Rovers ‘Stand Gang’ in running for award

The two new stands at Featherstone Rovers..Picture: Simon Hulme.
The two new stands at Featherstone Rovers..Picture: Simon Hulme.

Supporters involved in recent redevelopment work at Featherstone’s Big Fellas Stadium are in the running for a prestigious award.

The Rovers ‘Stand Gang,’ who rebuilt two stands acquired from Scarborough Football Club’s former McCain Stadium, have been shortlisted as a finalist for the LABC West Yorkshire Building Excellence awards.

The ceremony will be held at Unity Works in Wakefield on Thursday, June 9.

The ‘Stand Gang’ are one of only three nominations in the sustainability category.

All finalists receive a certificate of recognition.

Each category winner receives a trophy and the opportunity of being nominated for the national awards which will be held in London.