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Sad News for Avon

By Steve Bird

We have just learned that Chris Nicholson has passed away. Our condolences to Isla, Hattie and George.

Chris was a powerful 2nd row or prop forward during the 1980s and 1990s with Avon. He captained the club in the 1989-90 season and took up the whistle with Somerset Referees after finishing playing. Chris often ran the line as our touch judge at our home matches and in more recent years enjoyed watching the rugby from the touchline at Hicks Field with his brother Steve. Details about arrangements to celebrate his life are currently being finalised and will be publicised once known.

Updated 17:31 - 11 Feb 2019 by Steve Bird

Where next?

Party to celebrate Chris Nicholson's life This will be held in the Avon clubhouse on Saturday 23rd March from 7pm. Please see the message from Hattie below.
6 Nations Rugby plus Sausage & Cider Sat 23rd Feb Watch France v Scotland and Wales v England on big screens in the clubhouse together with the famous sausage & cider party.

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