Club hosts GB po­lice tour launch

Rochdale Observer - - FRONT PAGE -

GREAT Bri­tain Po­lice Rugby League held their tour launch day at Rochdale May­field last Sun­day - and were pre­sented with their jer­seys by Su­per League su­per­star Kevin Sin­field.

The squad, which is coached by Gareth Pratt from Lit­tle­bor­ough and in­cludes Rochdale play­ers James Con­naughton and Lewis Ain­ley, are head­ing off to Canada later this month to rep­re­sent their coun­try against Canada and New Zealand Po­lice Force teams. Former Leeds, Eng­land and Great Bri­tain star Sin­field made the pre­sen­ta­tions to the play­ers along with Pratt, Mersey­side Chief Con­sta­ble Andy Cooke and tour lead Gra­ham Gal­lagher.

The tour launch day was also at­tended by Rochdale May­field Chair­man Si­mon Howe who was him­self a Great Bri­tain Po­lice RL Tourist a few years ago and he also spoke to the play­ers about some of his ex­pe­ri­ences on tour.

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