FORUMS FORUMS






RLFANS.COM
Celebrating
25 years service to
the Rugby League
Community!
  

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of England, Great Britain and Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow at the age of just forty-one years from complications of the Motor Neurone Disease which he has suffered so bravely and inspirationally since his diagnosis almost five years ago.

Rob passed today at Pinderfield's Hospital in Wakefield after a short illness after he was admitted earlier in the week and he leaves behind his dedicated wife Lindsey, along with his three children Macy, Maya and Jackson who have been so brave over the last few years and inspirational in their support of Dad and family man Rob.

Rob retired from rugby league in 2017 after sixteen successful seasons at his only club, Leeds Rhinos where he made 492 appearances and scored 195 tries and 157 goals. During his club career he won eight Super League Grand Finals, two Challenge Cups, three World Club Challenge Cups, three League Leaders Shields, two Harry Sunderland Trophies, three selections for the Super League Dream Team and an MBE in the 2021 Queens New Years Honours List. The was a perfect professional, feared and admired by all in the game, able to play way beyond his stature and weight, and a fabulous representative of the game in the public eye.

Rob was recognised on the international stage and represented England on thirteen occasions spanning 2004 to 2013 and scored nine tries and twelve goals. He also pulled on a Great Britain shirt on five occasions with four tries and nine goals to his name.

Despite a stellar career and renown in the game it was his terrible diagnosis with motor neurone disease in December 2019 which brought him to the attention of the wider public and his tireless campaigning and fundraising alongside Lindsey and his family and his great friend Kevin Sinfield. Rob and Kevin raised an incredible amount of money, in excess of fifteen million pounds, as the rugby league world dug deep and took his cause to their hearts.

He leaves an incredible legacy, both to those who remember his mercurial performances in the Blue and Amber, and to those who will benefit from his fundraising in the future. As someone who stood on the terraces and watched the majority of those five hundred appearances, and had the honour to meet Rob on several occasions, he was someone who put joy in our hearts and smiles on our faces without expecting anything in return.  

Rob Burrow, a giant of the game, you will be missed.



facebook sharing button
twitter sharing button
pinterest sharing button
email sharing button
sharethis sharing button


Posted by RLFANS News Hound on Sun 2nd Jun 2024 8:48 PM | Views : 4796 | Replies : 0 | BACK TO STORIES



All views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of the RLFANS.COM or its subsites.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that news stories, articles and images are correct, we cannot be held responsible for errors. However, if you feel any material on this website is copyrighted or incorrect in any way please contact us using the link at the top of the page so we can remove it or negotiate copyright permission.

RLFANS.COM, the owners of this website, is not responsible for the content of its sub-sites or posts, please email the author of this sub-site or post if you feel you find an article offensive or of a choice nature that you disagree with.

Copyright 1999 - 2024 RLFANS.COM

You must be 18+ to gamble, for more information and for help with gambling issues see https://www.begambleaware.org/.



Please Support RLFANS.COM


1.5185546875:5
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
25m
Smith out ASAP
Once were Lo
678
28m
Rodwell
Luppylad
10
31m
Game - Song Titles
Boss Hog
37558
35m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
59672
Recent
Jon Wilkin
Shabino
12
Recent
TV Games - Not Hull
Large Paws
1952
Recent
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
Recent
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
Recent
Barrow v Halifax
Listenup94
10
Recent
Leeds at Home
des lawson
271
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
34s
Cas a again
WWste
55
45s
Wakefield Trinity Heritage Podcast - Season 3
Shifty Cat
37
46s
TV Games - Not Hull
Large Paws
1952
1m
TJ on a diet
Prince Buste
6
1m
Andy Badrock - new signing apparently
Jack Gaskell
3
1m
Shopping list for 2025
mwindass
2694
1m
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
1m
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
2m
Surely its all over now for Watson
Fartown58
3
2m
Jon Wilkin
Shabino
12
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
TJ on a diet
Prince Buste
6
TODAY
Leigh Leopards Resurgence Claims Dragons Scalp
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
TODAY
Jon Wilkin
Chesterrhino
1
TODAY
Hull FC Get Second Win By Beating the Rhinos
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Surely its all over now for Watson
Fartown58
3
TODAY
Super Salford First Half Slays The Wolves
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Tonights game v Salford
Boss Hog
76
TODAY
7pm tonight
lifelongfan
12
TODAY
Andy Badrock - new signing apparently
Jack Gaskell
3
TODAY
OCarroll extends contract
smiffythebul
4
TODAY
Sintillins
BigTime
5
TODAY
Max Lehmann signs
Rafa9
4
TODAY
Squads - Dragons v Leopards
Cokey
1
TODAY
Whitehaven A
Bull Mania
4
TODAY
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
TODAY
England to play Samoa in autumn Test Series
RLFANS News
1
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Leigh Leopards Resurgence Clai..
245
Hull FC Get Second Win By Beat..
234
Super Salford First Half Slays..
360
England to play Samoa in autum..
394
Wakefield Trinity Show No Merc..
1371
Wigan Warriors Dominate Challe..
1064
St Helens Beat Leeds To Lift F..
1178
Rugby League to pay homage to ..
1261
2024 State of Origin - Game 1 ..
1299
Rob Burrow - The Passing of a ..
1798
Salford Red Devils Up To Six A..
1427
Leeds Into The Six After Derby..
1429
Weakened Wigan Beat Warrington..
1470
St Helens Extend Lead At The T..
1630
Wigan Warriors Back Level Top ..
2758
POSTSONLINEREGISTRATIONSRECORD
19.6M 1,954 80,08014,103
LOGIN HERE
or REGISTER for more features!.

