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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.

Lisa Hodgson

Lisa was brought up in a rugby league family so when she started training as…

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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