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Steve Booth
Discussion started by S4llyC , 14 August, 2019 08:20
Steve Booth
S4llyC 14 August, 2019 08:20
There are reports on the Tigers Facebook pages that Steve Booth has died, aged just 42.

Sorry I havenít seen any official confirmation, but tragic news, if so.

On his day he had some magic skills, and played an instrumental part in some wonderful victories for the club, and also in League. Unlucky with injuries, as I recall.

RIP Boothy.

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Stopsy 14 August, 2019 09:05
If I recall correctly, some of his alleged off field habits were not conducive to a long life. Sad news, if true, for his family and friends.

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IanC 14 August, 2019 09:14
I knew about it yesterday but was asked not to say anything. It's all over twitter, rugby pass etc now so I think I can comment. I worked with him on the Rugby Hour for a couple of years and I will miss his wit and intelligence, as well as his good humour. He did a lot of unsung work for charity and was a deeper person than many would have you believe.
I believe we will have some fuller tributes tonight on the show.

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renko 14 August, 2019 09:19
Thanks IanC for adding some detail on Steve. I remember him as one of those rare players who would make the crowd all sit up as soon as the ball was in his hands but sadly I recall his career with us was cut short due to injury. I hope the club can do something to ensure his family are looked after. I will be listening this evening.

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Tiggs 14 August, 2019 09:35
Sudden heart attack, very sad. RIP Boothy

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Duncan Keene 14 August, 2019 10:00
RIP to one of the great entertainers

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markismith50 14 August, 2019 10:52
Really shocked to read this news. I worked at Tigers in the early 2000s and moved there from overseas without knowing anybody in the city. Boothy was one of the people who went out of his way to make me feel welcome and help me settle in, and you don't forget things like that.

I worked in the press office at the time and Boothy certainly kept us busy and entertained with some of his antics - a really lovely fella who will be missed.

Re: Steve Booth
Rich W 14 August, 2019 11:12
That's awful news.


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Stopsy 14 August, 2019 11:28

Re: Steve Booth
IanC 14 August, 2019 16:15
George Chuter and Chris Egerton with me and Martin on tonight's show

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Purebob 14 August, 2019 17:17
Dreadful. Another bright life cut off at the knees. Too sad.

Donate now to Cancer research

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Jon T 15 August, 2019 02:01
Terrible news. Very sad, condolences to his loved ones.

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tigersimon 15 August, 2019 03:27
Lovely tribute on Rugby Hour. #RIPBoothy

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Willbur 15 August, 2019 05:08
RIP Boothy, no age but thanks for the memories. Thoughts with family and friends at a difficult and terrible time.

Re: Steve Booth
Yorkie 17 August, 2019 11:42
Sad news.

Always good company and certainly lived life to the full before his heart packed it in somewhat earlier than expected.

Always comes as a bit of nudge when someone younger (and once much fitter) than ones self passes.

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