FOLLOWING the sad news of Ray Clark’s sudden passing, we now hear that Terry Ramshaw, another former Oldham player, has died, aged 74. His funeral is scheduled for Friday, January 27 at 11.40am at Pontefract Crematorium. There will then be a reception at Featherstone Rovers.
The sincere condolences of everyone at the Oldham club go to both families and as soon as we get details of Ray’s funeral we will post them here.
Terry, a rugged forward from Yorkshire, signed for Oldham in the 1975-76 season from Hull KR for a bargain £500. Most of his 32 Oldham appearances were in the front-row at a time when his contemporaries would include the likes of his fellow Yorkshiremen Brian Hughes and Barry Kear as well as Ray Hicks, Steve Herbert, Gareth Owen and Kevin Flanagan.
On a temporary basis in the 1976-77 season, he shared Watersheddings coaching responsibilities following the death of head coach Jim Challinor.
Terry, who also played for Featherstone, Bradford, Wakefield, Halifax and Salford, left Oldham in 1977 to sign for York..
He played one match for Yorkshire v Lancashire at Headingley where Lancashire won 22-17. He also played in the 1966 Championship final for Halifax who lost 35-12 to St Helens at Station Rd, Swinton and also in the final of the 1973 John Player Trophy competition for Salford,,who lost 12-7 to Leeds at Fartown, Huddersfield.
He was a member of Oldham Former Players’ Association.