A funeral will be held today for St Helens rugby league star Steve Prescott.
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Family and friends have been paying tribute to St Helens rugby league legend Steve Prescott, whose funeral was held today.
Steve had been battling a rare form of stomach cancer. Despite that he underwent numerous endurance challenges and raised almost half a million pounds for charity.
Taylor Prescott spoke about his father at his funeral in St Helens - he said one day he hoped to make his Dad as proud as he is one of his father's achievements. Taylor said when his Dad was first diagnosed when he was 5 he promised that he would always do his best.
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The 39-year-old had been battling a rare form of stomach cancer for the last seven years. He raised almost half a million pounds for research with a series of endurance challenges. Our reporter Chris Hall was at St Mary's Lowe House Church in St Helens.
Hundreds of people lined the streets of St Helens ahead of the funeral of St Helens rugby league star Steve Prescott.
The 39-year-old passed away after battling a rare form of stomach cancer for the last seven years. He raised almost half a million pounds for research in a series of endurance challenges, including marathons, walks and bike rides. The money raised went to the Steve Prescott Foundation.[
Prescott was part of an all-conquering St Helens team. An outstanding full back, he scored 340 points for his home town club during five glittering seasons.
A funeral will be held later for St Helens Rugby League star Steve Prescott. The 39-year-old had been battling a rare form of stomach cancer for the last seven years. He raised almost half a million pounds for research in a series of endurance challenges
We were joined in the studio by the former St Helens and Great Britain captain Paul Sculthorpe, who paid tribute to his friend Steve Prescott.
Steve Prescott speaks to Mike Hall in his final interview for Granada Reports in June 2013.
So sad to hear the news about Steve Prescott. He was an amazing man http://t.co/3qD1XzgEjB
Horrible news about Steve Prescott an unbelievable inspiration and friend. Rip mate u will sadly missed!!
Inspirational, tough, selfless, humble, courageous, modest.. These words don't do justice to a man like Steve Prescott. R.I.P mate