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Featherstone is home to Featherstone Rovers, a club with a long and varied history. These are some of it’s stories from the unique perspective of the women that supported, played, watched or simply put up with it.

Andrea Dobson
Andrea started playing rugby league aged 12 in Chorley, she gained her first cap aged…
Sarah Cooper-Birkenhead
In 2011 Sarah went down to Featherstone training so she could spend more time with…
Natalie Harrowell
Natalie is originally from Hull, she started playing at West Hull then moved to Featherstone.…
Becky Higgins
Becky is originally from Warrington and a rugby league uber fan. Originally a volunteer she…
Rachel Timpson
Rachel has been involved in the game most of her life took up refereeing when…
Susan Jarvis
Susan Jarvis interviewed by Helen Peyton What’s your connection to Featherstone Rovers? My father was…
Kath Thompson
Kath Thompson My Dad and brother supported Featherstone Rovers and were thrilled when I first…
Barbara Wilford
  Barbara Wilford Has been a fan since 1993 although she did date her husband…
The Soup Dragon
Jan Smith aka The Soup Dragon Jan first came across rugby just before the 1967…
Ann Fowler
Ann has been the proud owner of a season ticket since she was 7/8 years…
Amy Hardman
Amy Hardman Amy's family have always been Featherstone Rovers fans since she was little but…
Christine Wilson
When I was a student nurse in Wakefield, my bedsit overlooked the College Grove ground,…
Jess Hayburn
Jess Hayburn talks about her placement at the Featherstone Rovers Foundation My first session was…
Amanda Courtman
Amanda Courtman Rovers Tots Project Leader talks about the impact of rugby league on her…
Brenda Hickin
Brenda Hickin Tales of rugby league Coming from a small town in East Yorkshire it…
Caroline Robinson
My earliest memory is coming here... I remember looking up and seeing lots of bottoms,…
Sandra Merrick
Sandra Merrick Sandra has always been a Featherstone fan and her children have been involved…
Lorna Harris
I didn't really get introduced to Rugby League, it just happened. Rugby boots arrived into…
Sandra Brown
Rugby League Tales by Sandra Brown As a youngster, in the late forties my brother…
Joan Cartwright
Joan Carwright Memories of Featherstone Rovers The first thought that comes to mind is the…
Judy Williamson
Judy Williamson in her own words The first time I visited Post Office Road (as…
Sandra Turner
Sandra Turner An Oral history Sandra Turner My first game was 1983 at Wembley, Featherstone Rovers…
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