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Rugby League pays tribute to Jordan Cox

Cox, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington, Sheffield, Doncaster and York, died today, aged 27. Tributes have poured in from across Rugby League following the sudden passing of Jordan Cox. Cox, who played …

Cox, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington, Sheffield, Doncaster and York, died today, aged 27.

Tributes have poured in from across Rugby League following the sudden passing of Jordan Cox.

Cox, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington, Sheffield, Doncaster and York, was 27.

He died at home in Hull, in circumstances believed to be non-suspicious and not related to the current public health situation.

Former team-mates of Cox, players, coaches and journalists have published messages in the player’s honour

We will continue to update this article with new messages.

RIP Jordan. Great bloke. You made my years up in Hull a lot easier. Thank you for the constant laughs. Rest easy mate https://t.co/FXiVoXEh0k

— Omari Caro (@Omaricaro) April 30, 2020

 

Absolutely lost for words. Was only speaking to him a few days ago 😞 rest easy big fella. https://t.co/MGZG1Do1by

— Kevin Penny (@KevinPenny6) April 30, 2020

 

What an incredibly sad piece of news. Jordan Cox, who had been playing Rugby League for Doncaster this year, has died at the age of 27. My thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends. RIP Jordan

— Martyn Sadler (@MartynSadler) April 30, 2020

 

RIP Jordan Cox. So sad. Thought go out to his family & friends. 💌

— Joshua Charnley (@Joshuacharnley) April 30, 2020

 

Awful news, always full of smiles and laughter. One of the biggest characters I’ve played with, rest in peace pal ❤️. https://t.co/lJjSdkoY32

— Matthew Russell (@mattyrussell3) April 30, 2020

 

Can’t believe it. No words. Thoughts go out to your family… rest easy bud. https://t.co/4DcxrlzXJy

— Morgan Smith (@morgsssssmith) April 30, 2020

 

Absolutely devastated RIP big fella made the room light up with fun and laughter never a boring moment with you 😢

— Chris Hill (@Chrishilly1987) April 30, 2020

 

RIP Coxy thoughts with his family 😢 https://t.co/2WJILMBR6O

— Scott Murrell (@scottmurrell85) April 30, 2020

 

Very shocked when I got this sad news. Was at KR when he came up into the first team and made his debut. Thoughts go to his Mum and family. RIP Coxy https://t.co/9vJsdS7DFT

— Scott Taylor (@ScottTagTaylor) April 30, 2020

 

Truly one of a kind Coxy.

The trip back from Wembley and you knew The Sugarhill Gangs “Rappers delight” word for word will stay with me forever pal.

Fly high big fella.#sleepinpeace https://t.co/Wt8mkUeZju

— ryan atkins (@rararyan85) April 30, 2020

 

Rest in peace young fella. https://t.co/g3d0fnWjTN

— Jamie foster (@jamiefoster22) April 30, 2020

 

Absolutely knocked for six by news of Jordan Cox’s passing.

Had me in absolute stitches whenever I spoke to or interviewed him during his year at Wire and I’ll long remember his length-of-the-field dash at Wakefield.

Thoughts and prayers with his family and friends 😢

— Matthew Turner (@MattTurner_WG) April 30, 2020

 

Such sad news to hear about Coxy he was a character and a top lad!! Lucky to have known him and shared some memories with him! Thoughts are with his family at this time😔

— Joe Westerman (@joewesty13787) April 30, 2020

 

This is devastating news to wake up to😔 Such an energetic character that was always good for a laugh & a great boost for team morale.
My deepest condolences to his family during this time🙏🏼 @WarringtonRLFC https://t.co/tUcaCYLwXh

— Ashton Sims (@ashtonsims26) April 30, 2020

 

Rest easy big man!
A massive character gone too soon #RIPJordan https://t.co/fwcBUtSFQP

— Josh Guzdek (@JoshGuzdek) April 30, 2020

 

Absolutely gutting. Thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP mate https://t.co/Tf3UGJd9e2

— Anthony Thackeray (@thacks7) April 30, 2020

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