SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT – Oldham 3rd February

Newcastle Thunder travel to the Vestacare Stadium this Sunday, for a tasty pre-season friendly against Oldham (KO 3pm)

Jason Payne has named an extended 21 man squad for the fixture as Thunder look to build on an eye-catching 16-6 win over Wakefield Trinity a fortnight ago.

Included within the squad-list for a match between two teams tipped to challenge for ultimate honours in 2019, French international half-back Remy Marginet is set for his first action of the year along with new signing Keal Carlile.

After impressing on debut against Trinity, U19s academy hot-shot Alex Donaghy is also included and is challenging for a starting berth, with a total of five local lads in line to play this weekend.

Tickets for Sunday’s game will be available on the day, with admission prices of £10 adults, £8 concessions and FREE for under-16s accompanied by a paying adult.

The usual £2 transfer to seats will apply.

Newcastle Thunder squad

v Oldham RLFC – Sunday 3rd February KO 3pm

Mo Agoro, Harry Aldous, Jack Aldous, Jared Blanke, Joe Brown, Keal Carlile, Rhys Clarke, Alex Clegg, Tyler Craig, Alex Donaghy, Conor Fitzsimmons, Sam Luckley, Remy Marginet, Liam McAvoy, Aaron Ollett, Liam Richmond, Alex Rowe, Niall Sidney, Evan Simons, Misi Taulapapa, Lewis Young.