Tributes flood in for popular amateur rugby league player Cameron Taylor one year on from his death

The death of Kells ALRFC star Cameron Taylor continues to affect the Whitehaven community one year on from his tragic passing.

Cameron Taylor, 20, died on January 15, 2021 following an incident at Lillyhall industrial estate, with Directors at Coombe and Sharpe Landscaping Limited., Paul Coombe and Alan Sharpe, paying tribute to the late employee.

They told the News and Star: “Paul, Alan and everyone that works here at Coombe and Sharpe would like to express their sincere condolences to Cameron’s family and friends on the anniversary of his death.

“We remain devastated by his death and continue to work with the Health & Safety Executive to establish exactly what happened.

“Cameron remains in our hearts and minds each day; he was part of our work family, and we miss him.

“Our love and prayers are with Cameron’s family today and always.”

Rugby clubs in the area have also remembered the popular Kells player.

Cameron had played at the amateur club from eight years old and the club reiterated their loss: “Sad day, 12 months ago a young man left our lives but will never be forgotten.

“We are all missing you Tadge.”

Whitehaven Rugby League said: “A year ago today tragedy struck the Cumbrian rugby league community as we lost Cameron Taylor.

“The Taylor family are rugby league through and through and Cameron’s loss was felt right throughout Cumbrian rugby league.

“Rest Easy Tadge.”

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