Man appears in court accused of manslaughter

Calderdale Magistrates Court.
Calderdale Magistrates Court.

A man has appeared at Calderdale Magistrates’ Court today charged with the manslaughter of Halifax rugby player Andrew Feather.

Dale Mclean, 25, of Greenfield Avenue, Huddersfield, spoke only once to confirm his name and address during an hour-long hearing.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Bradford Crown Court on February 19.

Mr Feather, who played for Halifax Rugby Union Football Club, died following an assault at the Liquid nightclub, Wards End, Halifax, in the early hours of Sunday, February 12.