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Richard Bloomfield

Unfortunately, Richard Bloomfield, one of our ex-players, passed away on Feb 28th 2014. Our condolences to his family.

Richard signed for Keighley as an 18 year old in January 1957 and made his debut on 6th December 1958 v Whitehaven at home. Keighley won this game 22-5.

Richard played 95 games, scoring 6 tries and kicking 37 goals for 89 points. His last game for Keighley was against Halifax away where we lost 10-19.

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  1. john french says:

    remember dick playing i think he was a forward a8 or 10 thats when forwards where forwards i think he would play at the same time has billy sharpe oscar redman jackson brothers

  2. Julie Bloomfield says:

    If any past players would like to attend the funeral, it will take place on Tuesday 18th March at 2pm at Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane Wakefield. You would all be welcome to his final farewell. Thanks Julie (daughter)

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