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John Cookson celebrated his testimonial with a 60-10 victory over Coventry Bears at Spotland Stadium, as Rochdale Hornets’ pre-season schedule came to an end.
Date Published 08/02/2016
Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation are delighted to announce that we have pledged to uphold the Armed Forces Covenant.
Date Published 04/02/2016
Rochdale Hornets player Michael Ratu was called upon this week to assist the Wheatsheaf Arms prepare for the biggest game of their lives against the Cobblers, the best side in the...
Date Published 03/02/2016
Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation are delighted to announce that RRG Peugeot will become the principle sponsor of the Embed the Pathway programme for 2016.
Rochdale Hornets suffered defeat at the hands of local rivals Oldham Roughyeds at Spotland as the Law Cup returned after a three year absence.
Date Published 31/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets have teamed up with local industry again in a bid to deliver success on and off the pitch.
Dr Stephen Baker, of the Sports Turf Research Institute, has compiled his interim report on the Spotland pitch after carrying out a series of assessments on the pitch earlier this...
Date Published 30/01/2016
The Hornets office has seen a new signing in recent weeks, with the addition of James Cannings in a customer service role.
James will pick up alot of the tasks formerly done by...
Rochdale Hornets and Oldham are set to lock horns on Sunday at the second time of asking, as the Law Cup is back up for grabs at Spotland.
Date Published 28/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets have recruited analyst Steve Wordsworth to their backroom staff.
Wordsworth’s job will be to inform coaching staff of live stats during games and to assist...
Date Published 26/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets produced a high-impact, high-tempo performance to defeat Championship outfit Swinton Lions on Sunday.
Date Published 25/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets have secured the services of ex Warrington and Wakefield winger Chris Riley for 2016 with the option to extend for a further year.
Riley, 27, won successive...
Date Published 23/01/2016
The law cup fixture scheduled for today (Sunday 17 January) has been postponed.
Heavy snowfall last night and the freezing temperatures mean that the public areas in and around...
Date Published 17/01/2016
The freezing conditions are a cause for concern and as such there is a pitch inspection booked for 11.00am on Sunday.
The frost sheets are out on the pitch ahead of the game.
Date Published 16/01/2016
Car Parking passes are now on sale for the 2016 season, for just £40.
All spaces are sold as un-reserved and the pass covers all home friendlies, league and cup fixtures.
Rochdale Hornets continue their preparations for the 2016 season on Sunday, as the Law Cup returns to Spotland with the visit of local rivals Oldham.
Date Published 15/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets held their own against Super League outfit Salford Red Devils until late in the game, as Alan Kilshaw’s new look side began their pre-season schedule at Spotland.
Date Published 14/01/2016
Rochdale Hornets face Salford Red Devils on Sunday as their pre-season campaign gets under way against Super League opposition, and there will be a mixture of new and familiar...
Date Published 07/01/2016
Last weekend saw the fun and games of Rochdale Hornets’ much-anticipated Children’s Christmas Party.
Members of the first team were joined by Hercules the Hornet and some...
Date Published 19/12/2015
The Quirky Catering Company will be Rochdale Hornets' main shirt sponsor in 2016.
The family owned Quirky Catering Company have worked with Rochdale Hornets over the last 12...
Date Published 07/12/2015
Media students from Hopwood Hall College jumped at the chance to film an advert for the Rochdale Hornets Kit launch.
Date Published 04/12/2015
The Law Cup will return in 2016 as Rochdale Hornets host neighbours Oldham on Sunday 17 January at Spotland Stadium.
It will be three years on from their last meeting in the...
Date Published 02/12/2015
Surridge Sport have won the tender to supply all performance apparel to Rochdale Hornets for the next three seasons.
Date Published 30/11/2015
Following the tragic death last season of Keighley Cougars’ half-back Danny Jones, who had a cardiac arrest during a game at London Skolars, the RFL has made cardiac screening...
A packed main lounge at Spotland Stadium witnessed the induction of the greatest Hornets 13 of all time on Thursday evening.
Date Published 22/11/2015
Rochdale Rocks, an initiative aimed at coaching and mentoring young musicians, was officially launched on Tuesday 10 November.
Launched by the Rochdale Hornets Sporting...
Date Published 17/11/2015
Rochdale Hornets forward John Cookson has been awarded a three month testimonial by the RFL for 10 years of service to rugby league.
The 30-year-old prop forward began his...
Date Published 13/11/2015
Hornets Heritage have put players at the heart of their annual ‘Heroes of Hornets’ awards under the theme ‘Thirteen Heroes’ - and supporters have selected who they want in the...
Date Published 12/11/2015
Alan Kilshaw has completed his final signing ahead of the 2016 season as Rochdale born forward David Cookson joins Rochdale Hornets’ next generation.
Cookson is a former Oldham...
