Rugby club mourns passing of Norman Hutchinson

Norman Hutchinson, who has sadly passed away.
Norman Hutchinson, who has sadly passed away.

Coleraine Rugby Club has passed on its condolences to the family of Norman Hutchinson, who has sadly passed away.

A message posted on the club’s Facebook page today (Friday) paid tribute to the local businessman, who had such a long association with the club.

The message said: “It is with great sadness that Coleraine Rugby Football and Cricket Club brings the news that our great supporter, former President, and Trustee of the club, Norman Hutchinson, has passed away.

“Norman will be sadly missed by everyone at the club.

“We extend the Club’s condolences to the Hutchinson family circle.

“In accordance with the family’s wishes, club matches on Saturday will go ahead after a minute’s silence and reflection on the pitch.”

The funeral will take place this Sunday 6th March at 2.30pm, at First Dunboe Presbyterian Church, Articlave. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers to NI Chest Heart and Stroke. (Hugh Wade and Son)