Update : Joel Dark Death – Dead – Obituary :Joel Dark Dies from his Injuries.
Rugby league player Joel Dark tragically passed away at John Hunter Hospital this morning after suffering a knock to the head while playing for Central Newcastle last Sunday.
He was making his debut for the first grade team against Wests at St John oval when he collapsed to the ground after suffering a head knock.
The 19-year-old from Old Bar on the Mid North Coast was rushed to the hospital for emergency brain surgery, but succumbed to his injuries this morning, according to a statement posted online on September. 11, 2020 by nbnnews.com.au
We are extremely saddened to hear that Joel Dark tragically passed away overnight. We send our thoughts and condolences to Joel’s family and friends during this extremely difficult time.https://t.co/AstTwMTm2O
— NewcastleRL (@Newcastle_RL) September 11, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Keri Harris wroteSuch terribly sad news. My thoughts & condolences to Joel’s family, friends and team mates.
Joanne Gray wrote
RIP Joel!! Sending love and condolences to the Dark and Cordner families!!!
Karen McLeod wrote
So sorry for him, his family, friends, teammates & also the other player involved. Just heartbreaking
Mellisa Hardie wrote
Heartbreaking news! Deepest condolences to Joel’s family and team mates.
Kylie Cannard wrote
RIP , so very sad , thinking of Joels family , friends and teammates at this heartbreaking time
Melissa Boffo wrote
That’s so sad. Rest in peace Joel. Condolences to the family and friends left behind
Julie Mcnaught wrote
So very sad , condolences to all the family and friends . Thinking of you all at this heartbreaking time.
Teresa Monique Earley wrote
RIP Joel. You were a lovely young man. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
Margaret Walker wrote
So very sad. Thoughts are with his family as well as players from Central Charlestown and West leagues
Jenni Monk wrote
How terribly sad , my condolences to all his family and his mates, such a dreadful tradgedy R.I.P.
Belinda Thompson wrote
So sad RIP Joel and thoughts are with his family, friends and everyone that was at the game that day.
Sharyn Thorne wrote
Sending lots love to joel darks family and all involved at Central Newcastle Butcher Boys. Our thoughts are with all of you…so so sad.
Nae Morris wrote
OMG that’s so awful so sorry to hear deepest condolences to his family, friends and team mates R.I.P Joel
Cheryl Barrett wrote
RIP beautiful boy and love to the family. Also thinking of all those boys on the field with him when this happened and to his football club.
Natalie Whitmore wrote
How heart breaking, my thoughts go out to Joel’s family and friends. children arnt meant to pass before their parents, I couldn’t even imagine the pain they are going through so so sad.
Kath Hunt wrote
Sending hugs and kisses your way thinking of you all at this time so very sad for all the family my prayers are with you all .