Date Published 10/11/2015
‘Rochdale Rocks’, a new initiative aimed at coaching and mentoring young musicians and providing performance opportunities for local secondary school students, is being launched...
Date Published 09/11/2015
Rochdale Hornets have signed six foot seven inch, twenty stone prop forward Samir Tahraoui from Bradford Bulls.
Algerian Tahraoui is currently full time at Bradford Bulls but...
Date Published 31/10/2015
Supporters will get the chance to cast their eye over the 10 new signings during January as the club has lined up three local derbies ahead of the season starting fully in...
Rochdale Hornets has agreed a partnership with Warrington Wolves for the next two seasons.
Hornets will partner up with the Super League outfit to work together at many levels...
Date Published 29/10/2015
Rochdale Hornets new head coach Alan Kilshaw has completed the appointments of his back room staff for 2016, ahead of training starting first week of November.
Date Published 26/10/2015
The season starts with the first round of the iPro Cup competition, which will be drawn on a regional basis in Round One.
The following week sees Hornets enter the Challenge...
Date Published 19/10/2015
Rochdale Hornets have beaten off a host of competitors to land three promising young players for 2016.
Back rower come prop Stuart Biscomb joins the Hornets from Oxford Rugby...
Date Published 18/10/2015
Many Rochdale Hornets’ supporters knew little about new coach Alan Kilshaw, however those in attendance at the club’s recent ‘Meet the Coach’ function left feeling optimistic.
Date Published 13/10/2015
Alan Kilshaw has been appointed Rochdale Hornets head coach.
Kilshaw agreed terms on Saturday afternoon following a rigorous interview process on Friday which saw a panel...
Date Published 05/10/2015
Rochdale Hornets dual registered player Matty Fozard has been selected in the Wales squad for the upcoming European Championship Campaign.
Fozard, who scored three tries in...
Date Published 29/09/2015
Hornets coach Ian Talbot will leave the club when his contract ends in November.
Talbot, who is a member of the Heroes of Hornets Hall of Fame after steering the club to their...
Date Published 27/09/2015
Rochdale Hornets has unveiled a commerative plaque at Asda, Rochdale to mark the 120th anniversary of the first ever game of Rugby League in the borough.
Hornets, along with 20...
Date Published 25/09/2015
Rochdale Hornets Sporting Foundation has partnered with ‘State of Mind’ – a charity dedicated to harnessing the power of sport to encourage positive mental health.
Date Published 24/09/2015
With Hornets failing to get to the play offs, they can now focus their attention fully on establishing a squad for 2016.
“We don't think major surgery is needed on the playing...
Date Published 14/09/2015
Hornets kept alive their play-off hopes with a thrilling 26-22 win over London Skolars in their last game of the regular season.
Alex Anthony did his best to sink the Hornets...
Date Published 12/09/2015
This crucial loss to Barrow Raiders could put Hornets' play-off place in jeopardy.
Barrow's best performance of the season saw Nathan Mossop, Liam Campbell, Josh Ward (2),...
Date Published 05/09/2015
Rochdale Hornets legend Wally McArthur has died at the age of 81.
Wally was born in the township of Borroloola in the Northern Territory of Australia in 1933 to an Aboriginal...
Date Published 03/09/2015
Rochdale Hornets chief Ryan Bradley welcomes the proposals of a dual registration agreement between the professional game and the NCL.
Hornets, who won their first trophy in 91...
Date Published 31/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets play-off hopes were dealt a major blow at Spotland when Keighley Cougars just edged a tight, exceptionally low scoring game. The teams were level at half time and...
Date Published 23/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets CEO, Ryan Bradley has clarified the future of Hornets coach Ian Talbot, confirming that neither club or coach have looked elsewhere for 2016.
With the 2016 playing league unconfirmed, the number of home fixtures unconfirmed and the membership still undecided on playing day for 2016, Hornets are unable to set a price on...
Date Published 19/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets went fourth, and into the promotion play-off places, in the Kingstone Press League One having recorded a comfortable victory over Oxford in front of just 51...
Date Published 16/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets edged their fierce rivals, North Wales Crusaders, for the second time this season in a tight encounter to complete a league double over the Welsh outfit.
Date Published 09/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets put in a consumate display to see off South Wales Scorpions at Spotland as they bounced back from last week’s defeat to Swinton Lions.
With every game between...
Date Published 02/08/2015
Rochdale Hornets battled hard with 12 men but lost at Sedgley Park to local rivals Swinton Lions, a result that cost Hornets their place in the top five.
Gaz Langley’s sending...
Date Published 26/07/2015
Rochdale Hornets face a crucial play-off match up against local rivals Swinton Lions at Sedgley Park on Sunday in round 16 of the Kingstone Press League One season.
Date Published 22/07/2015
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