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The funeral of former Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity rugby league star Steve Prescott will be held on Monday , November 18.
The 39-year-old former Great Britain full back died at the weekend after a long battle with cancer.
A Requiem Mass will be held in Lowe House Church in his hometown of St Helens followed by a private committal St Helens crematorium.
Hull FC is to open a book of condolence in memory of former player - and prolific fundraiser - Steve Prescott, later this week. It will enable fans to pay tribute to the father-of-two, who has died, aged 39, after a long battle with cancer.
Since being told his illness was terminal, seven years ago, Mr Prescott raised half a million pounds for charity. A book of condolence has already been opened at St Helen's, where he also played.
A book of condolence for Hull FC rugby legend Steve Prescott will be available for fans to sign at St Helen's ground, Langtree Park, all this week. And one is expected to open at the KC Stadium later this week for the people of hull to leave their tributes.
A book of condolence is being opened for St. Helens legend Steve Prescott, who passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. Fans will be able to sign the book at Saint's ground Langtree Park, where it'll remain open for a week.
The RFL says Steve Prescott MBE was a true hero. He has died, aged 39 after a long illness. He was capped by both England and Ireland at international level and had successful spells with Hull FC and St Helens.
Tributes have been paid to the former Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity rugby league star Steve Prescott who has died at the age of 39 after a long battle with cancer. Lisa Walton reports.
Former rugby league international star Steve Prescott has died at the age of 39. The Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity star had been suffering from a rare type of stomach cancer and had spent the last couple of weeks in hospital.
Prescott raised thousands of pounds for charity and was awarded an MBE in 2009.