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RIP Jack Hirst

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#1 Parksider

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 10:55 AM

Another EX Hunslet player passes away.


#2 RobinHoodHawk

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 12:27 PM

RIP Jack .

Was Chief Scout at Hunslet for many years and no doubt steered numerous Oulton Juniors Hunslet's way over the years.

A true Gent who could always be seen at Rugby matches and around Rothwell.

#3 rodleydragons

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 05:09 PM

he was very good friends with my grandad as they worked together at e.j.arnold at lockwood park near the ground and also knew my dad very well.r.i.p. jack

#4 The King Of Leon

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 06:11 PM

Used to see him many times in Rothwell, another great old player gone r.i.p. Thats Bernard Prior, Geoff Shelton and Jack Hirst in the last few months , sad times
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#5 new orleans hawk

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Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:53 PM

RIP big Jack, I had the pleasure of working with him on the committee at Oulton when he was chairman. He was a gent and had a great sense of humor. Never seemed happier than when he was around the kids. I know my own son George really looked up to him. God bless you Jack and all the family you left behind.
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