She later suffered a stroke likely due to a blood clot and died a month after being hurt.
Używamy plików cookie, aby pomóc w personalizacji treści, dostosowywać i analizować reklamy oraz zapewnić bezpieczne korzystanie z serwisu.The women wore only socks and rugby cleats in order to raise money for a UK charity named Beat, which is the country’s leading organization supporting those with eating disorders.They work with victims, families, health and educational professionals to beat the type of diseases that are known to cause the highest mortality rate out of all mental illnesses.She was clearly out to debunk the long-held misogynist myth that females don’t understand the intricacies of grown-up sport. “I find with sports in general and rugby in particular, the more you put into it, the more you get out of it,” said Laura Martins, who is originally from Connecticut but now lives in England. I dunno, when I go to games I just like to help the referee with his decision making.” And the thing is, though not all of them share her approach to informing the man in charge of his limitations, Ms Martins is by no means alone when it comes to being a woman at the rugby.In an insistent bawl that might well have disturbed the residents of the nearby graveyard, she kept up a match-long one-way dialogue with the referee, taking him to task whenever she believed he had missed an on-pitch transgression. What has been intriguing about this Rugby World Cup has been the significant number of female fans in the crowd.
Last year, the same team raised funds for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which is a muscle-weakening condition.