Stu Ridley

Stu Ridley © www.staystrongstu.co.uk

A brave young farmer and talented rugby player has lost his battle with an inoperable brain tumour.

Tributes have poured in for Stu Ridley, 25, who died on Tuesday (14 July).

Mr Ridley, who played for the first team at Tynedale Rugby Club, was diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer in February.

See also: Young farmer in brain tumour battle

A Stay Strong Stu campaign to raise awareness of his condition has so far raised more than £100,000 for good causes.