All geared up and ready to go

Date published: 09 February 2022

All geared-up and ready to go. That's Oldham Rugby League Club, who hope to arrange some friendlies before the big Betfred League One kick-off in Rugby League when Keighley Cougars come to the Vestacare Stadium on Sunday, March 27.

What a day. Mothers' Day, the start of British Summer Time... and the big kick-off for Oldham Rugby !

With the addition of winger Tommy Brierley, who was working when the official squad picture was taken by David Murgatroyd, and of big forward Jack Arnold, who has joined the club since the squad lined up for the picture, these are the young men who will represent Oldham in the battles ahead, pictured also with their coaching and backroom staff.

Head coach Stuart Littler faces a huge 2022, not only taking charge of Oldham for the first time, but also looking forward eagerly to the Rugby League World Cup in the autumn when he will coach Ireland.

Back row (left to right): Ben Wilstrup (strength and conditioning), Jordon Andrade, Tom Spencer, Jason Muranka, David Mills, Jamie Pye, Jack Coventry, Calvin Wellington, Ethan Ferry, James Thornton, Dom Newton, Sam Doyle (kit manager).

Middle row: Thomas Ketteringham (sports therapist), Ben Holcroft, Joe Hartley. Kian Morgan, Owen Restall, Emmerson Whittle, Liam Copland, Callum Cameron, Will Cooke, Lee Thomas (analyst).

Front row: Elsye-Paige Rutherford (physio), Dave Hewitt, Ryan Wright, Luke Nelmes (vice-capt), Stuart Littler (Head coach), Martyn Ridyard (capt), Christopher Hamilton (Chairman), Sean Slater, Brad Jinks, Brendan Sheridan (Assistant Coach).

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