Posts archive for December, 2016

Tyson, Burke claim ‘King of the ring’ titles

THEY would never claim to be candidates for Channel 5’s ‘World’s Strongest Man’, but George Tyson and Joe Burke at least won bragging rights and titles when flexing their muscles at Oldham RL Club’s strength–and–conditioning session in Walkden.

Scott Naylor took his squad to the ‘Gorilla Warfare’ gym near Manchester yesterday in a break from routine with which to bid farewell to 2016.

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Two Bobs heads for Tameside

WITH their former captain Robert Roberts playing the lead role, Oldham RL Club are spreading their community development operation in primary schools beyond the Oldham borough boundary and into Tameside and Stalybridge.

‘Two Bobs’, as he was known in his playing days, has already forged links with St Christopher’s RC Primary in Ashton-under-Lyne and with Silver Springs Primary Academy in Stalybridge.

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Thumbs-up for Davies, Spencer

PROPS Ben Davies and Jack Spencer have recovered from back and groin injuries respectively as Oldham RL players look ahead eagerly to their first pre-season game away to Swinton Lions on January 8.

“They’re counting the days,” said coach Scott Naylor, who confirmed that Davies and Spencer were back in full training.

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Prince Harry succeeds The Queen as Patron of the RFL

Following the announcement made this morning by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty The Queen will be standing down from her role as patron of the Rugby Football League, the RFL would like to thank Her Majesty for all of the support she has given to the sport. The RFL is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness Prince Harry will become the new patron of the Rugby Football League.

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Chris on Disciplinary Review Panel

CHRIS Hamilton is named on a six-man panel appointed by the Rugby Football League (RFL) to examine the sport’s disciplinary system and to identify its strengths and weaknesses.

The Oldham chairman is one of rugby league’s longest-serving club representatives on the governing body, having been there for more than 19 years.

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