Vince Farrar

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Vincent "Vince" Farrar (birth registered January→March 1947[1] – 13 July 2017) was an English professional rugby league footballer. He was born in Pontefract, England. He played in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, and coached in the 1980s.

Farrar played at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Featherstone Rovers (Captain) (Heritage № 451), Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Hull F.C., and Sheffield Eagles during the era of contested scrums, was captain of Hull during the 1978–79 season, and 1979–80 season,[2] and coaching at club level for Featherstone Rovers.[3][4]

Farrar died on 13 July 2017 of oropharyngeal cancer in Sheffield, South Yorkshire at the age of 70.[5]

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  1. "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. "Coaches and Captains". hullfc.com. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  3. "Death of Featherstone Rovers legend Farrar". pontefractandcastlefordexpress.co.uk. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  4. "Rovers Mourn Legend Farrar". featherstonerovers.co.uk. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017. 
  5. "Former Hull FC captain Vince Farrar passes away". pontefractandcastlefordexpress.co.uk. 13 July 2017. Retrieved 13 July 2017.