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Death of former player Nick Simpson (Funeral update)

17th August 2018 (Funeral update) – Nick’s funeral service will be held at 12:30pm on the 24th August at Littleover Methodist Church, Derby DE23 6EP. A cremation will follow at Trent Valley Crematorium about 1:40pm with a celebration to follow at the Farmhouse at Mackworth, 60 Ashbourne Road, Derby DE22 4LY. Nick’s friends are all invited.

8th August 2018 – The club are very saddened to hear of the death of former player Nick Simpson after a long and brave battle against illness. Nick first played for the club in 1986 and made appearances for all our senior sides. He played in the second and back row and finished his career in 1999 with the Vets. Nick is survived by his wife Susannah and daughter Phoebe to whom we send our deepest condolences. Nick’s funeral will be held on the 24th August. More details will be provided when they are available.