Rugby League: Rochdale Hornets sign players from Mayfield and Doncaster
Date published: 03 December 2019
Callum Ogden, formerly of Mayfield, has signed to Rochdale Hornets
Rochdale Hornets have signed two new players for the 2020 season, James Connaughton from Mayfield, and Callum Ogden, from Doncaster.
Connaughton, a front rower was stand out for Mayfield in 2019 and was named man of the match in last season’s pre-season friendly at Mayfield Sports Centre.
The 22-year-old has also toured Serbia with Lancashire, as well as Canada with GB Police.
On signing, Connaughton said: “I’m looking forward to making the transition to a higher level. I’m hoping to make a positive impact for the club in 2020.”
Ogden came through the successful junior set-up at Rochdale Mayfield before joining the Bradford Bulls academy.
Playing predominantly as a hooker, Ogden knows the League 1 competition having reached the play-off phase last time out.
Ogden said: “I’m delighted to have signed for my hometown club and am looking forward to playing under Matt Calland again.
“I can’t wait to rip in with the boys and hopefully have a successful 2020 season.”
Both players are available to sponsor in 2020 – for more details, contact:
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