Dale schoolboy's death: Breakaway ref society scrutinised tackle about 50 times

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Liyabona Teyise.
Liyabona Teyise.

The chairperson of the breakaway East London Barbarian Referees' Society Josh Kent revealed details of how their appointed official in the game between Dale College and Port Rex Technical High School handled the fatal "freak accident" that caused Liyabona Teyise's death.

Teyise, an 18-year-old Dale First XV rugby player and pupil, died earlier this month after suffering a head injury in a game between the two East London schools.

He briefly lost consciousness, but was able to walk off the field where he was attended to by a pitch-side medical team. 

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