Boy rugby player from west Norfolk breaks leg in Diss game

Doctors and nurses at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: James Bass.

Doctors and nurses at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: James Bass. - Credit: Evening News © 2009

A young rugby player was taken to hospital after he suffered a broken leg at a Diss game.

The boy was playing for a West Norfolk Rugby Club under-13s side against Diss when he broke his leg on Sunday.

The incident happened at Diss Rugby Club's ground in Roydon.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called out as well as an ambulance from the East of England Ambulance Service.

A spokesman for the air ambulance said: 'At 12.14pm, Anglia Two critical care paramedic Tim Daniels and Doctor Dan Nevin flew to an accident in Diss.


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'The team arrived on scene to treat a young male who had been involved in a rugby accident resulting in a broken leg.

'The EAAA medics treated and sedated the patient before accompanying him to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital by EEAST land ambulance.

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'The patient is said to be recovering well.'

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