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Rugby League Benevolent Fund raises over £30,000 for family of Danny Jones

Rugby league fans have raised over £30,000 for the family of Danny Jones. Jones tragically died of a suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing during his side Keighley’s game at London Skolars on Sunday. The Rugby League Benevolent Fund appeal had received over £30,000 in donations by the following day. A statement from Keighley Cougars said: […]

Rugby league fans have raised over £30,000 for the family of Danny Jones.

Jones tragically died of a suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing during his side Keighley’s game at London Skolars on Sunday.

The Rugby League Benevolent Fund appeal had received over £30,000 in donations by the following day.

A statement from Keighley Cougars said: “Danny was much loved and highly respected by all at the club and in rugby league.

“He was the life and soul in the dressing room, a natural leader, a true professional and irreplaceable. We are devastated.”

Jones leaves behind five month old twins and his wife, Liz.

To donate to the appeal visit

Budding Sport Journalist, originally from York, studying in Plymouth. NothingButLeague contributor and creator of http://thecharlieellisblog.wordpress.com

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