OUR 2012 season ended at Derwent Park on Sunday (September 9) when a last-gasp try by Workington centre Jason Mossop ended our interest in the Championship One play-off series for another year.
It was a cruel blow for a tough-tackling and determined Roughyeds outfit which had led from the 28th minute to the 78th and for most of the game had looked the better and more creative footballing side. continue reading
MARTIN Roden guided Roughyeds to their second win in three games under his command as caretaker coach and at the same time clinched a sixth-place finish in Co-operative Championship One which gives us an elimination play-off tie next Sunday, September 9, against Workington Town at Derwent Park.
MARTIN Roden’s Roughyeds produced their best display since early season to beat high-flying Workington Town at Whitebank on Sunday (August 19) and thus rekindle realistic hopes of finishing in the play-offs.
To do that we have to end up in the top six and we are currently in sixth place, with one game left at Gateshead on September 2, although London Skolars could knock us out if they were to win each of their two remaining games at home to Whitehaven and Doncaster. continue reading
OUR hopes of finishing in the top six for play-off purposes suffered a setback when we were well beaten by the highest-scoring team in the division in Martin Roden’s first game in charge as caretaker boss.
We are still not out of it by any means, but we need to pick up points from our last two games against Workington and Gateshead to be in with a realistic chance of qualifying, although everything will depend on how Rochdale, North Wales and London Skolars also go on in their remaining fixtures. continue reading
THE pattern for this game was set in the first 20 minutes when we conceded five penalties on the run — four of them deep in the Barrow half when we had worked hard to try and establish a foothold in that end of the pitch. continue reading