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#21 Dave T

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 01:31 PM

RIP - very sad news.

 

Thoughts to his friends and family.

 

Inspirational that he didn't just accept his illness and fate and finished his life on his terms helping others.



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Posted 09 November 2013 - 01:38 PM

puts things in to perspective for us moaners and groaners when something terrible like this happens, superb player, amazing fundraiser, very very sad day indeed, thoughts and best wishes to his family at this sad time.


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#23 RSN

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 01:42 PM

R.I.P Steve.

A truly outstanding and inspirational human being.

Nothing more can be said, thoughts with his friends and family.

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 01:47 PM

I was very lucky to have met him twice when he was doing his fundraising.

 

Both times it was a pleasure to see him. He always took time to speak to me.

 

What a man, what a hero. I really hope the game can find some way to honor him.



#25 welshmagpie

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 01:57 PM

What awful news. Rest in Peace Steve.

#26 Griff9of13

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:00 PM

Truly speechless when I heard the news. Sometimes the word legend is overused, but not in Steve Prescott's case. RIP.  


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#27 Chanter

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:03 PM

Tragic news.

 

R.I.P



#28 St Reatham

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:05 PM

Terribly, terribly sad news.

#29 Martyn Sadler

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:06 PM

I feel desperately sad today. Steve Prescott faced adversity with such a good humour and put others before himself. An astonishing man.

 

Very nice tribute just paid to him on the BBC's coverage of the England-Fiji game. Very nice words spoken in particular by Jon Wilkin, who looked devastated.

 

This news makes it difficult to concentrate on the match.



#30 MrPosh

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:09 PM

In amongst all of these richly deserved tributes to Steve Prescott the man, as rugby fans I think that we should also pay tribute to a very handy player. 


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#31 tonyXIII

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:11 PM

Very sad news. So young. Such an inspirational figure. He leaves behind so many great memories. RIP Steve Prescott.


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#32 Dave T

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:11 PM

I feel desperately sad today. Steve Prescott faced adversity with such a good humour and put others before himself. An astonishing man.

 

Very nice tribute just paid to him on the BBC's coverage of the England-Fiji game. Very nice words spoken in particular by Jon Wilkin, who looked devastated.

 

This news makes it difficult to concentrate on the match.

Yes, was quite moving the tribute from people who have obviously played with him and know him and were clearly very upset.



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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:13 PM

Rest in peace Steve a wonderful servant to the game, family and life. I thank you for your courage and inspiration something we could all need more of at times.
I hope this can bring the RL family together to ensure your family is provided for in the future.

#34 chuffer

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:17 PM

I honestly thought he'd keep going forever, every time you heard something about him, he was doing another amazing fund-raising feat.....he just seemed to simply refuse to let it beat him.....those who knew him must feel honoured to have done so. RIP steve, the courage and selflessness you showed will inspire for generations

#35 dkw

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:19 PM

Although its almost been an inevitability it still very sad and upsetting. Its incredible that he went 7 years beyond his expected survival time, a true RL legend in every sense of the word.

#36 Simmo

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:20 PM

Life just isn't fair sometimes.

 

R.I.P. Steve, there won't be another like you around any time soon.



#37 Robin Evans

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:22 PM

Can't add to what's already posted. R.I.P owd lad!
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#38 dkw

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:32 PM

Amazing to see the crowd break into spontaneous applause then, I don't mind admitting it brought a tear to my eyes.

#39 Larry the Leit

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:35 PM

A sad loss. Didn't know until I tuned in to the game.
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#40 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 02:39 PM

Amazing to see the crowd break into spontaneous applause then, I don't mind admitting it brought a tear to my eyes.


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