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Holmes family proud that John’s legacy lives on

6th December 2018 | 1:20 pm

By Phil Daly

Leeds Rhinos have today revealed plans for a statue at Emerald Headingley Stadium to the legendary John Holmes and his brother Phil says it is a proud day for him and all John’s relatives.

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Leeds Rhinos have today revealed plans for a statue at Emerald Headingley Stadium to the legendary John Holmes and his brother Phil says it is a proud day for him and all John’s relatives.

The club have opened an online fundraising option for fans to help raise the £100,000 target needed to make the dream a reality. The first 625 donors to donate £100 or more will qualify for the exclusive ‘625 Club’ and the donors will receive, as recognition, a unique print of John Holmes from the 1978 Challenge Cup Final captured superbly by the acclaimed artist Barry Hudson. Fans can donate online at https://mydonate.bt.com/events/johnholmesstatue/478720 plus UK tax payers can donate even more by opting to tick the option for Gift Aid.

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