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Senior Colts see off Stockport

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Rochdale Senior Colts 17-7 Stockport Senior ColtsSUNDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2022Rochdale were pleased to welcome Stockport Senior Colts on Sunday for the first game of the Conference A League. Stockport had inflicted a heavy defeat on Rochdale earlier in the season and the home side were in no mood for a repeat dose. Straight from the off Rochdale went on the …

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League Cup Success

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERSRochdale Senior Colts 33-20 Preston Grasshoppers Senior ColtsSUNDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2022 Rochdale were in League Cup action at the weekend, entertaining Preston Grasshoppers at Moorgate Avenue. The forecast was for heavy rain but the game started in reasonably dry conditions, suiting Rochdale’s expansive play and making it easier for them to move the ball into …

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Bristol bring the right “spirit”

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERS Rochdale Senior Colts 29-14 St Brendan’s RFC Senior ColtsFRIDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2022 With the league fixtures on hold at the weekend to accommodate the County trials, Rochdale were pleased to welcome a Colts touring team, St Brendan’s from Bristol, for a Friday night “Under the Lights”. Both teams started strongly with defences dominating. Rochdale …

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All tied at LSH

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Liverpool St Helens Senior Colts 22-22 Rochdale Senior ColtsSUNDAY 16th OCTOBER 2022Rochdale Senior Colts travelled to Liverpool St Helens for their final game in the Preliminary A League. In ideal playing conditions both teams showed their attacking intent with fast flowing moves and there was a real pace to the game. LSH scored first after kicking ahead; the bounce of …

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Job Done at Moorgate

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERS Rochdale Senior Colts 21-5 Chester Senior ColtsSUNDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2022With the preliminary league coming to a conclusion, Rochdale Senior Colts needed a win to ensure they would remain in the top flight for the Conference League post-Christmas. Rochdale entertained Chester at Moorgate Avenue, another team looking for a victory to guarantee their league status. …

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Tough day at Caldy

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERS Caldy Senior Colts 21-12 Rochdale Senior ColtsSUNDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2022Rochdale travelled to Caldy on the Wirral Peninsula for their next league game and were expecting another hard-fought encounter. On an ideal day for open running rugby, both teams set about their business straight from the off. Rochdale were playing into the stiff breeze and …

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Cup Success at the Seaside

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERS Southport Senior Colts 10-39 Rochdale Senior Colts Rochdale have a long way to go to retain the Lancashire Cup, but they took their first steps when they travelled to Southport in the first round on Sunday. The sun was shining and there was a stiff breeze blowing down the pitch. In ideal rugby conditions …

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Senior Colts edged out by Wirral

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERS Rochdale Senior Colts 7-14 Wirral Senior ColtsSUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2022 Rochdale Senior Colts were back in league action on Sunday, entertaining Wirral at Moorgate Avenue. Wirral are unbeaten in the league this year and this would be another tough encounter for a much-changed Rochdale side which included many Junior Colts. Wirral started strongly moving …

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League title in sight

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERSRochdale Junior Colts 36-0 Liverpool St Helens Junior ColtsSUNDAY 13TH MARCH 2022 The league season is slowly coming to a protracted conclusion after various rearranged fixtures to cover recent cancellations. The outcome for Rochdale Junior Colts has been distilled down to two games against Liverpool Saint-Helens. The first of which saw them travel to Moorgate …

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Lymm swept away at Moorgate

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WORDS: SEAN SUNDERLAND PHOTOS: BRUCE MYERSRochdale Junior Colts 51-15 Lymm Junior ColtsSUNDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2022 After three weeks of postponed games due to the inclement weather, Rochdale were glad to get back on the paddock for a rematch of their closest league game to date. Having played Lymm earlier in the season away from home and recorded a 27-26 victory, …