Big-match information for fans

OLDHAM wish to make it clear that although advance ticket sales have gone well, the Promotion Final against Newcastle Thunder at the Vestacare Stadium on Sunday (3pm) is NOT all-ticket and there is still plenty of capacity left.

Fans are encouraged to arrive at the ground in plenty of time and turnstiles will open at 1pm, providing access into the social club.

There will be two curtain-raisers, St Anne’s v Waterhead under 7s kicking off at 1pm and then Westhoughton Lions v Limehurst Lions under 7s kicking off at 1.30pm.

St Annes and Waterhead will be flag bearers and Westhoughton Lions and Limehurst Lions will provide a guard of honour for the players as they leave the tunnel.

Some players from both teams will walk hand in hand with their own children as the teams leave the tunnel side by side.

Admission prices are as follows: Adults £14, concessions £12, under-16s £2.

There’s a £2 additional transfer to seats for adults and concessions and a £3 transfer for under-16s.

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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