U18s take on Halifax this Saturday at whitebank

Date published: Friday, June 8, 2012

JACK Ashworth, from Rochdale amateurs Mayfield, will make his Oldham RL debut at right-centre when Phil Costin’s Extended Scholarship under-18s take on Halifax at Whitebank tomorrow (Sat), kick-off 2.30pm.

Costin’s cubs will be playing on home soil for the first time this season, having lost at York 26-6 before winning at Hunslet 22-6.

Halifax come with a similar record. They lost to Leigh before beating Hunslet.

Having completed the Ashworth signing, Roughyeds filled the last vacancy in their squad by snapping up prop Sam Hudson from Salford City Reds on Wednesday night.

Team tomorrow: Ben Kenwright; Steven Woods, Jack Ashworth, Richard Ward, Paddy Fitzsimmons; Tom Flanagan, Craig Lawton; Jordan Morris, Andrew Ball, Tom Breheny, Sam Hughes, Nick Ryan, Chris Ashbrook.

Subs: Jack Sheratt, Liam Sargeant, Josh Hulme, Jake Boardman.

Reserve: Adam White.