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ORSA’s latest recruit

The Oldham Roughyeds Supporters Association (ORSA) is appealing for fans to join them ahead of their new financial year, which begins on 1st August.

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Squad numbers released

SCOTT Turner will wear Oldham RL Club’s No 1 shirt in the coming season, adding popular weight to the notion that the former North Wales Crusaders’ winger will be departed Richard Lepori’s successor at full-back.

Turner played the odd game at full-back while on loan with the Roughyeds towards the end of last season and he was there again in the friendly at Swinton last week at the start of his first full year as a contracted Oldham player.

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Ray Clark RIP

OLDER Oldham RLFC supporters will be shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of the former Roughyeds’ loose-forward Ray Clark. He was taken ill at his home in Moorside in the early hours of Monday morning (January 9) and died a few hours later in hospital. He was 72.

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Owen honoured to captain the side

GARETH Owen, Oldham Rugby League Club’s new captain, has said he will put his heart and soul into the job.

“To lead my home-town team is a massive honour,” added the 24-year-old former Salford hooker, soon to start his third full season with the club he and his family have supported all their lives.

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Gaz gets Captain’s role

GARETH Owen, who lives in Moorside, played his early rugby at Waterhead and is described by coach Scott Naylor as “a proud Oldhamer”, will captain his hometown Roughyeds on and off the field in the 2017 KP Championship season.

“He’s club captain as well as team captain — and for a lad who was born and brought up in the town that’s something special,” added the Oldham RLFC boss.

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