Skip to main content

Blog

You are here

  • Rovers Play Touch Rugby League kicks off

    Featherstone Rovers Foundation, which is supported by LINPAC, has announced that the debut evening of the Rovers Play Touch Rugby League kicked off with a flying start with 70 players turning up on the first night.
    Play touch Rugby League is a great way to get fit, burn calories and build muscle tone... without having to go the gym, so if your new year’s resolution has gone into touch why not try Play Touch Rugby League with the Rovers?

  • Packaging recycling rates continue to rise

    As a company committed to waste recycling as part of the packaging supply chain it was very encouraging to see the latest statistics out today from industry body EUROPEN.
    The latest Packaging and Packaging Waste Statistics report from EUROPEN shows that 64 per cent of packaging was recycled by the EU-27 in 2011.

  • Celebrating Chip Week

    There are few things in life better than walking past your favourite chippy and getting a whiff of the fantastic smells that come wafting out.
    The only thing that might top that, of course, is the sensation of the first slighty-too-hot chip passing your lips as you hungrily grab the next one to thrust down your throat.

  • Rovers volunteers receive national recognition

    We are delighted at the news that Featherstone Rovers were given an unexpected boost last week when Commercial Manager Paul Taylor appeared live on the world's biggest sports radio station talkSPORT to highlight the excellent work being carried out by a team of dedicated volunteers at the Big Fellas Stadium.

  • Fev fans: wear your colours with pride

    To all Fev fans - wear your colours with pride with their amazing looking home and away shirts with the LINPAC Packaging logo on the front. The players will look striking in this new kit and you can show your support for the team by wearing this replica kit and cheering the boys to victory.
    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, West Yorkshire, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town and is backing Rovers because of the various community projects they run around the town – particularly for young people.

  • Featherstone plays host to RFL

    Featherstone Rovers played host to the latest Championship meeting at the Big Fellas Stadium. The RFL represented by Nigel Wood, Ralph Rimmer and Blake Solly presented information to all Championship clubs outlining the new structures to be in place in 2015.
    Featherstone Rovers Chief Executive Craig Poskitt said: "As a club we fully support the new structures put in place and congratulate the RFL Executive on securing a record, long term TV deal with Sky that will bring stability to the sport. All at Featherstone are excited by recent developments and incentivised by the new structures being put in place. We are under no illusions that there is a lot of hard work ahead to get where we want to be.

  • Featherstone Rovers plays on at the Big Fellas Stadium

    Featherstone Rovers are delighted to announce that Post Office Road will still be called The Big Fellas Stadium throughout 2014. Big Fellas Nightclub in Pontefract first sponsored the naming rights to Post Office Road in 2009 with owner Tony Lumb becoming a director of Featherstone Rovers in 2012.
    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town.

  • A great win: Featherstone Rovers 54 Hull FC 6

    Well done Fev from a proud sponsor. Having already claimed the scalp of Super League side Wakefield Wildcats, Featherstone Rovers were determined to show they have the quality to consistently compete at the top level and end their pre-season with a 100% record.
    That they certainly did, with the pack bullying the Hull opposition, Gareth Moore once again proving unplayable, and every team member appearing telepathically connected. Featherstone dominated Hull from start to finish, registering 10 tries to secure an unbelievable 54-6 victory in former Rover Richard Whiting's testimonial game at the Big Fellas stadium.

  • #LEARNWHY we are so passionate about Featherstone Rovers

    As a company, whose global head office is in Featherstone, West Yorkshire, LINPAC is committed to supporting many initiatives in and around the town.
    The LINPAC name first appeared on the Featherstone Rovers shirt in 1981/1982 in the first ever shirt sponsorship deal in Rugby League and we were the main sponsor of the club until 1989.