Roughyeds sign half-back on one year contract
Date published: 13 November 2019
Half-back Adam Brook, who was on loan from Halifax last season, has signed a one-year Oldham contract to take to 18.
That's the number of players so far committed to newly-promoted Roughyeds for the 2020 Betfred Championship campaign.
25-year old Brook, formerly of Bradford Bulls Academy and Keighley Cougars, will be competing with Dave Hewitt and new-boy Lewis Charnock for the half-back spots.
He said, "I was happy at Oldham last season, but this time I'm hoping for a bit more luck.
"I didn't have the benefits of a good pre-season with the squad and then I broke a wrist in the first few weeks and I was out for what seemed like ages.
"The Championship will be a big new challenge for us, individually and as a team, but we're up for it and on a personal note I'm really looking forward to having a good pre-season with the other lads.
"I didn't get that last year an t does make a difference."
New coach Matt Diskin said of Brook, "He's a very good half-back with plenty of League 1 experience which he'll be able to put to good use in the Championship.
"He will give us more all-round strength in the halves and provide quality competition for Dave Hewitt, which will be good for both of them.
"He just wants a fair crack, which he will certainly get as will everybody else. He's an exciting addition to the halves and it will be good to have competition there."
Do you have a story for us? Want to tell us about something going on in and around Oldham? Let us know by emailing email@example.com , calling our Oldham-based newsroom on 0161 633 2121 , tweeting us @oldhamchronicle or messaging us through our Facebook page. All contact will be treated in confidence.
Most Viewed News Stories
- 1Oldham doctor shares his experience of life working on the NHS frontline during COVID-19
- 2Roadside danger angers Dovestone locals
- 3Tributes paid to ex-Oldham councillor Angie, who has died aged 61
- 4OSFC’s Aspiring Medics Programme enjoys record number of university offers
- 5The sound of music WILL ring around Saddleworth on Whit Friday