Stuart Dickens Inducted into Featherstone Hall of Fame
Stuart played more than 400 games for Featherstone Rovers amassing more than 1,500 points. The evening included a review of Stuart’s fine Featherstone Career dating back to his debut season in 1998 and culminated with topping the Championship for the third successive season. Stuart relived the highs and lows of career including five Grand Final appearances and a brief spell in Super League with Salford City Reds.
Stuart was joined by more than 160 supporters including former team mates Gavin Swinson, Paul Darley, Martin Law and Gary H Price.
The evening concluded with Stuart being in to the Featherstone Rovers Hall of Fame to join Featherstone Rovers legends David Hobbs, Carl Dooler, Brendon Tuuta, Jackie Fennel, Keith Bell, John ‘Keith’ Bridges, Steve Quinn, Steve Nash, Jimmy Thompson, Vince Farrar, Don Fox, Joe Mullaney, Jim Denton, Eric Batton, Freddie Miller, Peter Smith, Les Tonks, Jack Hirst and Deryck Fox.
Featherstone Rovers Chief Executive Craig Poskitt said “Since joining the club, Stuart has been a great servant to the club on the field and a superb ambassador off the field. The evening was a fitting way to celebrate Stuart’s dedication to the club. The board quite rightly felt that Stuart should join our Hall of Fame and typically of Stuart, he was very surprised and humbled by the accolade. Stuart joins Wakefield Trinity Wildcats with our best wishes and we wish him well in the next chapter of his career.”
Stuart Dickens said “I would like to thank the club for holding the evening and everybody who came to celebrate my career at Featherstone Rovers. I had a fantastic night which was topped off by being inducted to the hall of fame alongside some true Featherstone Rovers legends. Featherstone Rovers will always have a special place in my heart.”