzoli played as a second or third line and was one of the banners of Hurling’s squad. After the announcement of his death, the club reported that the facilities will remain closed at this difficult time. In addition, the rugby world mourned the death of the young player and several clubs expressed their condolences and accompaniment to family and friends through social networks.
We deeply mourn the passing of Lucas Pierazzoli and accompany the friends of @HurlingClubArg in this sad and painful moment. — C.A.S.I. (@CASI_OK)
October 4, 2021