Delighted to accept Oldham Care Organisation invitation

OLDHAM RLFC will have a stall and will be well represented at a barbecue tomorrow (Thursday, July 11) for the staff at Royal Oldham Hospital and its key partners.

Invitations have gone out to local dignitaries, including the Mayor, Councillor Ginny Alexander and her Consort husband, Mr Adrian Alexander, a former Oldham RLFC player, and local MPs.

The aim is to welcome a community team which will be joining the NHS’s Oldham Care Organisation later this month.

Among others, invitations have gone out to local police, fire, ambulance services, Radio Cavell, Maggie’s, Oldham RLFC, Oldham Athletic and Pet Therapy Dogs.

Radio Cavell will provide the music.

Headed by club chairman Christopher Hamilton, Oldham RLFC will be well represented and will have a stall which will reflect the club’s role within the local community and as a founder member of the Rugby Football League.

Said Mr Hamilton:

“We are absolutely delighted to accept our invitation and to share in an event which will reflect on the wonderful work done by the NHS and its partners within the Oldham community.”

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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