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Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2016 Image

Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2016

In his playing days, David Dunn always liked to beat Burnley and the Rovers fans loved him for it. Well, he’s been at it again, although this time on the golf course. The now annual golf match between the Rovers and Burnley was played at Great Harwood GC and, playing on his home course, Dunny […]

Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2015 Image

Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2015

“Old” hostilities were renewed on Wednesday 26th August when Nelson Golf club hosted the second annual golf match between Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association (BRFPA) and Burnley Former Players Association (BFPA). A collection of buggies (actually only three) set off down the fairways in excellent weather and battle commenced. Local knowledge proved to be the […]

Celebration of Champions, 14 May 2015 Image

Celebration of Champions, 14 May 2015

Rovers’ legends celebrate anniversary of honours at former players event Blackburn Rovers legends descended on Ewood Park on Thursday to celebrate the anniversaries of winning the Division Three and Premier League titles. Players from the 74/75 and 94/95 squads celebrated the respective 40th and 20th anniversaries at the Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association (BRFPA) dinner […]

Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2014 Image

Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2014

Photograph: Courtesy of Lancashire Telegraph On 27th August 2014, rivalries were renewed between Blackburn Rovers FC  and Burnley FC, but this time it was on the golf course and it was between representatives of the former players of both clubs. The brainchild of Jim and Jan Walker, captain and lady captain of Stonyhurst Park Golf […]

Blackburn Rovers FPA v Burnley FPA golf match Image

Blackburn Rovers FPA v Burnley FPA golf match

26 August 2015 | Nelson Golf Club Brought to you by the Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association (BRFPA) Be a rover for the day – join us for a golf match to remember, and a chance to help Blackburn Rovers beat Burnley once again! 26 August 2015 will see Nelson Golf Club welcome former players […]