Three changes in 19-man squad

SCOTT Naylor has made three changes in Oldham’s 19-man squad for tomorrow’s Betfred League 1 top-four battle against Hunslet at the South Leeds Stadium (kick-off 3.30pm).

Kyran Johnson, Ben Davies and Dave Eccleston miss out this time, replaced by Matt Reid, Ben West and Danny Rasool.

Oldham 19: Bent, Bridge, Briscoe, Crook, Hewitt, Holmes, Hooley, Jones, Joy, Kershaw, Langtree, McComb, Nelmes, Owen, Rasool, Reid, Spencer, West, Wilkinson.

Roughyeds, in third place, are chasing their ninth win in a row.

Hunslet, fourth, were the last team to beat Naylor’s men on April 8 and are also in good form, having won five on the spin.

They’ve made four changes in their 19 with Aiden Hema, Marcus Elliott, Luke Million and Jack Walton losing out and seeing their spots taken by Nyle Flynn, Brad Foster, Jack Coventry and Zach Braham.

The squad includes two players who have had Oldham associations in the past — Tom Ashton and Nathan Chappell — as well as Josh Jordan-Roberts, son of an ex-Oldham captain, best known as ‘Two Bobs’.

Hunslet 19: Watson, Foggin-Johnston, Mvududu, Sanderson, Southernwood, Haley, Lee, Reed, McKay, Nicholson, Foster, Flynn, Coventry, Ashton, Cooke, Chappell, Halmshaw, Braham, Jordan-Roberts.

Club Cash Lottery

SINCE Covid-19 caused us to temporarily abandon door-to-door CLUB CASH lottery collections last Spring there's never been a better time to come on board and help Roughyeds to get through these hugely challenging times.

Why ? The £500-a-week rollover jackpot is back -- not only that there are now TWO £50 prizes and TWO £25 prizes in addition to the first prize of £1,000, a second prize of £100 and ten consolation prizes of £10.

But the return of the jackpot is the big lottery news. It's back this week and it's been won first time out, so next week's jackpot is again £500 but if nobody touches lucky it will go up to £1,000 the following week and increase by £500 a week, if not won, to a maximum of £10,000.

We have seriously missed the regular income from collections on the doorstep, but we cannot thank too much those supporters who have got behind the club in these unprecedented times of hardship by keeping their Club Cash memberships going or, indeed, by joining for the first time, knowing that for £1 a week they can help the club to combat Covid and prepare with confidence for the challenges of Betfred Championship rugby in 2021.

You can send a cheque to cover a set number of weeks; take out a bank standing order -- our preferred option; complete a bank transfer; or pay for several weeks up front by credit or debit card.

You can download a standing order form by clicking on the link at the end of this news release and following the instructions or you can contact our Club Cash administrator John McAndrew (tel: 07980 129541; email: or speak to the club direct on 07904 898177 or email to:

he easiest way, though, is to download a standing order form below. The latest prize updates are shown on the form as follows (all for £1): £1,000, £100, £50 (2), £25 (2), a number of £10 consolation prizes and the £500-a-week rollover jackpot.

Best of luck!

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