LATEST NEWS FROM THE CLUB
Posted 12 February 2010 - 01:03 PM
More games at The Big Fella’s Stadium:-
Despite putting in a great performance this evening, and a hat trick from Lasen Marabe,
the Reserves fell just short, losing to a very strong Wakefield Wildcats side 16-28.
Thanks must go to those of you who braved the bitter cold creating a good atmosphere
in the 500 strong crowd, and you have the opportunity to see the Reserves in action
against soon as there are more friendly games arranged in the coming weeks, these are:
Wednesday 17th February v HULL KR – Kick Off at 1930
Wednesday 10th March v HUNSLET – Kick Off at 1930
Wednesday 24th March v YORK – Kick Off at 1930
Rovers v Hunslet Game Re-Arranged
Following the original postponement, our Northern Rail Cup fixture against Hunslet will now be played
on Thursday 4th March, just a few days before our first involvement in the 2010 Challenge Cup. This
game will now become the last of the group fixtures for the competition and will come after our first
Co-Operative Championship Fixture against Batley.
For the entire 2010 season we are offering match goers a great early entry offer for all home fixtures.
Fans of Rovers or indeed our Visitors can pre-purchase match tickets at
http://www.fevshop.c...offers-99-c.asp and earn themselves a free pint or
soft drink in the clubhouse! That’s right, your first drinks on us, all we ask is that you join us before 1.30pm
to qualify (Vouchers can also be redeemed after 6pm on the day of the game) The clubhouse will be
showing live sport on the giant screen or a re-run of our previous away fixture if applicable.
One FREE Pint voucher will be issued to all advance Adult and OAP ticket purchases, Child tickets can
be redeemed for draught Cola or Lemonade. This incredible offer doesn’t stop there, ALL Season Ticket
Holders who enter the ground before 1.30pm will also qualify as part of the ST Plus benefits package,
ST Plus members will receive a voucher on entry to the stadium.
The club would like to thank Stadium sponsor ‘Big Fellas Nightclub’ for their help and support in
bringing this offer to fruition.
NEW ! - Match Day Specials
Everyone at the club wants to see the season start with a bang; we’re looking for a bumper crowd
and a great atmosphere to get us off and running! Special Family Tickets will be available for our
opening fixture against Batley on February 28th at just £20 for 2 Adults and 2 Children, available online
at http://www.fevshop.c...ilies-100-c.asp Our game against Toulouse
in April will also attract this great offer as part of the Sky/RFL package for this televised fixture.
Enhanced Match Day Experience at the Rovers
A vast array of improvements is in the pipeline for match days at Rovers. In the clubhouse, the Gallery
has had extensive refurbishments taking what was already a great viewing point for a game to a
whole new level. You can enjoy the match from the Gallery with tickets at just £30 to include an excellent
3-Course Lunch and exclusive pre-match and after match interviews with players, coaches and other
special guests. We have also teamed up with local Radio, Ridings FM to enhance the match
day sounds and atmosphere and we will soon be enjoying our very own, all new ‘Rovers All Stars’
Dance Academy as part of the pre-match and half-time entertainment.
Communications and activity surrounding our desire to redevelop the land at Post Office Road have begun
to gather pace after a frustrating period pre and post Chris tmas. Just this week we have received another
positive piece of correspondence regarding the required access to the land and we hope that things can really
begin to kick on from here. Further news following the latest Featherstone Renaissance Steering Group
meeting earlier this week will be released in a separate eNewsletter
The online shop at Featherstone continues to grow with regular new products available. If you’ve ever
made a purchase online you’ll know how simple it is and you’ll be familiar with the structure. If you
haven’t, why not take a look and few the various product categories, you may spot something you like!
Rovers 2010 Away Kit Launch
The 2010 Away kit will be launched on Thursday 25th February in The Atrium. Past greats will be on hand to
issue the away kit to the current playing staff. Paul Newlove, Harold Box, Dale Fennel and Mal Dixon are
among a group of 10 legends on hand for photos and signatures. Each current player will be presented with
his shirt from players who been to the very top of the sport during their careers, questions will be put forward by
DVD Commentator Martin Overton and Head Coach Daryl Powell in what should be an entertaining evening
for all in attendance. The Away shirt itself will be on sale throughout the evening, doors open at 7pm if you
wish to view the evenings training session and proceedings should be under way from 8.30pm.
Match Day Sponsors
The revenue raised from Match Day Sponsors are a big asset for the club, with the new facilities on offer there’s
no better time to book your table and we look forward to welcoming a number of new companies to the club this
season. If you would like to experience this great afternoon/evening, why not get a group together or put your
company forward and we will make contact on your behalf. Various packages are available to meet every budget, you won’t be disappointed.
Player Kit Sponsors
In the 2010 Match Day Programme there will be a double page spread for player kit sponsorship; this is a great
value package at just £100 which includes a current Home or Away Shirt of your chosen size! At the time of
writing there are just a few players still looking for a sponsor? If you’re interested please make contact with
Kevin Preston at the club office (01977 702386).
The Rovers Lottery continues to reward supporters and members with prizes up to £500! For the scheme to operate
and grow we are always on the lookout for new members. Do you run a club that could benefit from a lottery scheme?
The Rovers Lottery is available to individuals and group/club participation which could earn you a rebate based on
your membership numbers to help raise funds for your own activities? Why not contact the club for more details on
the opportunities available and the prize fund!! Individual applications can be made online and currently offer four weeks free.
Posted 19 February 2010 - 12:58 PM
Apparently no match tickets have been bought with the free pint offer!
Posted 19 February 2010 - 01:40 PM
Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:26 PM
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