When you register you get access to the live match scores, live match chat and you can post in the discussions on the forums.
RLFANS Match Centre
 TODAY
     National Rugby League 2024-R15
 FT
Hover 
Manly
30-14
St.George
 FT
Hover 
Newcastle
18-26
Penrith
     Womens Super League 2024-R6
14:00
Hudds W
v
LeedsW
       League One 2024-R11
14:00
Newcastle
v
Oldham
14:30
Crusaders
v
Workington
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R14
15:00
LondonB
v
St.Helens
       Championship 2024-R11
15:00
Dewsbury
v
York
15:00
Sheffield
v
Featherstone
15:00
Swinton
v
Batley
15:00
Whitehaven
v
Bradford
15:00
Widnes
v
Wakefield
       League One 2024-R11
15:00
Cornwall
v
Rochdale
15:00
Hunslet
v
Midlands
 Thu 20th Jun
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R15
20:00
Castleford
v
Hull KR
 Fri 21st Jun
     National Rugby League 2024-R16
11:00
Dolphins
v
Melbourne
     Mens Super League XXVIII-R15
20:00
Leeds
v
Leigh
20:00
Wigan
v
LondonB
 Sat 22nd Jun
     National Rugby League 2024-R16
06:00
Gold Coast
v
NZ Warriors
08:30
Sydney
v
Canterbury
10:35
Souths
v
Manly
ALL SCORES PROVIDED BY RLFANS.COM (SETTINGS)
Matches on TV
Sun 16th Jun
SL
15:00
LondonB-St.Helens
Thu 20th Jun
SL
20:00
Castleford-Hull KR
Fri 21st Jun
SL
20:00
Leeds-Leigh
SL
20:00
Wigan-LondonB
Sat 22nd Jun
SL
15:00
Hull FC-Warrington
SL
17:30
Catalans-Huddersfield
Sun 23rd Jun
SL
15:00
Salford-St.Helens
Wed 26th Jun
SOO
11:05
New South Wales-Queensland
Sat 29th Jun
MINT2024
17:00
France M-England M
WINT2024
14:30
FRANCE W-ENGLAND W
Wed 17th Jul
SOO
11:05
Queensland-New South Wales
Sat 17th Aug
SL
18:00
Warrington-Leeds
SL
15:30
Wigan-St.Helens
SL
13:00
Hull FC-LondonB
Sun 18th Aug
SL
13:00
Leigh-Salford
SL
15:30
Catalans-Hull KR
SL
18:00
Huddersfield-Castleford
Sun 27th Oct
MINT2024
14:30
England M-Samoa M
Sat 2nd Nov
MINT2024
14:30
England M-Samoa M
Sun 16th Jun
NRL
LIVE
Manly30-14St.George
NRL
LIVE
Newcastle18-26Penrith
Sat 15th Jun
SL 14 Hull FC18-10Leeds
SL 14 Catalans2-10Leigh
WSL2024 6 BarrowW6-46WiganW
WSL2024 6 FeatherstoneW10-16Wire W
CH 11 Barrow28-38Halifax
CH 11 Toulouse52-0Doncaster
NRL 15 Wests18-10Gold Coast
NRL 15 NZ Warriors24-38Melbourne
NRL 15 Parramatta18-28Sydney
Fri 14th Jun
SL 14 Castleford8-10Wigan
SL 14 Hull KR32-6Huddersfield
SL 14 Warrington14-25Salford
NRL 15 Canberra16-34NQL Cowboys
NRL 15 Souths22-12Brisbane
Thu 13th Jun
NRL 15 Cronulla28-30Dolphins
Sun 9th Jun
NRL 14 Melbourne36-28Newcastle
NRL 14 Penrith32-22Manly
Sat 8th Jun
1895 6 Wakefield50-6Sheffield
This is an inplay table and live positions can change.
Mens Betfred Super League XXVIII ROUND : 1
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Wigan 13 367 164 203 22
St.Helens 13 353 136 217 20
Hull KR 14 370 189 181 20
Warrington 14 334 195 139 18
Salford 14 275 270 5 18
Catalans 14 266 202 64 16
 
