Mike Ford

In 1998 the club was reformed taking its place in the Second Division Championship. Since then it has appeared in the 1998 Trans-Pennine Cup Final, the 2001 Nothern Ford Premiership Grand Final and in the last four National League 2 Grand Finals.

Club Honours & Records


Honours Pre 1998

RUGBY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP
WINNERS: 1909-10, 1910-11, 1956-57
Runners Up: 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1921-22, 1954-55

FIRST DIVISION

CHAMPIONS: 1904-05

RUGBY LEAGUE CHALLENGE CUP

WINNERS: 1899, 1925, 1927
Runners Up: 1907, 1912, 1924, 1926

LANCASHIRE CUP

WINNERS: 1907, 1910, 1913, 1919, 1924, 1933, 1956, 1957, 1958
Runners Up: 1908, 1911, 1918, 1921, 1954, 1966, 1968, 1986, 1989

LANCASHIRE LEAGUE

CHAMPIONS: 1897-98, 1900-01, 1907-08, 1909-10, 1921-22, 1956-57, 1957-58
Runners Up: 1895-96, 1896-97, 1898-99, 1899-1900, 1908-09, 1910-11, 1911-12, 1923-24, 1954-55

SECOND DIVISION
CHAMPIONS: 1963-64, 1981-82, 1987-88

SECOND / DIVISIONAL PREMIERSHIP

WINNERS: 1988, 1990
Runners Up: 1992

CLUB RECORDS - (1895 - 1996)

These statistics are relevant to senior Oldham matches 1895 - 1996

RECORD VICTORY: 63 - 0 v Goole - March 18th, 1899 (Challenge Cup 1st Round).

Record Victory in a league match: 67 - 6 v Liverpool City - April 4th, 1959.

RECORD SCORE: 70 - 10 v Bramley - Feb 12th, 1995 (Challenge Cup 4th Round).

Record Score in a league match: 67 - 6 v Liverpool City - April 4th, 1959.

RECORD ATTENDANCE:
28,000 v Huddersfield - February 4th, 1912.

Record Attendance in a cup match: 25,000 v Huddersfield - March 23rd, 1912.
Challenge Cup 3rd Round.

Record Attendance (All games):
62,217 v Hull - May 18th, 1957.
Championship Final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford.


INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

(Relevant to Oldham first class fixtures only)

MOST APPEARANCES: Joe Ferguson 627 September 1899 - April 1923

CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCES: Joe Lawton 134 September 1897 - November 1902

TRIES in a SEASON:
Reg Farrar 49 1921-22

GOALS in a SEASON:
Bernard Ganley 200 1957-58

POINTS in a SEASON:
Bernard Ganley 412 1957-58

DROP GOALS (One Point) in a SEASON:
Ray Ashton 9 1979-80

TRIES IN A CAREER: Alan Davies 174 1950-1961

GOALS IN A CAREER:
Bernard Ganley 1,358 1950-1961

POINTS IN A CAREER:
Bernard Ganley 2,761 1950-1961

DROP GOALS (One Point) in a CAREER:
Ray Ashton 26 1979-1987

TRIES IN A MATCH: James Miller 7 v Barry, October 31st, 1908.

GOALS IN A MATCH:
Bernard Ganley 14 v Liverpool City, April 4th, 1959.

POINTS IN A MATCH:
Abe Johnson 30 (12 goals + 2 tries) v Widnes, April 9th, 1928
* Since the drop goal was devalued to one point at the start of the 1974-75 season, no Oldham player has kicked more than two in any one senior match. The players to accomplish this feat are : -
Ray Ashton (4 times)
John Blair (twice) - Tommy Martyn (twice)
Fred Hall - Roger O'Mahoney - Jim Fiddler - John Patterson - Mike Ford - Chris O'Sullivan - Andy Ruane - Martin Crompton (once each)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS POST 1997 - * Oldham reformed in 1997 as OLDHAM RLFC (1997) LTD

(Relevant to Oldham first class fixtures only)

MOST APPEARANCES: Neil Roden 243 April 2000 - July 2010

CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCES:
Phil Farrell 67* April 2nd 2000 - March 15th 2002
*John Hough was on the team sheet for every match Feb 1st 1999 - April 16 2001 (82)
incl n/p sub 6.6.99 at Workington.

TRIES in a SEASON: Nick Johnson 25 2004

GOALS in a SEASON:
Pat Rich 146 2000-2001

POINTS in a SEASON:
Mick Nanyn 362 2008

DROP GOALS in a SEASON:
Neil Roden 7 2001-2002
Ian Watson 7 2004

TRIES in a CAREER: Neil Roden 97 2000-2004 / 2007-2010

GOALS in a CAREER:
Pat Rich 303 1999-2004

POINTS in a CAREER:
Pat Rich 682 1999-2004

DROP GOALS in a CAREER:
Neil Roden 20 2000-2010

TRIES IN A MATCH
4: Mark Sibson v Wigan St Judes - February 8th 2000 at Boundary Park
4: Mark Sibson v Queensbury - January 28th 2001 at Boundary Park
4: David Gibbons v Chorley Lynx - January 30th 2001 at Boundary Park
4: James Bunyan v Featherstone Rovers - April 12th 2004 at Boundary Park
4: Simon Haughton v Sharlston Rovers - March 11th 2005 at Post Office Road.
4: Adam Hughes v Hunslet Hawks - July 22nd 2007 at Boundary Park.
4: Tommy Goulden v Dewsbury Rams - May 12th 2008 at The Ram Stadium.
4. Danny Halliwell v Workington T. - August 24th 2008 at Boundary Park
4. Chris Baines v Hunslet Hawks - September 20th 2009 at Boundary Park
4. John Gillam v Gateshead Thunder - April 30th 2010 at Sedgeley Park

GOALS IN A MATCH:
13: Andy Ballard v London Skolars - May 2nd 2009 at London.

POINTS IN A MATCH:

34: Andy Ballard (2 tries 13 goals) v London Skolars - May 2nd 2009 at London.
34. Chris Baines (4 tries 9 goals) v Hunslet Hawks September 20th 2009 at Boundary Park

DROP GOALS IN A MATCH:

2: Neil Roden v Workington Town - December 17th 2000 at Derwent Park.
2: John Braddish v Hull K.R. - December 16th 2001 at New Craven Park.
2: Keith Brennan v Batley - May 30th 2004 at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
2: Ian Watson v Halifax - July 10th 2004 at Victory Park, Chorley.

HIGHEST SCORE / WINNING MARGAIN:

80 – 6 v Blackwood Bulldogs. March 7th 2010. RLCC 3rd Rnd at Sedegely Park.

HONOURS

Trans-Pennine Cup Finalists - 1998
Northern Ford Premiership Grand Finalists - 2001
National League 2 Grand Finalists - 2007
National League 2 Grand Finalists - 2008
National League 2 Grand Finalists - 2009
National League 2 Grand Finalists - 2010