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).
— NFYFC (@NFYFC) July 14, 2015
All our thoughts go out to Stu and his family following Stu’s sad death at 12 noon today. RIP Stu x
— Tynedale RFC (@TynedaleRFC) July 14, 2015
Mr Ridley, who played for the first team at Tynedale Rugby Club, was diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer in February.
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A Stay Strong Stu campaign to raise awareness of his condition has so far raised more than £100,000 for good causes.