Oldham snap up hooker Greenwood

Oldham have moved swiftly to continue their extensive recruitment drive, after securing the services of promising hooker Jamie Greenwood from Huddersfield Giants. The Roughyeds fought off a number of interested parties to complete the deal, and the 20-year-old has become the 16th player to sign on the dotted line at the Vestacare Stadium during the off-season. “I know [Roughyeds centre]…

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Whitehaven add Forrester

Whitehaven have made their first external signing since coming out of special measures by bringing in winger Sam Forrester from local rivals Workington Town. Coach Gary Charlton said over the weekend that new faces were imminent after the club satisfied the RFL that their financial difficulties from last season has been resolved. Forrester won the most improved player at Workington’s…

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Stags pull out of League 1 in 2019

Hemel Stags have agreed with the Rugby Football League to withdraw from the Betfred League 1 competition for the 2019 season, with a view to returning in 2020. After a challenging 2018 campaign, the Stags – who were founded in 1981 as an amateur club, and had played in a number of different competitions before joining the semi-professional ranks in…

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Workington issue statement about their selection dilemma

Workington Town have issued a club statement setting out their frustration with the RFL a day before their crucial promotion clash against Swinton Lions, when they could turn up with as few as twelve players after being refused a dispensation to make short term signings by the governing body. It reads as follows: Last Sunday Workington Town lost against Bradford…

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