Roughyeds start with a win

Date published: 05 February 2017

Oldham RL 26, Sheffield Eagles 10

TRAILING by two points at the break, Oldham RL produced a powerpacked second-half performance to start their 2017 Kingstone Press Championship season on a high.

Visitors Sheffield Eagles held a narrow 6-4 lead at the interval, but it was all Roughyeds in the following 40-minute spell at Bower Fold.

Scott Naylor's Oldham side ran in four tries in total, including two from Danny Langtree. Sammy Gee and Dave Hewitt also registered, while Scott Leatherbarrow kicked five goals.

For the Eagles, Matty Fozard and Ryan Millar dived over, with Simon Brown adding a goal.

Full match report, pictures and reaction in tomorrow's Chronicle.