It is with the deepest sadness that I have to inform you that David Croft passed away yesterday 14th August.

David signed for Hunslet on the 16th July 1964. He made his first debut against Leeds RL at Headingley in the Lazenby Cup on the 16th August 1965.

In total Dave played 15 first team game ending his rugby career in June 1969.

In the 1980s he became a director of the New Hunslet RLFC.

Id would like to offer all our deepest sympathy and condolences to David’s family.

I will inform you of the funeral arrangements once they are announced.

RIP David