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The latest news, updates and information for the Hunslet RL Ex Parkside Players Association.

Georges Birthday

LATEST NEWS Posted on Sun, July 21, 2019 01:16PM


LATEST NEWS Posted on Sun, June 30, 2019 10:46AM

Happy Birthday from all fellow parksiders.

George Clark Born 17.07 1949 Centre three quarter

Barry Lee Born21.07.1943 1965 Wembley Winger

Peter Halligan Born 26.07.1946 A tough and rough Hooker


George Clark is having a birthday bash on the 20th July at 2pm at the Peggy Tub to Celebrate his 70s Birthday every one welcome.

Photos from 47th Reunion

LATEST NEWS Posted on Tue, June 18, 2019 04:24PM

From L to R, Allan Bancroft, Phil Evans, Alf Burnell, Bill Ramsey and David Marshall.
Alf presented Allan, Phil, Bill and Dave with their Heritage Certificate’s

Jack Richardson, Alan Griffiths and Jimmy Crampton


LATEST NEWS Posted on Tue, June 04, 2019 07:39AM

Happy Birthday” From all your friends

Colin Larkin 02/06/1946 Now residing in Australia

Mick Chamberlain 08/06/1947 Fleet footed centre/Stand off

Phil Hodgson 13/06/1952 The roving reporter

Alf (Ginger) Burnell 14/06/1924 Our oldest member a true great Tourist

Derek Foster 18/06/1935 Flying Wingman

Kevin Bew 20/06/1948 Ball winning Hooker

Gary Hetherington 24/06/1954 Honorary member (Mr Rugby League )

Geoff Crewdson 27/06/1938 Great Britain tourist Prop

Maurice Bamford Funeral Date

LATEST NEWS Posted on Wed, May 29, 2019 09:23AM

Maurice Bamford’s funeral will take place at Park Wood Crematorium, Elland, HX5 9HX on Friday 7th June 2019 at 12.00 noon.

Although it has not been confirmed officially, a celebration of Maurice’s life may be held afterwards at Headingley.



LATEST NEWS Posted on Sat, May 25, 2019 12:01PM

Hunslet Rugby League Parkside ex Players Association are please to announce that we have appointed former player, Ken Sykes as its President, succeeding Harry Jepson OBE and Ken Eyre

Ken Sykes signed professional forms for Hunslet RLFC in 1971 and played in the final game at Parkside. He went on to play for the New Hunslet club.
Following his retirement as a player Ken as been a staunch member of the association and his council has been welcomed.
He has been and is a leading force in grassroot Rugby League especially with his home club Heworth ARLFC.


LATEST NEWS Posted on Thu, May 23, 2019 10:03AM

It is with the deepest sadness that I have to inform you of the passing away of one of our honorary members Maurice Bamford.

Maurice passed away this morning in Hospital

Our condolences and deepest sympathy goes out to all of Maurice’s family.

I will inform you of the funeral arrangements once they have been arranged.



LATEST NEWS Posted on Mon, May 06, 2019 07:34PM

Arrangements for Gordons funeral are as follows…….

The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 14th May at 1.40pm.
Cottingley Crematorium, Ring Road, Leeds LS11 0UE

Family flowers only please, a donation plate will be available at the service in Gordons memory for the Hunslet Rugby Foundation.

After the service Gordons family would like to welcome every one for refreshments
to further celebrate Gordons life.
To be held in the Phoenix Bar, South Leeds Stadium,
Middleton Grove, Leeds LS11 5DJ.

RIP Gordon

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