The Sharjah Community Mourns The Loss Of A “True One Of A Kind”
The Sharjah community is in mourning after the sad loss of a young man, remembered by many for his infectious energy and welcoming spirit.
In the update, the club announced that Jimmy’s family requested that they be tagged in any posts, stories or messages, so “please share any of your own memories, stories or messages using these tags”
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Sharjah Rugby Club shared the sad loss with the community
We are heartbroken to announce that on Sunday evening our friend, teammate and Co-Chairman, Jimmy Walsh, passed away.
Jimmy had been a key player, supporter, chairman and outright legend for the Wandies since he joined in 2010. He was an infectiously energetic and generous character, full of life and he was a joy to be around.
He was a key in our title winning team in 2016, a vital member of restarting the Wanderers after the club folded for a year in 2018/19 and again was the main man in restarting the Sharjah 10’s, an event that people loved, after a 4 year break. He was also a great link in the hosting of the first supervets competition at the Sharjah Wanderers Sports Club this year. That was the kind of man he was, he would help out anybody that asked, on or off the field. And he loved an epic voicenote.
We will be honoring Jimmy in some way in the coming weeks, and further details will be shared in time.
He will truly be missed. Rest in peace Jimmy.
The family have asked that they be tagged in any posts, stories or messages, so please share any of your own memories, stories or messages using the tags below:
Lastly a message to everyone, we emphasise to reach out and not be afraid to come forward and talk to someone. We need to stress to everyone young and old that in life, just like in rugby, if we work as a team there is nothing we can’t tackle together.