Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Roughyeds and Hornets Agree New Date for Law Cup Match

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Roughyeds and Hornets Agree New Date for Law Cup Match

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THE Law Cup clash between Rochdale Hornets and Oldham Roughyeds that had to be postponed at the weekend will be played at Spotland on Sunday, January 31.

Heavy snowfall left public areas in and around the stadium unsafe, with Rochdale AFC's home tie versus Fleetwood at the same venue also postponed 24-hours earlier.

In order to ensure the Law Cup clash goes ahead, the Roughyeds have been required to compromise on their schedule ahead of the start of their Championship campaign.

Head coach Scott Naylor had hoped to give his side a two-week break following their final warm-up fixture versus Barrow Raiders on Sunday and the visit of London Broncos to Bower Fold on February 7. The situation is slightly different for the Hornets, who do not open their 2016 season until the iPro Sport Cup clash with Barrow on February 21. …

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