Barrow Raiders

  • David Sharpe Returns To Barrow Raiders

    The North West Evening Mail has reported that David Sharpe is to return to the fold as Barrow Raiders chairman. Sharpe, who stood down as chairman citing work commitments at the conclusion of the 2016 season, was confirmed as re-joining the League One club's board in the role last weekend. His return, succeeding interim chairman Allan Park, coincided with three new faces joining the board in Dave and Hazel Robinson – the former taking over as director of rugby – and John Coward. Click here f...

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  • Sunderland Stands down from Raiders

    Mike Sunderland has stepped down as director of rugby at Barrow Raiders with immediate effect citing work commitments as his reason for departure. Andy Gaffney has been appointed to fill the position as the club prepare for next season in the Championship, having already sealed promotion. Sunderland said, “"It has brought me great pride being heavily involved in forming the coaching staff and team. "I have enjoyed my positions of vice-chairman and director of rugby." Barrow are in contention t...

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  • Barrow Relegated After RFL Tribunal

    Barrow Raiders have been docked 29 competition points and the club’s Chairman Des Johnston has been barred from any involvement in Rugby League for eight years. Barrow and Johnston were found guilty of a systemic breach of RFL Operational Rules over a four-year period from 2007 when they appeared before a Tribunal at Red Hall on Thursday evening. The findings followed a lengthy investigation by the RFL in which Barrow were found to have been in breach of the following RFL Operational Rules: Ru...

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  • Storm Frank Causes Havoc

    The gales and the rain of the recent Storm Frank have caused damage for several rugby clubs, with Barrow Raiders’ Craven Park ground particularly affected. Thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused after the wall split at the Clive Street end and the road directly in front of the stand was blocked off by the Highways Department because of it being a possible danger to the public. The club is aiming to have the problem resolved so that the ground is safe for the pre-season friendly against...

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  • Ironmen Become West Wales Raiders

    South Wales Ironmen Rugby League Club have new owners after the Rugby Football League approved a takeover by Andrew Thorne, the owner of West Wales Raiders RLFC, along with the board of the WRL Premier League club. The new ownership means that the club will move to Llanelli’s Stebonheath Park with immediate effect and will play three games in the Kingstone Press League 1 Shield at the stadium before playing there permanently from the start of the 2018 season under the West Wales Raiders name....

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  • Whitehaven and Gailer Part Company

    ... mid-August has been withdrawn. Gailer was originally appointed as head coach at the end of the 2011 season from the North Devils in Australia and saw the side achieve promotion this season, finishing fourth in the table. The club were promoted alongside Barrow Raiders, Workington Town and Doncaster RLFC.

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  • Oldham and Benson Part Company

    ... effect.  He will be succeeded by assistant Martin Roden who will take up the role at the end of the current season. The 45-year-old from New Zealand, who had been coach at the club for four seasons was relieved of his dutires after a 42-16 reverse away to Barrow Raiders which put the club’s play-off chances in jeopardy. Oldham chairman Chris Hamilton said, “Despite what people may think it is always hard to tell somebody you are going to dispense with his services. “He had earned the rig...

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  • Barrow And McClennan Given Key Coaching Roles

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) have appointed Stuart Barrow as head coach of the England Youth team and announced that Brian McClennan will coach the Exiles in the 2013 International Origin Game against England.Barrow has been involved with the England Academy coaching set-up since 2010 and will take over the Youth reigns from Dave Elliott, who will continue to oversee the development of both the England Academy and Youth programmes in his role as National development coach.England Youth squad...

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  • Only Four Super League Clubs Receive Grade A Rating

    ... Hull FC: Grade A Hull KR: Grade B Leeds Rhinos: Grade A Salford City Reds: Grade C St Helens: Grade B Wakefield Trinity Wildcats: Grade C Warrington Wolves: Grade A Widnes Vikings: Grade C Wigan Warriors: Grade A Summaries have not been prepared for Barrow Raiders, who did not meet the required criteria, or Crusaders, who withdrew their application. Such grading information will not be published again until after the next round of licensing applications in 2014.  ...

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  • New kit deal for Rhinos

    Leeds Rhinos have announced a new five-year sponsorship deal with Australian apparel manufacturer ISC. The deal, which is the biggest of its kind in rugby league, will also include sponsorship of the Leeds Rugby Foundation and the Rhinos Scholarship programme.  Commenting on the deal, ISC UK Director Darren Moore said: “This is a very momentous and proud day for ISC and also for myself personally.  Being Leeds-born and bred, as well as being a Rhinos fan, I have been chasing this deal for fi...

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