The essentials He was 25 years old and played two seasons at Provence Rugby in Pro D2. His club announced the terrible news on Saturday, March 20th. He died Friday night after a car accident.
The drama hit Provence Rugby, the Aix-en-Provence-based Pro D2 club, and all rugby lovers. A press release on social networks announcing this Saturday, March 20th: The young player Thomas Lacelle has died.
“This terrible news leaves the entire club in immeasurable grief, at the height of the boy’s friendliness,” the club wrote. “Thomas came to the club in 2019 and spread his smile and good humor to everyone he met. We have no words and we don’t know, but it’s one of us who passed away today. The club speaks of his family Sincere condolences and our loved ones. Our hearts go out to everyone around him. Today the club is losing one of its own. Another star that will shine in the Provencal sky. “
This is news that we never want to announce. But today we learn of the accidental death of Thomas Lacelle with astonishment and tremendous sadness. pic.twitter.com/GCzHYelaqt
– Provence Rugby u26ab ufe0f ud83c udfc9 (@ProvenceRugby) March 20, 2021
Thomas Lacelle was 25 years old. He played on the stern or three-quarter piano. He died as a result of a car accident that took place overnight from Friday to Saturday.
Before joining Provence Rugby (Pro D2) in 2019, Thomas Lacelle played in Vannes, but also in Albi (2017-2019), a club for which he registered 16 attempts in 2018-2019, and became 1 top scorer in Federal.
La Dépêche du Midi extends its condolences to Thomas Lacelle’s family and friends.