The funeral of Evan Hawksworth will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell LS26 0QL on Tuesday July 25th at 1:00 p.m. followed by a private cremation. Evans wake will be held at Lofthouse Golf Club.

Evan’s father Gary wishes to thank his family and friends for their continued overwhelming support. He also wishes to thank and acknowledge the respect and affection given to Evan by the wider Rugby League family.

The family have asked for no flowers to be given. Adults attending the funeral to wear brightly coloured clothes and Evan’s team mates to wear club or school colours.

Monies raised by Evan’s just giving site will be donated to Martin House Children’s Hospice, Ward 47, children’s intensive care at Leeds General Infirmary and Stanley Rangers to build a new pitch in Evan’s name.