The life of former Australia rugby league Test captain and coach Bob Fulton will be honoured with a state funeral at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney on Friday.
The NSW rugby league player, coach, selector and commentator and ‘immortal’ died earlier this month, aged 74.
Members of the public are invited to attend the service, which will also be live-streamed from 10,30am.
Doors will open at 9.30am with guests to be seated by 10.15am but if seating reaches capacity, guests will be invited to watch the service via live stream.
Fulton rose to fame in the 1970s at the Manly Sea Eagles winning three premierships, making his international debut for Australia in 1968 and playing 35 Tests – seven as captain.
He coached the Kangaroos for a decade, and also coached Manly and Eastern Suburbs. He was also a selector for City, NSW and Australia.
He is Rugby League Hall of Famer No.74 and a member of the 2008 Team of the Century.
In 1994 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia.
Fulton AM is survived by his wife Ann and children Scott, Brett and Kristie.