Halifax nightclub attacker jailed for killing rugby player
A man who killed a rugby union player in a bar attack has been jailed.
Dale McLean punched 38-year-old Andrew Feather at the Liquid nightclub in Commercial Street, Halifax, on 9 February, Bradford Crown Court heard.
Mr Feather had been celebrating a victory with his Halifax RUFC team-mates when he was attacked.
McLean, 25, of Greenfield Avenue, Huddersfield, admitted manslaughter and was jailed for five years and four months.
Mr Feather had been a member of the club for more than 10 years and had also served as club secretary.
After the attack he was described in tributes as "a true gentleman who was well liked by everybody".
Det Ch Insp Nick Wallen, from West Yorkshire Police, said a "moment of madness has left a man dead and another man's life in ruins".