Hull's Clive Sullivan on Wembley statue shortlist

Clive Sullivan
Ros Sullivan says her husband was a modest man

Former Hull FC and Hull KR winger Clive Sullivan is one of 10 players short-listed for a Wembley statue.

The monument would stand beside that of Bobby Moore at Wembley Stadium to mark 80 years of rugby league being played there.

Sullivan, a World Cup-winning GB captain and Challenge Cup winner with both Hull clubs, died in 1985 aged 42.

His widow Ros told BBC Look North: "He was one of the people and he mixed well with supporters."

Former Hull FC player Terry Devonshire was Sullivan's best friend and he said: "You couldn't meet a better bloke, everybody loved Clive."

The full list of 10 will be revealed during the international between England and Australia at Wembley on Saturday.

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