Irish rugby player dies after match

Published: 21 October 1913

The Irish international rugby footballer Charles MacIvor has died from injuries sustained in a rugby match.

An inquest into death of Mr MacIvor, who was an engineering student at Trinity College, heard that he had been playing a match in College Park and sustained a blow to the head while defending against an opposition attack.

He left the field ten minutes later, changed into his clothes and took a tram home. He took ill at his digs on Upper Pembroke Street and was brought to the Rotunda Hospital, where he died the following day.



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