Tributes paid to former Malta international rugby star

Tributes have been paid to former Malta international rugby player Leo Mifsud.

The former Falcons player, from Valletta, passed away suddenly at the age of 50.

Kavallieri Rugby Club described him as ‘a true gentleman on and off the pitch’ in a post on social media.

Malta Rugby Football Union president Kevin Buttigieg added: ‘Malta rugby has lost a real gentleman.

‘Leo was alway that guy who puts a smile on your face.

‘He was a solid player on the pitch and a gentle giant off the pitch.

‘Leo was in the first ever international team that played for Malta against Moldova.

‘He will be missed by many a true gentleman has left us.’

Kavallieri Rugby Football Club are deeply saddened with the news of the demise of Leo Mifsud. He was a true gentleman on…

Publiée par Kavallieri Rugby Football Club sur Dimanche 5 janvier 2020

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