We are sorry to announce the passing away of Alan Marchant aged 74.

Alan was Hunslet’s scrum half in the memorable Challenge Cup Final at Wembley in 1965, Alan had previously played for Halifax RLC.

His funeral will take place at Pontefract Crematorium on Tuesday the 19th of Feb at 12.00. After the funeral we will be going to the Magnet Hotel on Pontefract Rd, Castleford.

His son Jonathan would like to welcome all Alan’s friends and playing colleagues to attend if possible.