FORMER Steeton player, Nicky Trowers has sadly passed away.

Nicky died on Tuesday, April 30, following an eight-year battle with a brain tumour.

The club commented: "Our thoughts at this extremely difficult time are with Nicky's loved ones and teammates.

"Rest in peace, Nicky."

Steeton manager Roy Mason, said: "Such sad news, Nicky was one of the nicest lads I’ve had the pleasure of managing. My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time."