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Hundreds of people packed into an Oxfordshire crematorium for the funeral of a rugby player who collapsed and died during a match earlier this month.
42-year-old self-employed builder Jason Laman played for Wheatley Rugby Club and today his clubmates formed a guard of honour as his coffin was carried into the crematorium.
His family had asked friends not to wear black.
The friends and family of a popular rugby player from Oxfordshire have come together to celebrate his life. Jason Laman collapsed and died while playing for Wheatley Rugby Club on January 5th.
Jason's funeral was held this morning. Mourners were asked to wear bright colours for the ceremony.
He died doing something he loved. The words of the friends of Jason Laman - who collapsed while playing for his local Wheatley Rugby Club in Oxfordshire. The fly-half, was about to take a kick for his side, when he suddenly fell down.
Sion Donovan reports on the man who'll be remembered - as a true gent. The report contains tributes from Jason's father Clive Laman, his team mate James Pollard and club chairman Peter Ramsdale.
Jason is also remembered by his wife Rayner, his children Chloe, Aarom and Abbie, his mother Margaret and his brother Adam and his family in Australia.
Peter Ramsdale, Wheatley RUFC Club Chairman, pays tribute to 'the most popular player at the club'. Jason Laman died after collapsing on the pitch during a game yesterday afternoon.
James Pollard handed Jason Laman a kicking tee before he collapsed on the pitch during the game at Wheatley Football Club in Oxfordshire yesterday afternoon. He tells us "I thought he was joking, because Jason was always having a laugh."
Jason Laman's father Clive pays tribute to his son who died after collapsing during a rugby match in Oxfordshire yesterday afternoon.
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A father-of-three from Wheatley in Oxfordshire has collapsed and died while playing rugby at his local club.