Chetwynd is back!

Date published: Friday, July 22, 2011

TEENAGER Danny Chetwynd has rejoined Oldham RL Club after completing his first-year studies at Durham University.

The 18-year-old winger, formerly with Rochdale RU Club, impressed for Roughyeds Reserves last year, but left the club in early autumn to go to Durham.

“He’s linked up with us again to the end of the season,” confirmed Reserves coach John Hough, “and we’re delighted to have him back.”

Chetwynd is included in a 20-strong squad for Saturday’s Under-23s Reserves Championship clash with Whitehaven at Whitebank (2.30pm kick off).

Hough has coached the club’s second team to third place in the division on the back of nine wins and one draw from 13 outings and a run of five wins and a draw in the last six.

The 28-22 win at Widnes at the beginning of July was Oldham’s first since the Reserves team was launched in 2008.

“Whitehaven are just behind us in the league and they will be doing all they can to close us down,” said Hough.

“However, we have shown already this year that we can beat anybody if we apply the right fundamentals and play to the best of our ability.”

The squad is also strenghtened by the return, after an ankle injury, of prop Danny Langtree, who was enjoying a superb spell of form before he was injured.

Final selection will be made at training tonight.

Squad (from): Nield, Brookes, Cotton, Williams, Chetwynd, Cookson, Bridge, Dallimore, Connick, Joy, Dean, Bland, Ward, Knight, Thomson, Whitmore, Barber, Wood-Hulme, Spencer, Langtree.

Stats released by the RFL today show that Oldham winger Mark Brocklehurst, with ten, is in joint tenth position in the list of Co-operative Championship One try scorers, which is led by Swinton’s Ian Mort on 17.

The nine above Brocklehurst are Mort, Andy Saywell (Rochdale) 14, Andrew Gay (South Wales) 13, Gavin Dodd (Swinton) 13, Scott Kaighan (Workington) 13, Chris Spurr (Doncaster) 11, Ade Adebisi (London Skolars) 11, Craig Calvert (Whitehaven) 11, Chjris Spurr (Whitehaven) 11,

Carl Forber lies eighth with 40 in the goalkicking list, behind Mort 76, Paul Crook (Rochdale) 65, Lewis Palfrey (Whitehaven) 52, Scott Spaven (Doncaster) 50, Darren Holt (Workington) 46, Danny Lawton (Keighley) 46, Lewis Reece (South Wales) 46.

Roughyeds Supporters Association stage a Quiz Night at Whitebank tonight (8pm) in aid of association funds. The event is NOT restricted to members. All are welcome.