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Late fightback proves in vain

TRAILING 26-6 at Doncaster, Oldham staged a thrilling fightback to score 16 points in the last 11 minutes before falling just short and going down 26-22.

Roughyeds trailed 8-6 at half-time, Paul Crook having landed three penalty goals, but Doncaster got on top after Danny Langtree (Oldham) and Jordie Hedges (Doncaster) were sin-binned for squaring up to each other after an altercation.

The home side then scored three quick tries to seemingly wrap up the game before never-say-die Oldham rattled them with late tries by Langtree, Matt Reid and Dave Eccleston and two conversions by Luke Hooley and Dave Hewitt.

Time ran out on the visitors, however, who lost their third consecutive away game to slip from third to fifth in Betfred League 1.


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Club Cash

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: mcandrewj@aol.com) or speak to the club direct on 07904 898177 or email to: enquiries@roughyeds.co.uk

The 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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