Rugby Club Issue 72 - Page 43

Tyldesley chequered from the signing of John Buff Berry from Kendal in 1891 who went on to represent England while at Tyldesley to playing in front of 15,000 spectators against Widnes in a Lancashire Cup victory in 1895. However, later that year they became part of the Northern Union breakaway, thus becoming a founder member of what is now Rugby League. Subsequently, the cost of professionalism was cited as the reason for returning to Rugby Union in the early 20th century. More recent history has Tyldesley as the first senior club of a certain Brian Ashton and in 2001 they relocated from their long-standing home ground of Well St to a purpose- built facility at St Georges Park a couple of hundred metres away. In 2009 they had their most successful season to date, winning the North Lancs Cumbria League and reaching a Twickenham final, losing narrowly to Collumpton. The re-building process began with a group of senior players and club stalwarts getting together in an attempt to re-invigorate the club. This saw the At Sealing Projex we have a skill set that calls upon 35 years of experience in designing and producing inflatable seals for demanding applications in varying process equipment that is used in these industrial sectors. In addition to providing advanced sealing solutions, Sealing Projex also design and supply flexible connections, gaskets, machined seal housings, rubber extrusions and mouldings to existing or bespoke profiles. Tel: +44 (0) 1942 604107 | www.sealingprojex.com Unit C2 Walter Leigh Way, Moss Industrial Estate, Leigh, Greater Manchester WN7 3PT www.rugbyclubmag.com 43