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Sport in Oldham - Oldham Roughyeds (Paperback) Loot Price: R249
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Sport in Oldham - Oldham Roughyeds (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Oldham Roughyeds. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 55. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Oldham Roughyeds are an English professional rugby league club, currently playing in the Championship One. They are based in Oldham in Greater Manchester. Oldham is also one of the original twenty-two rugby clubs that formed the Northern Rugby Football Union in 1895, making them one of the world's first rugby league teams. 'Roughyed' is a nickname for a person from Oldham, derived from the rough felt used in the hatting industry which once employed many people in Oldham. The team's strip consists of the traditional red and white hooped shirts, navy blue shorts and red socks. They play their home games at Whitebank Stadium in Limeside Village, formally home to Oldham Boro football club. Prior to this Oldham Roughyeds were groundsharing with Oldham Athletic AFC at Boundary Park from 1997 to 2002, Ashton United FC at Hurst Cross Stadium from 2002 to 2006 and on and off until 2008, and then with Sedgley Park RUFC at Park Lane in Whitefield, Bury as a temporary home from 2006 to 2009., In 1876 Oldham Football Club was founded in a meeting at the Prince Albert Hotel, Union Street West attended by Chairman of the Watch Committee, William Chadwick, Chief Constable Charles Hodgkinson, mill owner Fred Wild, eminent local Quaker and Lord to be Alfred Emmott and three brothers of the Fletcher family. A playing field was organised at Sugar Meadow, Gartside Street adjacent to Glodwick Spinning Mill and changing facilities were provided by the nearby Shakespeare Inn. The club's headquarters were at the Black Swan Hotel, Bottom O'th Moor, Mumps. Their first match at Sugar Meadow was held on 21 October 1876 against Stalybridge. After two seasons they joined Oldham Cricket Club at the new Clarksfield ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1098719


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-61249-1
Barcode: 9781156612491
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-61249-7

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