Dinnington Rugby Club pays tribute to ‘real gentleman’ Rob Hurdley

Rob Hurdley
Rob Hurdley

Dinnington Rugby Club had paid tribute to former player and ‘real gentleman’ Rob Hurdley, who died in an incident in a Maltby pub on Sunday night.

A statement on the club’s website reads : “It is with great sadness that DRUFC have to announce the death of club stalwart Rob Hurdley.”

“Rob has been a player, coach, sponsor and has always played a major role within the club.”

“Everyone associated with DRUFC would like to offer their condolences to Rob’s family and close friends. A real gentleman.”

Club captain Matt Starr paid tribute to Rob on the club’s Facebook page.

He said: “One of the kindest men I ever had the honour of knowing. Helped me through some tough times always there and never judged. Will miss you big man.”