Vale – Martin Bartle

The Western Australian Rugby League would like to extend their condolences to the family and friends of Martin Bartle. Sadly, earlier in the week he lost his battle with Cancer at the young age of 21.

For Martin Rugby League was not just a game, it was a way of life. Martin starting playing Rugby League at a young age, and was apart of many clubs including Terrigal Sharks, South West Warriors and Fremantle Roosters. He was apart of the 2010 South West Warriors Premiership team, and played for the WA Maoris in 2012.

Martin was a Strong player and was very passionate about Rugby League. He was a much loved WA Rugby League identity, and will be greatly missed both on and off the field.

Fremantle Roosters RLC will be holding a service at Ken Allen Field, Jeffery Street, Hilton, today, 6th June at 11am.

Martin Will fly home to New Zealand on Friday 7th of June to be buried in Mourea. Mā te Atua koe e manaaki, Haere pai atu, hoki pai mai.