Thompson faces surgery

Date published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

LIAM Thompson, the Oldham loose-forward, will undergo surgery this week to repair three fractures in the region of his eye socket and upper cheekbone.

The club’s medical staff expect Thompson (22) to be out for a couple of months “at least”.
He was injured in a clash of heads with Kenny Hughes during last week’s 20-20 draw with Hemel Stags at Whitebank in the first of ten home games in Kingstone Press Championship One.
Also out for two or three weeks is centre David Cookson, who has a groin problem.
Roughyeds came relatively unscathed out of Saturday’s 42-24 cup win against NCL premier division side Egremont Rangers at the Copeland Stadium in Whitehaven.
Winger Mo Agoro, loose-forward Mark Hobson, prop Phil Joy and young centre Edwin Okanga-Ajwang all played their first senior games of the year as Oldham went through to the fourth round of the Tetley’s Challenge Cup.
Scott Naylor’s first team squad go to London Skolars on Sunday, 3pm kick off.
Roughyeds’ under-20s, beaten 42-10 by a strong Leigh Centurions side in their opening game, play Sheffield Eagles away on Saturday, kick off 2pm at Sheffield Hallam University Sports Park.