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Kevin Beardmore Cause of Death? How Did Former Castleford’s Legend Die Explained

Former Castleford Tigers legend passed away at the age of 62.

How Did Kevin Beardmore Die?

Great Britain's famous Rugby player, Kevin Beardmore passed away. Castleford's Kevin Beardmore cause of death was an illness. Castleford Tigers confirmed his demise by sharing a statement and the statement reads,

“Castleford Tigers are saddened to learn about the passing of legendary player Kevin Beardmore, aged 62.”

“One-half of the iconic Beardmore Twins alongside brother Bob, Kevin was an uncompromising front-rower, plying his trade in the hooker position. With his signature taped-up headband, ‘Gripper' was an all-action style player who always caught the eye and will be fondly remembered in our club history as one of Castleford's greatest number nines,” it added.

The statement also says, “A proud local player, Kevin joined Cas from a strong Fryston community team in 1977 and developed in our system before making his senior debut against York in January 1980. Over the next twelve years, he would go on to make 247 club appearances, scoring 80 tries in the process. As part of one of the most famous Castleford teams of all time in 1986, Kevin has etched his name in the club's history winning the Challenge Cup Final at Wembley, but also in that memorable year he was the Man of the Match in the Yorkshire Cup Final too.”

“As an outstanding talent Kevin represented Great Britain fourteen times from 1984 through to 1990, he also picked up one cap for England and played for Yorkshire on three occasions. In their infancy, NRL side Canberra Raiders were impressed by what they saw of Beardmore during the 1984 Britain tour and invited the hooker to play during the 1985 season. Everyone at Castleford Tigers would like to send their deepest condolences to the Beardmore family at this very sad time.”

Kevin Beardmore Cause of Death

Tributes flooded social media after the Rugby star's death. Following the passing of great player Kevin Beardmore, his fans and family are in grief. Kevin Beardmore cause of death was an illness. After a brief illness, Kevin passed away. The 62-year-old played his entire rugby league career for his hometown team, Castleford, where he had a reputation as a strong and uncompromising hooker.

In addition to winning the Challenge Cup Final with his brother in 1986, Kevin, Bob's twin, was a notable player for the West Yorkshire club from 1978 until 1992.

Who was Kevin Beardmore?

Beardmore was born on June 21, 1960, in the Pontefract district of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Kevin Beardmore was the younger brother of Janet Beardmore, Kenneth Beardmore, and the rugby league football player Bob Beardmore.

Kevin is an English professional rugby league player, and he competed in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. He played as a hooker or prop, or a number 9, 8, or 10, for Castleford (Heritage No. 611), Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire at the representative level.

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