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Littleborough golden girl Nicola White notched up another accolade when she visited Buckingham Palace to receive her MBE.
Date Published 01/03/2017
Aaron Morley has signed his first professional contract, just days after turning 17-years-old. He has penned a deal with Rochdale AFC until the summer of 2019.
In their second semi-final of the weekend Rochdale lost to Urmston, a team they have beaten twice in the league this season.
Rochdale Seconds were without key players, in particular midfield talisman Imran Ansari, and it showed as they were well beaten by Formby on Saturday.
Rochdale Ladies lost to Bolton Ladies in the semi-final of the All Division Plate Cup.
League rules meant Rochdale started a goal to the good and for the first 15 minutes...
Rochdale Hornets’ Sporting Foundation kicked off its Jets programme during half-term, with children from under 12s up to under 16s taking part of the two days.
Date Published 28/02/2017
Expansion of the Lancashire Cricket League could have a real impact on the Pennine Cricket League (PCL) as it is understood Norden, Rochdale and Walsden will move leagues if...
Rochdale Sports Club is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.
Date Published 27/02/2017
A high scoring match in the Lancashire Plate competition saw Southport score five tries but Littleborough progressed having scored seven tries with four converted.
Mayfield faced the professionals of Barrow Raiders for the second time in a week and, despite the heavy scoreline, gave a good account of themselves and the Mayfield Club.
Mayfield progressed to the Oldham Standard cup final with a last gasp win over second division Saddleworth at the Mayfield Sports Centre on Wednesday night.
Rochdale Hornets were distinctly below par as they lost a game they are eminently capable of winning against Halifax at the Crown Oil Arena.
Following last week's heroic...
Date Published 26/02/2017
Rochdale’s run without a win was extended to seven games with defeat at Peterborough in a game that referee Chris Sarginson issued three red cards.
Rochdale Hornets will be looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season on Sunday, as Halifax make the short trip to the Crown Oil Arena.
Date Published 24/02/2017
Keith Hill says the game against Peterborough will be a difficult encounter but one that Dale do not fear.
Queensway ABC boxer Joe Crawford has been presented with an England commemorative vest for winning a silver medal in the Tri- Nations final.
As part of ongoing initiatives to increase matchday attendances, Rochdale AFC has teamed up with RBH to offer its members an exclusive discount for the Dale versus Gillingham...
Ryan Burl, a 22-year-old emerging star from Zimbabwe, has signed as Littleborough Cricket Club professional.
Date Published 23/02/2017
Mayfield are in the unusual position of playing on Sunday this week when they travel to Cumbria for their Challenge Cup third round tie against last week’s opponents Barrow...
Rochdale Hornets and Rugby League Cares are holding a lunch for past players, particularly over 55s, at The Crown Oil Arena on Friday 3 March from midday.
Rochdale’s skiing champion Daisi Daniels won three fourth place medals at the International Races at the Trofeu Borrufa in Andorra between 30 January and 2 February, and was...
Date Published 22/02/2017
Rochdale Hornets have taken the option to extend Danny Bridge’s loan deal from Queensland Cup side Redcliffe Dolphins on a week-to-week rolling basis.
Steven Davies has signed a contract extension with Rochdale Football Club.
The 29-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal which will keep him contracted to the club until the...
Date Published 21/02/2017
After the epic encounter last week against Hull Kingston Rovers, Rochdale Hornets face another huge challenge when they face their nearest Yorkshire rivals, Halifax RLFC on
Littleborough's Ladies produced their best performance yet to overcome a tricky Burnley side in front of a packed house at Rakewood.
Double judo Olympian Sophie Cox has won an all-expenses paid trip to compete in the UAE Pro Jiu Jitsu World Championships in Abu Dhabi in April.
The British National Pro...
Date Published 20/02/2017
The new Rochdale Lacrosse junior girls’ team won their first ever match on Saturday (18 February) 10 - 4 in an away match against opposition from Liverpool.
Rochdale Ladies secured promotion with a comfortable victory at Didsbury Northern Ladies on Sunday.
Rochdale began very well and it wasn't long before they took the lead with a...
