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Weʼre raising £5,000 to Having received news that my brother, Richard Moore, has been forced into retirement, I appeal to the Rugby League Community for support.

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Having just received news that my brother, Richard Moore, has been forced into retirement, I appeal to the Rugby League Community for support.

At 15 years of age, he signed professional terms with his home-town club Keighley Cougars. Since then he has made more than 350 appearances for 10 clubs across Super League, the Championship and League One.
Crohn’s disease didn’t force him off the park, such was his desire to continue making his living from the sport he loved.
Those in our game who knew him, talk of his willingness to offer advice to younger teammates, and his warm, open nature when chatting with fans. He was a true professional in every sense of the word.
Richard’s injury could not have come at worse time. A head injury sustained during the first game of a two-year contract has meant that financial obligations will now be difficult to meet. His current club Hunslet have been fantastic, but notwithstanding their generosity, the shortfall will pose a significant challenge for Richard and his family.
Please spare what you can. I have ultimate faith in the Rugby League family will come together, as they always do, when adversity strikes. For this reason, I proceed with confidence in making this appeal.

Yours in Rugby,
Chris Clough.

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  • Anna Dawson1 month ago
    Anna Dawson

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    1 month ago

    Richards interview with BBC radio xhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/56099578263/permalink/10156480076163264?sfns=mo

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 24, 2019

    Always admired this man continuing to play RL with Crohn’s. Sorry to learn of forced retirement. Good luck for the future.

    £10.00

  • John Normington

    John Normington

    Mar 22, 2019

    Hope you get over this hurdle quickly.

    £10.00

  • Peter Todd

    Peter Todd

    Mar 21, 2019

    First saw you playing for Keighley Schools U11 and was there at your final game, for Hunslet.Good luck for your future

    £50.00

  • Darren Williams

    Darren Williams

    Mar 21, 2019

    Thanks for all the memories, proud to call you a personal friend.

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 21, 2019

    Good luck for the future mate, hope to see you back involved in the game ASAP (hopefully at Hunslet) #rugbyleaguelegend

    £10.00

  • David Moss

    David Moss

    Mar 21, 2019

    Get well soon Richard!Thinking of you and the your family

    £50.00

  • Barry Schofield

    Barry Schofield

    Mar 21, 2019

    £5.00

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