Former Rovers captain Mullaney’s funeral is on Thursday

The funeral of Featherstone Rovers legend Joe Mullaney is on New Year’s Eve (Thursday) at Pontefract Crematorium (10.20am).

Saturday, 26th December 2015, 9:09 am
Forner Rovers captain Joe Mullaney.

Former Rovers captain Mullaney died at the age of 81 after a long illness.

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He scored 85 tries in 319 appearances for the club after signing for them from Sharlston Rovers in 1953.

His half-back partnership with another Rovers all-time great Don Fox was one of the most successful in the club’s history.