Rochdale Ladies edged a tense game in a top of the table clash against Urmston.
Rochdale’s top goal scorer Jenny Banks didn’t travel so the job of scoring was in the hands of...
Having travelled without four regulars from the starting eleven, Rochdale Men’s Seconds succumbed to Lancaster on Saturday.
Captain Karl Wynn had managed to draft in Sean...
After their longest journey of the season, Littleborough arrived at Silloth in very cold, wet and windy weather to outclass their opponents from the kick off and produce a fine...
Mayfield entertained professional side Barrow Raiders in the RFL Championship One Cup on Saturday and, despite defeat, gave a good account of themselves in front of a large
Shaun Lunt’s late try gave Hull KR a battling win over a spirited Rochdale Hornets and inflicted Hornets' first loss of the 2017 season.
Played at a ferocious pace in front of...
Date Published 19/02/2017
Rochdale and Charlton had to settle for a share of the spoils after this pulsating six goal thriller. Dale took the lead, their first goal in five games when visiting keeper...
Date Published 18/02/2017
Wardle Football Club is closer to extending pitch and signing new lease, two years after Rochdale Online reported the club was to benefit from what is known as 'section 106...
Date Published 17/02/2017
North West boxing Champ Connor Burton has boxed his way to the England Boxing Youth Championships taking place in Rotherham this weekend (17-19 February).
Ed Wood, is set to break his Guinness World Record at Rochdale Football Club this Saturday.
Ali Ahmed and Ikram Irfan gained their black belts, after a number of previous attempts, at The DOJO Karate Centre on Sunday 5 February.
Rochdale Hornets welcome Hull Kingston Rovers on Sunday in a Kingstone Press Championship top of the table clash, after they picked up their second win from as many games over...
Date Published 16/02/2017
With David Gowers, Barry Gumbley and Hempsall-Jones all out, Rochdale were without a recognised striker on Saturday and Golborne inflicted a defeat via a controversial goal.
Rochdale Mayfield are in action on Saturday afternoon in the I Pro cup as they face the toughest of opposition in Barrow Raiders.
Rochdale were cruelly denied a share of the spoils by late controversial goal in this East Lancashire derby. Mark Beevers’ effort was seemingly cleared off the line after a...
Date Published 15/02/2017
Hamer Boxing Club travelled to the Labour Club in Llandudno with three young boxers competing against Welsh opposition on 11 February.
On a cold and breezy day at Birkenhead Park, Rochdale took on and beat the second in the league side.
Date Published 14/02/2017
Rochdale's second game of the weekend should have been more difficult than the score suggests. University teams are always strong but when Manchester turned up with only eight...
Rochdale Ladies had taken the bragging rights earlier in the season beating Oldham, so Oldham were looking for revenge, but Rochdale won this derby game by the slenderest of...
Rochdale played host on Saturday to Preston Fifths the team who had been promoted with Rochdale last year. Both teams had found their feet in the division and are in strong mid...
Georgia Turner, who has recently celebrated her 14th birthday, has made the North of England squad for three matches against Southern regions.
Work continues on the Crown Oil Arena pitch, with contractors starting to lay the new turf.
It has been arriving at regular intervals via a convoy of lorries.
Early positive play by Littleborough didn’t last and De La Salle won the match.
On a very wintry afternoon, cold and wet and with ground conditions barely playable...
Date Published 13/02/2017
Mayfield faced the long trip to top Cumbrian side Kells and came away with the prize of a place in the third round of the Ladbroke’s Challenge Cup, and possible professional...
Mayfield Mustangs' Junior Rugby League players enjoyed a day out at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday for a mini rugby league festival and the Super League round one fixture between...
Rochdale Hornets made it two wins out of two by beating Bradford Bulls, in arctic conditions, for the first time in 46 years at Odsal.
Hornets made hard work of a first half in...
Date Published 12/02/2017
The Quirky Catering Company is the new sponsor of the Crown Oil Arena Boardroom.
As part of the 2017 EFL Awards celebrations, the EFL is looking to recognise supporters that have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to their club through the Supporter of the...
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