A moving tribute to rugby starlet Ronan Costello has emerged.

It is video footage of the Huddersfield Giants and their Academy team-mates enjoying a victory song after the 31-30 victory at Salford.

Stand-in coach Andy Kelly is heading the singing, in front of a huge banner saying RIP Ronan Costello.

The win at the AJ Bell Stadium came just three days after 17-year-old Ronan died in hospital.

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He was injured playing for the Academy side in a match against Salford on the previous Saturday.

The Super League game went ahead and the Giants and their fans dedicated the victory to Ronan.

Assistant coach Chris Thorman tweeted: “That one’s for you little brother. RIPRonanCostello #GiantsFamily @Giantsrl.”

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Fans have also posted messages on social media backing the tribute.

One said: “Liked the victory song that got onto twitter of the lads in the changing rooms – showed some passion and some heart for Ronan. RIP.”

Another posted: “Changing room victory songs, plus banner etc was great to see. Great to see so many enthusiastic and passionate players. Obviously meant a lot to them, very understandable.”

And another moving tribute to Ronan has come from the other side of the world.

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It was put together by former Giant David Faiumu, who returned to New Zealand after leaving the club earlier this year.

He is coaching children and some of the youngsters performed a Haka in memory of the Huddersfield teenager, carrying out the traditional dance in front of a special Ronan banner.

Ronan’s funeral takes place on Friday morning at St Patrick’s RC Church in Huddersfield.