Tributes Flood In After Loss Of Young Rugby Player

Police Scotland have named a  man found dead at Drummuckloch, Gatehouse of Fleet, on Tuesday 21 February 2017 as 22 year old Scott Carson.

Farm Worker – Scott was a keen Rugby player and played with The Stewartry First Team, The Club made a moving tribute last night on their Facebook page, they stated –

Stewartry Rugby Club is saddened to announce the death of 1st XV player Scott Carson.

Scott was a pivotal member of the 1st XV in their promotion and championship win this season. He will be missed by all at Greenlaw.

The club extends it’s condolences to all in Scott’s family.’ 

The post has received many comments from people sharing in the sadness of the tragic loss of a young man’s life.

Scott was also a very active member with the Stewartry Young Farmers who also made an emotional statement on their Facebook page-

‘Today marks a sad day for the club, not only have we sadly lost a valued member, we have lost a fantastic team player and a dear friend to us, as I’m sure you will all agree! Times like this remind you of who an what you have in life and the things that we all take for granted on a daily basis. To say we are all taken aback by the sad news is an understatement. On behalf of the club, our thoughts and prayers are with all involved’

Police Scotland stated ‘There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and the Procurator Fiscal has been informed.’

Our thoughts and prayers go to all of Scott’s family and friends during this time of great Sadness.


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