Statement from the Rugby League Benevolent Fund, on behalf of the family of Jordan Cox:

The family of Jordan Cox are devastated by his passing earlier today.

Jordan, who played for Hull KR and also Warrington Wolves, Sheffield Eagles, Doncaster and York City Knights, was 27.

He died at home in Hull, in circumstances believed to be non-suspicious and not related to the current public health situation.

The family ask for their privacy to respected as they come to terms with this devastating news.

Further family communications will be issued through the Rugby League Benevolent Fund.