Winger Shane Toal will make it a decade spent with Barrow Raiders after he agreed to extend his stay at the club.

The former Ulverston player has put pen to paper on a new three-year deal after impressing since he joined the club in 2015.

He said: “I am very happy to have signed a new three-year extension which will take me to 10 years with Barrow.

"I have been loving my rugby this year after our season was cancelled last year.

“Everyone at the club is working really hard and it shows with the crowds that are coming to watch and the events that they’re hosting at the ground.

"I think the club is on the up and I’m excited to be involved for the next few years.”

The 25-year-old has also proven his quality as a Scottish international with three caps and a place in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup squad.

Meanwhile, the club has also confirmed details of its double-header this Sunday.

The club's ladies team will kick off against Halifax at 12pm, before Raiders take on Coventry Bears at 3pm.

QR codes at entrances will be maintained, despite the relaxing of coronavirus restrictions, if supporters with to scan on their way into the ground.

The club has also reminded fans not to attend if they have symptoms, to get vaccinated where possible, to take up the free lateral flow tests if they can, and to treat staff with respect.

Raiders will be looking to make the most of their return to action following the Challenge Cup weekend and cement their place at the top of the League 1 table against the eighth-placed Bears.

Paul Crarey's team are two points clear of second-placed Town, who do not play this weekend as their has been called off.

A statement from Town said: "Unfortunately our game this Sunday has been postponed under Covid protocols.

"We’ll continue dialogue with Rochdale Hornets and communicate in due course.

"We hope that everyone is okay with our friends there and send everyone our best wishes."