Featherstone’s Summer Bash strip pays tribute to club’s 1993 team

Rovers stars of today and 1993 model the Summer Bash kit (left to right) Terry Manning, Chris Ulugia, Paul Newlove, Martyn Ridyard and Ikram Butt.

FEATHERSTONE Rovers have unveiled their Summer Bash shirt which pays tribute to the club’s 1993 team.

The jersey, produced by Steeden Sports, is a replica of the shirt Rovers players wore 25 years ago in their Premiership triumph over Workington Town which capped a promotion-winning season.

Rovers will wear the shirt when they play Halifax at Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road ground on Saturday, May 26.

It features all of Featherstone’s major partners’ branding, in addition to the arrival of GoMedia as a new kit sponsor, with kp Food and Consumer Products taking centre stage.

The club has worked closely with Visit Blackpool, Blackpool FC and Blackpool Tower to make the strip and publicise its launch.

Rovers head of communications Ryan Sparks said: “We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped make this project a reality.

“Blackpool FC and the team from Blackpool Tower and Visit Blackpool have been fantastic in accommodating us and it was great to see some big names from the 1993 season line up alongside current Featherstone players for the official photoshoot.

“The club is extremely proud of its heritage and there were certainly some popular names in 1992-1993 squad. The team achieved great things on the field and were certainly record breakers.

“Our Summer Bash game against Halifax takes place pretty much 25 years to the day of the club’s big win at Old Trafford, making it a perfect fit for a special-edition shirt.

“We hope to see another large following of supporters make the trip over to Blackpool, wearing the new strip with pride!”

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