The family of former Hull KR player Jordan Cox, who died last month, have released details of how fans can pay their respects.

The 27-year-old passed away in circumstances which were not believed to be suspicious or related to the coronavirus pandemic, and his death sparked tributes from across the sporting world.

Cox, who spent five years playing for the east Hull club before leaving in 2016, also represented Warrington Wolves, Sheffield Eagles, York City Knights and Doncaster - before returning to Craven Park to play for the Robins' reserve team this year.

Following the sad news last month, Jordan's family has since taken to his Facebook page to share details of how supporters can line the route of his funeral procession, before he is laid to rest at the city's Eastern Cemetery.

In a post on his social media account, it reveals that the procession will pass down a number of east Hull's busiest streets, giving an opportunity for fans to say their goodbyes.

"Jordan's funeral procession will leave Mount Pleasant at 12.45 on Friday, May 22, proceeding down Holderness Road to Maybury Road (Crooked Billet), Marfleet Lane, Preston Road and on to Eastern Cemetery for a private burial," it says.

"If you would like to pay your respects at the roadside on route please observe social distancing."

When news of Jordan's death broke, Hull KR owner Neil Hudgell was among the first people to pay tribute.

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“I last saw him at a reserves game and exchanged a few jokey one liners with him. Jordan always seemed so full of life and spirit and his loss is so sad. I’d like to express my sincere condolences to his Mum, girlfriend and family at this awful time.”

It has also since been confirmed that the Rugby League Benevolent Fund is supporting the family after their tragic loss.