ORSA AGM and Quiz Night

Date published: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Oldham Roughyeds Supporters Association held it’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 1 March at Whitebank Stadium, members present re-elected Nigel Marland as Chair and Paul Whalley as Secretary/Treasurer, ORSA secretary Paul Whalley thanked members for the vote of confidence and was looking forward to the coming season and supporting OLdham RLFC (1997) to gain promotion to the Championship.  Paul was also hoping to hold events around the town and was looking for support from local amateur clubs to jointly raise funds.  Both ORSA and Higginshaw ARLFC Community Club will be joining forces again this year when they host a Family Race Night in August date to be finalise.

Paul Whalley will be approaching local businesses and supporters requesting sponsorship for events to help boost fundraising efforts, ORSA have already sponsored two players for 2012, purchased water bottles for all three Oldham teams, renewed skins on first team tackle bags and are in the process of purchasing tackle bags for the reserve team as well as having two numbers on the club lottery.  ORSA is also supporting the Squad Strengthener scheme which has resulted in Miles Greenwood coming to the club.

The next ORSA event takes place on Thursday 15 March 8pm at the Whitebank Stadium and is the ‘ORSA Easter Quiz’ a family quiz with prize for winning team, great raffle prizes, Quiz Jackpot, sandwiches, cost is £1 per person with a maximum 6 persons per team, Paul would like to invite local people and supporters to the event and enjoy a fun evening.

Paul would also like to thank all Oldham supporters and media who have supported ORSA over the last 18 months, if anyone is interested in joining ORSA why not contact Paul on Email: orsa@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 07796631192, why not visit the ORSA website: www.roughyedssupportersassoc.co.uk ORSA is also on Facebook and Twitter.

Thank you for your continued support.

Paul Whalley
Secretary/Treasurer