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Wales Rugby League mourns death of Scott Bessant

He unfortunately lost his battle with pneumonia today. Former Wales international Scott Bessant has unfortunately passed away at the ages of 37 after complications with pneumonia. Pontypool born Bessant played rugby union growing up but …

He unfortunately lost his battle with pneumonia today.

Former Wales international Scott Bessant has unfortunately passed away at the ages of 37 after complications with pneumonia.

Pontypool born Bessant played rugby union growing up but turned to the 13 a side game in 2007, playing for Newport Titans, and went on to win six caps for Wales Dragonhearts through his career whilst also having a spell coaching Torfaen Tigers.

Wales Rugby League issued a heartfelt statement on this tragic news:

“Everyone at Wales Rugby League sends their sincere condolences to Scott’s family and his multitude of friends.

“RIP Scott Bessant 11/06/1983 – 25/06/2020.”

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