Near Lyon. Pierre-Mathieu, rugby player, dies at age 22 in a road accident

Near Lyon. Pierre-Mathieu, rugby player, dies at age 22 in a road accident
Near Lyon. Pierre-Mathieu, rugby player, dies at age 22 in a road accident

By Anthony Soudani
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May 5, 24 at 10:51

updated on May 5, 24 at 10:55

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It is a tragedy that is shaking the entire rugby community this weekend. Pierre-Mathieu FernandesCS Vienne player, died at the age of 22 in a road accident in Saint-Clair-du-Rhône, Saturday May 4, near Lyon.

The native of Clermont-Ferrand would have lost control of his vehicle on the D4, around 7:50 a.m., according to information from Dauphiné Libéré. He then died from his injuries.


“A deep sadness”

“It is with deep sadness that we learned of the tragic death of one of our players, Pierre-Mathieu Fernandes, following a road accident this morning. Pierre-Mathieu was 22 years old only,” reacted the Isère rugby club on Saturday on Facebook.

Playing as a right pillar, “PM” was originally from Clermont, he also wore the Chambéry jersey last season. Our most tender thoughts go directly to his family, to his loved ones but also to the group of CS Vienne Rugby players, to the staff, and to all the components of the club, all in shock this morning.

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A prize pool opened to pay tribute to him

CS Vienna has opened a Leetchi kitty to pay proper tribute to its young pillar. “We want to offer PM a respectful farewell and provide support to the bereaved family, which is why we have launched a crowdfunding campaign. Every contribution, no matter how small, will contribute to this. Together, let’s honor PM and bid him a dignified farewell. »

Also Portuguese international, Pierre-Mathieu Fernandes received tributes from the federation. “The FPR presents its most sincere condolences to all of Pierre’s family and thanks them for their contribution to sport.”

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