Joel Dark Death – Dead | Rugby League Player Joel Dark Obituary – Passed Away

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Rugby League Player Joel Dark Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away

Joel Dark Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Joel Dark.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

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 on Sunday.

Joel Dark, the cousin of Australian rugby league captain Boyd Cordner, dies in hospital five days after suffering a head knock in a heavy tackle during his debut first-grade match for Central Newcastle.

Tragic news today that Joel Dark, 19, who collapsed while playing rugby league in Newcastle last weekend has died.

Hunter New England Health has confirmed the teenager died at John Hunter Hospital this morning.

In a statement, Hunter New England Health says his family are thankful for the support they have received from the local community over the past few days.

The 19-year-old collapsed while playing his first grade debut for Central Newcastle.

Dark, who was from Old Bar on the Mid North Coast, also played in the Knights’ junior system.

Central Newcastle Butcher Boys have invited all players, officials and supporters to gather at the Charlestown club tonight.

The Newcastle Rugby League has postponed all fixtures for this weekend out of respect for Joel and his family.

Really sad news coming in this afternoon that Joel Dark, the cousin of Boyd Cordner, has passed away from a severe head injury sustained last Sunday.

The 19 year old was rushed to hospital after suffering a horror head knock while playing for Central Newcastle. Dark suffered seizure on the field before the ambulance arrived to rush him to John Hunter hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.

Our thoughts are with Joel’s family and those who were close to him.


I was degraded 5 hrs ago about putting a post on about this legend and local guy , But as it’s all over twitter and Facebook ,it proves what a loved ,liked and awesome guy he truely was ,an incredible footy player and a talented surfer who I actually surfed with at Old Bar and Wallabi and wished sometimes I was younger so Ide also be as good ;to the Dark ,Cordner family and friends Joel you’ll truely be missed,so when we’re out there we’ll ride the eternal wave ,I hope this brings comfort to those who loved liked knew and grew with Joel ,R.I.P. legend

Newcastle RL has resolved that no Toohey’s Cup Competition matches will be played on the weekend 12/13 September following the passing of Central Newcastle player, Joel Dark.WRLC Group extends its deepest sympathies to Joel’s family,his many friends and the Central Newcastle club

The rugby league world mourns the death of Joel Dark.

He died in hospital five days after an on field head knock during his first-grade debut for Central Newcastle.

Sad news coming out of Australian Rugby League today. Nobody should have to suffer life-threatening injuries on the field. RIP Joel Dark.

Our thoughts are with the family of Joel Dark, he sadly passed away this morning five days after an on-field accident.

Taken far too soon.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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