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Rugby League World - April 2014
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RIP Nigel Marland

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#1 roughyed34

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:55 AM

It is with great sadness that i woke up this morning to the news one of our very own has passed away. A great man who did wonders for the club and ORSA as well as his other interests in drama and other things. A proper gent and a true Oldham supporter not just for the club but the town. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. God bless. RIP Nige :(

#2 OutOfTownRoughyed

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:24 AM

Well said mate heartbroken at the news mate Nigel was a friend and an ambassador for the club he will be sorely missed. RIP Nigel

#3 saints10coach

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 09:09 AM

RIP Nigel. You leave a big hole at the club and in the town.

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#4 The Baron Mk11

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 12:49 PM

I knew Nigel through his work in the theater, but non the less, he was also a stalwart Roughyead, he will be sadly missed. RIP Nigel Marland.


Kind Regards


The Baron (Hornets) 

Edited by The Baron Mk11, 22 January 2014 - 04:39 PM.



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Posted 22 January 2014 - 02:07 PM

RIP Nigel


Another rugby league stalwart passes away.




#6 Tony Mac

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 02:14 PM

Very sad news indeed about this true gentleman. 


Thoughts and condolences go out to his family.

Tony Mac


Nobody believes the official spokesman, but everybody trusts an unidentified source.

#7 higgy

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:07 PM

Rest in peace you will be sadly missed Nigel.

Edited by higgy, 22 January 2014 - 07:07 PM.

#8 TOSH1960

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:56 AM

A real gent who will be sorely missed. Prayers go out to the family.

#9 OutsiderLookingIn

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Posted 24 January 2014 - 11:31 PM

The thing I will remember most about Nigel, is his smileyness! I never saw him without a smile on his face. His love and passion for his beloved Roughyeds always hone through. RIP Nigel. GBNF xxxxx

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 12:33 PM

A true gentleman. Well liked by everyone.

Rest in Peace Nigel.

#11 donquixote

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 06:52 PM

 Nigel was a credit to ORLFC and ORSA. Always polite, pleasant and supportive. He worked selflessly on behalf of his beloved Roughyeds and will be badly missed. I personally will miss one of life's true gentlemen.

Edited by donquixote, 25 January 2014 - 06:52 PM.

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#12 TOSH1960

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 09:58 AM

Nigel's funeral will be at Hollinwood crematorium at 2pm on Friday 31st January. Nigel's request is that people wear what they are comfortable in.

#13 OutOfTownRoughyed

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Posted 29 January 2014 - 10:56 PM

Myself and Roughyed34 and allroughyed attending in a suit but carrying Roughyeds scarf

#14 Logic

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Posted 31 January 2014 - 11:37 PM

It was an excellent turn-out today for one of the 'very best'. The wonderful tributes said it all. Nigel lived his life to the full but most of all, he put his energy and personality into everything with which he was involved, mostly to the benefit of others. He will be very sadly missed by all who knew him.

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