THE funeral of rugby league legend Des Drummond will take place at Leigh Parish Church on Monday, February 28.

This will be followed by a private family committal.

There will be a funeral procession passing Leigh Sports Village at 1.30pm, and Leigh Centurions will remember and celebrate Des’s life before the Challenge Cup tie against Widnes Vikings on the same evening.

Drummond died on January 29, aged 63.

The TV Superstar played for Leigh for 10 seasons, winning the Championship in 1981-82.

He also played for Western Suburbs, Workington Town, Chorley Chieftans, Prescot Panthers and Barrow in an illustrious career spanning 21 years.