Leeds 14 256 260 -4 14
Huddersfield 14 280 295 -15 12
Leigh 13 254 208 46 11
Castleford 14 226 416 -190 7
Hull FC 14 180 450 -270 4
LondonB 13 134 510 -376 2
This is an inplay table and live positions can change.
Betfred Championship 2024 ROUND : 1
 PLDFADIFFPTS
Wakefield 10 384 100 284 20
Widnes 10 260 171 89 15
Sheffield 10 288 170 118 14
Toulouse 10 276 174 102 12
Featherstone 10 290 211 79 12
Bradford 10 229 184 45 12
 
Doncaster 11 215 279 -64 9
Swinton 10 226 270 -44 8
Batley 10 161 218 -57 8
Whitehaven 10 192 272 -80 8
Halifax 11 208 313 -105 8
Barrow 10 179 293 -114 8
York 11 201 251 -50 6
Dewsbury 11 144 303 -159 2
RLFANS Recent Posts
FORUM
LAST
POST
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
25m
Smith out ASAP
Once were Lo
678
28m
Rodwell
Luppylad
10
31m
Game - Song Titles
Boss Hog
37558
35m
BORED The Band Name Game
Boss Hog
59672
Recent
Jon Wilkin
Shabino
12
Recent
TV Games - Not Hull
Large Paws
1952
Recent
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
Recent
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
Recent
Barrow v Halifax
Listenup94
10
Recent
Leeds at Home
des lawson
271
FORUM
LAST
VIEW
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
34s
Cas a again
WWste
55
45s
Wakefield Trinity Heritage Podcast - Season 3
Shifty Cat
37
46s
TV Games - Not Hull
Large Paws
1952
1m
TJ on a diet
Prince Buste
6
1m
Andy Badrock - new signing apparently
Jack Gaskell
3
1m
Shopping list for 2025
mwindass
2694
1m
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
1m
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
2m
Surely its all over now for Watson
Fartown58
3
2m
Jon Wilkin
Shabino
12
FORUM
NEW
TOPICS
TOPIC
POSTER
POSTS
TODAY
TJ on a diet
Prince Buste
6
TODAY
Leigh Leopards Resurgence Claims Dragons Scalp
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Kevin Sinfield
easyWire
5
TODAY
Jon Wilkin
Chesterrhino
1
TODAY
Hull FC Get Second Win By Beating the Rhinos
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Surely its all over now for Watson
Fartown58
3
TODAY
Super Salford First Half Slays The Wolves
RLFANS News
1
TODAY
Tonights game v Salford
Boss Hog
76
TODAY
7pm tonight
lifelongfan
12
TODAY
Andy Badrock - new signing apparently
Jack Gaskell
3
TODAY
OCarroll extends contract
smiffythebul
4
TODAY
Sintillins
BigTime
5
TODAY
Max Lehmann signs
Rafa9
4
TODAY
Squads - Dragons v Leopards
Cokey
1
TODAY
Whitehaven A
Bull Mania
4
TODAY
Round 13 Hull FC A
KaeruJim
103
TODAY
England to play Samoa in autumn Test Series
RLFANS News
1
NEWS ITEMS
VIEWS
Leigh Leopards Resurgence Clai..
245
Hull FC Get Second Win By Beat..
234
Super Salford First Half Slays..
360
England to play Samoa in autum..
394
Wakefield Trinity Show No Merc..
1371
Wigan Warriors Dominate Challe..
1064
St Helens Beat Leeds To Lift F..
1178
Rugby League to pay homage to ..
1261
2024 State of Origin - Game 1 ..
1299
Rob Burrow - The Passing of a ..
1798
Salford Red Devils Up To Six A..
1427
Leeds Into The Six After Derby..
1429
Weakened Wigan Beat Warrington..
1470
St Helens Extend Lead At The T..
1630
Wigan Warriors Back Level Top ..
2758


Visit the RLFANS.COM SHOP
for more merchandise!