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Rob runs for Maggie’s

OUR partnership with Maggie’s has inspired Roughyeds’ fan Rob Nixon to raise money for the cancer support charity’s soon-to-open Oldham centre by running in the ASICS Greater Manchester marathon on Sunday, April 2.

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Leatherbarrow set for return to old stomping ground

SCOTT Leatherbarrow, Oldham’s midfield pivot, doesn’t think his first-hand knowledge of Batley’s slope will have any significance on how Roughyeds shape-up in the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium on Sunday (3pm).

Of greater relevance, he says, is whether Oldham can again play as well as they did against Sheffield and London Broncos at Bower Fold and against Featherstone and Rochdale on the road.

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Cup tie tickets on sale soon

ROUGHYEDS fans can make substantial savings by buying tickets for the cup-tie at Featherstone in advance from Oldham.

The fifth-round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup tie will be played at The Big Fellas Stadium on Sunday, April 23 with a 3pm kick-off.

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Championship Special on BBC Radio Manchester

Oldham RLFC chairman Chris Hamilton will be a studio guest on Radio Manchester’s regular Thursday night Rugby League Hour tomorrow between 6pm and 7pm.

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Leatherbarrow back on familiar territory

BATLEY’S notorious slope will hold no fears for Oldham when they return to Kingstone Press Championship action at the Fox’s Biscuits Stadium (Mount Pleasant) on Sunday.

Outside of the Bulldogs camp, few know the peculiarities of THAT pitch — and how to make the most of it — better than Roughyeds stand-off Scott Leatherbarrow, who played on it for two years as a pivotal member of the Batley side in 2014 and 2015.

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