Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Goulding’s son signs for Barrow Raiders

Bobbie Goulding

Barrow Raiders head coach Bobbie Goulding has made things a family affair at the club, after it was revealed son Bradley is training with the Kingstone Press Championship club. The 18-year-old full-back was recently released by Warrington Wolves, and Goulding has moved quick to snap up his son, with the Raiders desperately trying to scramble away from the foot of ... Read More »

Bobbie Goulding charged by RFL

Bobbie Goulding

Barrow Raiders player-coach Bobbie Goulding has been charged with the Grade E offence of disputing the decision of a match official using aggressive language and aggressive body language, and questioning the integrity of a match official in the 79th minute of a Kingstone Press Championship fixture against Doncaster at Craven Park on Sunday June 8. Dane Manning of Halifax has ... Read More »

Bobbie Goulding slams referee choice

Bobbie Goulding

Barrow Raiders player-coach Bobbie Goulding has slammed the RFL for its decision to hire a referee from cross-county rivals Whitehaven in yesterday’s loss to Doncaster. The former Great Britain star, who sensationally made a return to the professional game recently aged 42, following nearly a decade out, was sent off in stoppage time after confronting a linesman and was dissatisfied ... Read More »

Bobbie’s back!

Bobbie Goulding

GARETH WALKER, the Championship correspondent of League Express, hails Bobbie Goulding’s appearance in the Championship for Barrow last Sunday. THERE was little doubt about the story with the most sporting romance last weekend. Barrow Raiders coach Bobbie Goulding stepped back onto a rugby league field for the first time in nine years and inspired his side to a 38-18 win ... Read More »

Dawson and Beharrell are the weekly winners

Andy Dawson of Barrow Raiders. ©RLPhotos

Barrow Raiders prop Andrew Dawson and Gateshead Thunder half-back Matty Beharrell have been named as the Kingstone Press Championships Players of the Week. Dawson led his side from the front in their 18-14 win over Batley Bulldogs, the club’s first victory under new coach Bobbie Goulding, while Beharrell scored two tries and helped control the game in Thunders’ 24-16 victory ... Read More »

Championship preview: Barrow Raiders v Featherstone Rovers

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Sunday 3.00pm at Craven Park Barrow have agreed a dual registration deal with Salford Red Devils and could hand Championship debuts to a number of players. Recently appointed head coach Bobbie Goulding included new signings Mick Govin and Michael Dengate in the Challenge Cup tie at Keighley a week ago. Liam Hulme, son of former Great Britain international Paul Hulme, ... Read More »

Salford Red Devils agree dual-reg deal with Barrow Raiders

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Salford Red Devils have agreed a dual-registration deal with Championship outfit Barrow Raiders – in a move that was mooted by head coach Bobbie Goulding last week. The newly appointed Raiders coach tweeted that he had met with Devils owner Marwan Koukash with a view to striking up a deal – and that has today been confirmed. It means the ... Read More »

Goulding won’t play again, claims March

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Keighley Cougars coach Paul March does not think Barrow boss Bobbie Goulding will lace up his boots again, insisting he isn’t in good enough shape to do so. Former Great Britain star Goulding, 42, was appointed as Raiders coach last week and signed on playing terms, leaving him free to make a professional comeback almost a decade after he retired. ... Read More »

Championship preview: Whitehaven v Barrow Raiders

Bobbie Goulding. ©RLPhotos

Sunday 3.00pm at the Recreation Ground Whitehaven coach Dave Woods is set to be without talented teenager Ben Milburn for the rest of the season after scans showed cruciate ligament damage. The news comes as another blow to Woods as he battles to secure Whitehaven’s second win of the Kingstone Press Championship season and move towards a place outside the ... Read More »

Bobbie Goulding to continue playing with Barrow

Bobbie Goulding. ©RLPhotos

New Barrow Raiders player/coach Bobbie Goulding has confirmed he has not retired, and could well feature for the Raiders at some point this season. The 42-year-old would be comfortably the oldest player in the division should he pull on his playing boots again, and he insists he still feels he can offer something to his new side as they continue ... Read More »