Wigan Rugby League Club are sad to hear of the death of former player Bill Bretherton.

Bill played 119 times for the Wigan Club over five seasons, scoring 13 tries. A member of the 1959 Challenge Cup winning team alongside names such as Billy Boston, Eric Ashton and Brian McTigue, Bill also won a League Championship with Wigan as well as the Lancashire League.

The Club offers its deepest condolences to Bill’s family and friends at this time.

Bill’s funeral will take place this Thursday (21st August), 11:30am at Upholland Parish Church.

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