Funeral for Keighley Cougars' Danny Jones

The funeral will be held today for Keighley Cougars' rugby league player Danny Jones, who died at the age of 29, after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest while playing for his club. He had recently become a father of twins.

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Summer Bash raises £7,000 for Danny Jones fund

More than £7,000 has been raised for the Danny Jones fund by rugby league fans in Blackpool.

Summer Bash raises £7,000 for Danny Jones fund

Danny died playing for Keighley Cougars and more than 1,000 people attended his funeral on Friday.

An online funding page has raised over £150,000 for his family, including five-month old twins.

The Summer Bash is a new addition to the Championship calendar and has been introduced as part of the league restructuring.

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