Rugby played in memory of Exmouth student raises more than �3,000 for charity

MORE than �3,000 has been raised for charity at a rugby match played in memory of an Exmouth student.

MORE than �3,000 has been raised for charity at a rugby match played in memory of an Exmouth student.

The first Ollie Marsden Memorial Shield game was played in Totnes to raise funds for heart charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), which tests the hearts of sporty youngsters for irregularities.

Withycombe Rugy Club, where Ollie turned out last season while he was training to be a teacher at Rolle College, teamed up with Totnes Rugby Club in Ollie's memory.

Ollie was 21 when he collapsed and died during a training session at Totnes in October 2009.

Withycombe won the day with a score line of 27 points to 35.