Hundreds gather to bid fond farewell to Rangers legend Mick Coates

AROUND 300 people filled the ground at Saddleworth Rangers Rugby Club in Greenfield to say their final goodbyes to legendary coach Mick Coates. The popular…

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Saddleworth Rangers clubhouse to host funeral of legendary coach Mick Coates

THE funeral of Saddleworth Rangers’ legendary coach Mick Coates will take place on Friday, June 18 at the clubhouse in Greenfield. Grotton-based Mick passed away…

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Chew better believe it! Grotton man ‘cycles’ up Everest

KEEN cyclist Des Thorpe has completed a two-wheeled ascent of the world’s tallest mountain – all without leaving Saddleworth. In 21 hours, Des, a retired…

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Saddleworth Rangers’ rugby ground renamed in Shane’s honour

SADDLEWORTH Rangers’ Shaw Hall Bank Road ground is to be renamed after club chairman Shane Wilson in a tribute to honour his memory after he…

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