Oldham waiting on forward pair

Date published: 29 April 2021

Oldham hope to have senior forwards Martyn Reilly and Liam Kirk back in action against Halifax Panthers at Bower Fold on Saturday (12.45pm kick-off), while on-loan Super League youngsters Jack Croft and Jack Bibby could also figure.

Centre Croft (20) and prop Bibby (19) are on loan from Wakefield Trinity and Wigan Warriors respectively.

"I've no doubt both will have Super League futures ahead of them but for now they need game time and we can provide them with that," said Oldham boss Matt Diskin.

After consecutive defeats by Batley and London on the road, Roughyeds are anxious to follow up their home victory against Swinton Lions with another win at Bower Fold.

They will again play without the advantage of a home crowd, but chairman Chris Hamilton is urging as many fans as possible to sign up to watch the game on Our League.

"Currently, it's our only source of income," said Hamilton, "and we need lots of fans to tune in.

"It should be a cracking game."

Purchase the coverage before midnight tomorrow (Friday) and you can see the game for £4.95.

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