Statement: Jordan Cox
Statement from the Rugby League Benevolent Fund, on behalf of the family of Jordan Cox
The family of Jordan Cox are devastated by his passing earlier today.
Jordan, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington Wolves, Sheffield Eagles, Doncaster and York City Knights, was 27.
He died at home in Hull, in circumstances believed to be non-suspicious and not related to the current public health situation.
Once a Robin. Always a Robin. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/BeXzbIHxmQ
— Hull Kingston Rovers (@hullkrofficial) April 30, 2020
Hull Kingston Rovers owner Neil Hudgell paid tribute to Jordan.
“Jordan’s passing has come as a terrible shock to us all at the club. I last saw him at a reserves game and exchanged a few jokey one liners with him. Jordan always seemed so full of life and spirit and his loss is so sad. I’d like to express my sincere condolences to his Mum, Girlfriend and family at this awful time.”
The family ask for their privacy to be respected as they come to terms with this devastating news.
Further family communications will be issued through the Rugby League Benevolent Fund.
Everyone at the club is deeply saddened and shocked by the news that former player Jordan Cox has passed away at the age of 27.— Warrington Wolves (@WarringtonRLFC) April 30, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jordan's family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.https://t.co/c9YTkffWif pic.twitter.com/gxvsTFBTXK