Community focus for darting 'Roughyeds on Tour'

Date published: 20 May 2022

A forthcoming initiative which Oldham Rugby League Club is calling 'Roughyeds on Tour' will enable fans to mix and mingle with players, coaches and backroom staff in local social settings away from game-days.

It will take the form of a nine-dart challenge at various venues locally, with the highest scorers going through to the semi-finals.

Sponsored by Premier Suzuki of Rochdale, the darts tournament will comprise of four heats, then semi-finals and a Grand Final.

Each event will be on a Thursday night after training, starting at 8.30pm.

At each heat there will be a raffle for fans and the winner will take part in that heat with players and staff.

Entry is free and there are excellent prizes on offer for the overall winners - £250 plus a trophy for the outright winner; £100 plus a trophy for runner-up; and £50, plus trophy, for third place.

Venues and dates for the heats are: 

Heat 1 - Oldham Event Centre - Thursday, June 9

Heat 2 - Fox and Pine - Thursday,  June 23

Heat 3 - Hopwood Arms, Middleton - Thursday, July 14

Heat 4 - Springhead Sports, Social Club - Thursday, July 28

Details, dates and venues for the semi-finals and Grand Final will be announced later.

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