Memorial match for '˜a true gentleman'

Friends and team mates of a promising rugby player who was killed in a car crash will pay their respects with a memorial game at the weekend.

Saturday, 3rd June 2017, 7:00 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:35 pm
A TRUE GENTLEMAN: Kieran Carrington-Walker

Kieran Carrington-Walker, (19), of Bruces Close, Conington, was a passenger in a Land Rover Discovery when it crashed on the B660 Glatton Lane at about 5.45pm on Wednesday, May 24.

The youngster was a popular member of Peterborough Rugby Club, and a memorial match has been organised.

Chairman Dick Clark said: “Kieran was a much liked and respected member of our 
Rugby Family. Joining us as a Junior player he represented the club at every Junior age group up to and including Colts.

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He was both passionate and enthusiastic and picked up several awards during his playing career. He also assisted with Junior training in later years where his input was valued a great deal.

“The Memorial Game that has been organised by his peers for this coming Sunday is a fitting tribute to a young man who will be greatly missed by all at Fengate.

“Our thoughts at this time are with his family and friends. “

A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help pay for Kieran’s funeral costs and has already raised more than £4,000. Martin Ball who set-up the page said Kieran was ‘a true gentleman’ and posted: “We’ve known each other since we were about six-years-old through rugby. Since then we’ve been close and his family have done a lot for me and this page is the least I could do.

“Our rugby tour was some of the best memories I’ve ever had and he had a real passion for the game. “

The driver of the Discovery and another passenger were taken to Peterborough City Hospital as a precaution.

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Anyone with information about the crash should call the road policing unit quoting incident number 477 of May 24.