13 December 2012

Tributes are today being paid throughout the rugby world to former Sale Sharks and England U20’s player, David Tait, following his sad death at the age of 25.

Damian Hopley, RPA CEO, said: “The rugby community will be shattered by the passing of such a gifted and popular young man who was respected by everyone he played alongside. He wasn’t simply a talented rugby player, he was also extremely bright and successful in his life outside of rugby. We will do everything we can to help support David’s family and the players who played alongside him. His family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.