It was with great sadness that we reported last week the death of long standing and active LSH member Howard Thornthwaite following a car accident.
Howard’s funeral will take place at St.Helens Crematorium, 10.30 am, Tuesday 4th November. Reception, 11.15, at Liverpool St.Helens FC, Moss Lane.
Mid-week rugby news, 30th October 2014, John Williams.
The club has learnt of the death of former Liverpool and England Fly Half Martin Regan.
Martin was capped by England twelve times between 1953 and 1956 after which he left the Liverpool club to play Rugby League for Warrington. Martin (85) will be remembered by pupils he taught at St Edwards College, St Johns (Warrington) and St Anselms College.
The Pathe Newsreel below features Martin scoring a try against Ireland in 1954.
Martin’s funeral is at St Monica's Church, Appleton, on Wednesday 12 November at 12 00 noon, followed by cremation at Walton Crematorium with a reception at Warrington Golf Club. Jack Regan's address is 5 Hale Road, Hale Village Liverpool L24 5RB (John Robertson)