Eddie Rooney

Eddie Rooney 1978-79 Season

I regret to inform you of the death of former Gloucester Rugby player Eddie Rooney.

Eddie played for Coney Hill RFC in the centre before coming to Gloucester where he played between 1977 and 1979. During 1978-1979 season Eddie made 26 appearances. making 34 in all for the 1st team.   He also played many games for Gloucester United. Eddie appears on the season’s Honours Board and team photograph for 1978-1979 season also United photograph 1977-1978, which can be seen in Lions Den.

A service to celebrate the life of Eddie, will be held at St Oswald Church, Coney Hill on Friday 13th December 2019, at 12 noon.

Family flowers only, donations are invited for St Oswald Church PCC and may be sent to Beechwood Funeral Service, 7a, Highfield Place, Gloucester GL4 4PB.

Kind regards
Ron Etheridge

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  • Living in Chicago so I am always catching up. Eddie was a really nice lad. Great smile. Could stop a double decker bus in defense but was very agile going forward. Class act.
    He will be missed for sure. Much love Eddie to you are your family from Pudi and Kieran x

    By Pudi Conway (21/12/2019)

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