Old Boars Walk On…

Rothwell Old Boars Walking Football Club progressed through their 2nd Round draw in the 2018 National Tournament with an impressive 4-2 victory over respected rivals Leeds Titans.

In a tough game Rothwell had the edge courtesy of goals from Chris Holloway, Brian Smith, Martin Bedford and Chris Murray. Goalkeeper Mick Tudor was also in fine form thwarting many attempt on goal from the Titans.

The Ladies team took part in their own National Competition on Sunday 8th July in a tournament at the UCLan Sports Areana in Preston where they took on teams from Birmingham WFCL, Preston WFCL and Rossendale WFCL.

In very hot conditions the ladies won 2 of their 6 matches.

Pictured from left to right: Back row – Chris Murray (coach), Paula Murray, Carole Habiba Yahaya, Emmie Johnson, Tony Parkinson (coach)
and Front Row – Donna Waldron, Amanda Bell, Monica Murray and Sarah Morgan-Paul.

If you are interested in taking part in Walking Football, the club play Friday nights at the West riding county FA Fleet Lane Woodlesford. Please contact club chairperson Chris Bird on 07860890383 or email cajsbird@hotmail.com

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