It’s mate v mate in Summer Bash derby

AWAY from rugby, Lewis Palfrey’s Monday-to-Friday boss is Oldham’s assistant coach Lee ‘Spanner’ Spencer.

And, in a team of three, the Rochdale and former Oldham goalkicker and half-back spends his working week installing fireplaces and wood burners alongside his ex-Oldham team mates Adam Clay and Jack Spencer under ‘Spanner’s’ supervision.

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We love MCR

AS a demonstration of support for everyone affected by the Manchester bomb attack, Oldham Rugby League Club’s on-field support staff will wear the ‘We Love MCR’ tag-line on the front and back of their kit at the televised Summer Bash clash with Rochdale Hornets at Blackpool tomorrow.

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Oldham swoop to sign Adamson

OLDHAM have swooped to strengthen their pack with the capture of Dewsbury Rams’ loose-forward Luke Adamson on a short-term contract to the end of the season.

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Gill misses out on Summer Bash

OLDHAM will again be without the services of on-loan centre Kieran Gill in Saturday’s televised Summer Bash derby clash with Rochdale Hornets at Blackpool.

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Advice for fans attending Summer Bash

In light of the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena on Monday, May 22, the Rugby Football League would like to reassure all fans attending this weekend’s Summer Bash at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool that we are working very closely with the police and relevant partners in a coordinated and collaborative way in preparation for this event.

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Scott calls for massive improvement in defence

HAVING seen his side leak 122 points in their last two games, Scott Naylor will be demanding a “massive” improvement in the tackling department when Oldham face neighbours Rochdale Hornets in Saturday’s Summer Bash game at Blackpool.

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Turner gets all-clear

A NEURO-SURGEON has cleared Oldham’s Scott Turner to play again — good news for player and club ahead of Saturday’s televised Summer Bash derby clash with Rochdale Hornets at Blackpool, kick-off 2.30pm.

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This was the toughest to take — Scott

OF Oldham’s eight Championship defeats so far, this 48-28 loss against Batley Bulldogs at Manchester’s Regional Athletics Centre was the hardest one to take, said head coach Scott Naylor.

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Unlucky Joy’s season over

PHIL Joy’s ill-fated 2017 rugby league season is over after he dislocated his left shoulder for a second time in his first game back.

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Allez les Roughyeds

SĂ©bastien Greninger and his son are Toulouse Olympique supporters hoping to accompany Oldham fans to this years Summer Bash, becoming Roughyeds for the day.

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Scott slams pitch talk

SCOTT Naylor has rubbished suggestions that rugby league matches can be won or lost on issues such as the size and quality of pitches.

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1,000 reasons why Briscoe is upbeat

CRAIG Briscoe has given Oldham RL Club’s medical staff 1,000 reasons for believing he could be playing again by the end of July or the beginning of August.

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South Stand Tickets and Summer Bash Competition

Summer Bash is less than two weeks away and the Oldham club has West Stand and a limited number of South Stand tickets available.

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Now Bent is back in good news week

FIRST Kieran Gill, now Liam Bent.

Having lost both on-loan lads when they were recalled by their full-time employers, Oldham’s fortunes took a turn for the better when Gill came back — and then Bent followed him.

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Summer Bash Tickets

SUNDAY’S game and the next two — versus Rochdale Hornets and Swinton Lions — represent three of the most important clashes of the season, given that Batley Bulldogs and our two derby rivals are close to us in the Championship table.

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Gill back from Cas to boost Oldham

ON-LOAN Kieran Gill, recalled by parent club Castleford Tigers and named in their 19 for the Betfred Super League game at Huddersfield Giants on May 4, is back with Oldham ahead of three of the Roughyeds’ most important KP Championship games of the season.

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Three key games on the horizon

WHEN they report back for training next Tuesday, after a week off, Oldham will be gearing up for three of their most important games of the season against Batley Bulldogs, Rochdale Hornets and Swinton Lions.

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Joy comeback getting closer

PHIL Joy has revealed that his long-awaited comeback after a “nightmare” three-month injury absence could be just around the corner.

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Joint initiative between Maggie’s Oldham and Oldham RLFC

Superdraw 2017 will be launched tomorrow (Tues) which will give individuals and companies the opportunity to buy raffle tickets to raise funds for both Maggie’s Oldham and Oldham Rugby League Community Trust.

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Summer Bash heading for a sell-out

THE RFL have informed us that by late this (Fri) afternoon there were fewer than 250 tickets left for the first day of the Summer Bash event at Blackpool tomorrow, during which Oldham play Rochdale Hornets, kick-off 2.30pm.

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Show your support on Jersey Day

The Rugby Football League are pleased to announce that Friday, August 25 will officially be known as Jersey Day.

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