Legend, Dave Sims Gloucester Rugby passed away.
The Rugby Community pays tributes on social media.
Sims was the captain for the Cherry & Whites, he handled everything one-handedly in the most professional way possible.
He was engaged with Gloucester Rugby for over 12 years. During his journey, he marked his appearances for England three times in 1998.
Sims was the grandson of the legend Tom Prince, who was also a former England player.
The 52 years old was a native of Gloucester and was born in 1969. Sims attended Churchdown School.
Moreover, he began his career at Longlevens RFC. After leaving RFC he marked his debut in 1988 for Gloucester. In 1990 Sims represented England at the Under 21 level.
In the 1998 Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa tour, Sims made sure that he gathered the three senior caps. Moreover. Sims also played for the Barbarians in 1995, 1996, and 1999.
Fans, family, and Friends have routed towards social media to pay their tribute to his professional life. In this tough time, fans also remember his family
People are cherishing his lovely moments during his life span.
Dave Sims story – my sister bought his house from him in Longford. On moving day I arrived to help her move in and, obviously feeling threatened by my physical prowess, Sims had the entire Glaws first-team squad helping him. Suffice to say it didn’t take long.” – Ian Taylor
With a teary eye, his long childhood pal Barry Preece remember the good time spent together says,
“ I have just heard the very sad news that Dave Sims has passed away. Such sad news. Grew up with Dave from Infant and Junior School. Great sportsman from our Junior Football and of course his fantastic years of rugby. Sending best wishes and love to his family, friends. RIP Dave.”
Reportedly no cause of death has been made publicly.