Featherstone Update

Date published: Friday, February 3, 2012

Tony Benson has named the following side to take on Featherstone at the Bigfellas Stadium in the last of this years pre season matches (kick off 3pm)

Chris Murphy, Lucas Onyango, Paul Ballard, David Cookson, Tom Rigby, Neil Roden, Jamie Dallimore, Bruce Johnson, Martin Roden,Liam Gilchrist, Neil Rigby, Michael Ward, Paul Noone.

Subs Dave Ellison, Danny Langtree, Danny Whitmore, John Clough and John Gillam.

Senior players Neil Roden, Paul Noone and Lucas Onyango will all be making their first appearance of this season with Onyango not having played since rupturing his achilles in the warm up against Doncaster on 1 May 2011.

New signing Paul Ballard will be hoping for a good start to his Oldham career playing in the centre and several of the other players will be hoping for big performances to cement their places in the 17 to take on Fev next week at Whitebank in the first game of the 2012 Northern Rail Cup competition.

Featherstone have reported that the weather forecast has improved and they are confident that the game will go ahead. Should there be any problems details will be available by 12.30 on Sunday on this site, Facebook, Twitter and on the clubs answering machine otherwise the match will definitely be on.