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Science Daily
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States"We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners o
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States
Science Daily / Posted an hour ago
"We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners of the Earth, but what is remarkable is that these spiders are in our own backyard," says Dr. Chris Hamilton, lead author of the study. "With the Earth in the midst of a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Newly identified tarantula inhabiting Folsom area named for Johnny CashJohnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the city and prison national notori
Newly identified tarantula inhabiting Folsom area named for Johnny Cash
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the city and prison national notoriety, and now a newly identified species of tarantula inhabiting the Folsom area bears the singer’s name. The “Johnny Cash” tarantula, or Aphonopelma johnnycashi, is one... Read more
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asianage
New tarantula named after Johnny CashThe Johnny Cash spider Aphonopelma johnnycashi. (Photo: AFP) Scientists scouri
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash
asianage / Posted 5 hours ago
The Johnny Cash spider Aphonopelma johnnycashi. (Photo: AFP) Scientists scouring the fields of Folsom, California found a new kind of black tarantula which they have named after Johnny Cash, the American music legend who sang of the jailhouse... Read more
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CBS News
Dark, brooding tarantula species named for Johnny CashA newly discovered tarantula sports a black coat that is as dark and brooding a
Dark, brooding tarantula species named for Johnny Cash
CBS News / Posted 8 hours ago
A newly discovered tarantula sports a black coat that is as dark and brooding as its celebrity namesake: the renowned singer Johnny Cash. Tarantulas, the hairy spiders that stole movie scenes and won hearts in popular films like "Home Alone,"... Read more
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redOrbit
New tarantula named after late country singer Johnny CashFebruary 4, 2016 by Chuck Bednar A team of biologists from Auburn University
New tarantula named after late country singer Johnny Cash
redOrbit / Posted 10 hours ago
February 4, 2016 by Chuck Bednar A team of biologists from Auburn University and Millsaps College have identified 14 brand new species of arachnids, including a never-before-seen breed of... Read more
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Times of Malta
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Times of Malta / Posted 12 hours ago
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Mashable
New species of tarantula named after Johnny CashScientists have proposed naming a newly discovered species of tarantula after t
New species of tarantula named after Johnny Cash
Mashable / Posted 14 hours ago
Scientists have proposed naming a newly discovered species of tarantula after the legendary musician Johnny Cash, according to a new study. The research, which was published on Feb. 4 in the journal ZooKeys, pared down the known tarantula species in... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
There's A Tarantula Species Named After Johnny CashIf you thought the late Johnny Cash couldn't get any cooler, think again. The M
There's A Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 14 hours ago
If you thought the late Johnny Cash couldn't get any cooler, think again. The Man in Black now has a tarantula named after him. "Johnny was kind of a rebel back in the day, and he frightened people. ... But yet, you know, apparently he was an... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn student names new spider species after Johnny CashAn Auburn student recently paid tribute to Johnny Cash by naming a new species
Auburn student names new spider species after Johnny Cash
Al.com / Posted 15 hours ago
An Auburn student recently paid tribute to Johnny Cash by naming a new species of spider after the music legend, according to BBC News. Chris Hamilton, who was studying for his doctorate degree at Auburn University at the time, discovered the new... Read more
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Raw Story
14 new tarantula species found in the United States Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Chris Hamilton, an animal lover and ev
14 new tarantula species found in the United States
Raw Story / Posted 17 hours ago
Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Chris Hamilton, an animal lover and evolutionary biologist who also happens to have a Johnny Cash tattoo, was once afraid of spiders and decided to get a pet... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Life ain't easy for a spider named Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
Life ain't easy for a spider named Johnny Cash
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 hours ago
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. The colouring of the spider, which measures up to six inches across, also brings to mind the “man in black”. Mature males have solid black bodies. It... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 hours ago
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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New Kerala
Newly-found tarantula is Johnny Cash's spider namesakeWashington D.C, Feb 5 : Meet the fist-sized tarantula with fearsome fangs that
Newly-found tarantula is Johnny Cash's spider namesake
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
Washington D.C, Feb 5 : Meet the fist-sized tarantula with fearsome fangs that has been named in honour of the western music legend Johnny Cash. Some 14 new tarantula species have been found in the US after a decade-long search, in which scientists... Read more
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Sky News Australia
New tarantula species named after Johnny CashA new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny
New tarantula species named after Johnny Cash
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
A new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi lives near Folsom Prison, which the country legend made famous with his 1955 song Folsom Prison Blues. The six-inch spider's appearance... Read more
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Ny Teknik
Ny spindelart får namn efter Johnny CashDe httades i närheten av Folsom prison i Kalifornien och de fullvuxna hannarna
Ny spindelart får namn efter Johnny Cash
Ny Teknik / Posted yesterday
De httades i närheten av Folsom prison i Kalifornien och de fullvuxna hannarna är helsvarta. Klart är att den nya spindelarten då ska ha namnet Aphonopelma johnnycashi, efter den amerikanska sångaren och låtskrivaren. Så resonerar i alla fall... Read more
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thebee
Tarantula Species Named After Johnny CashA new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny
Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash
thebee / Posted yesterday
A new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi lives near Folsom Prison, which the country legend made famous with his 1955 song Folsom Prison Blues. The six-inch spider's appearance... Read more
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SKY News
Tarantula Species Named After Johnny CashA new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny
Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash
SKY News / Posted yesterday
A new species of tarantula discovered in California has been named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi lives near Folsom Prison, which the country legend made famous with his 1955 song Folsom Prison Blues. The six-inch spider's appearance... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Harrow Times
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Northern Echo
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashThe colouring of the spider, which measures up to six inches across, also bring
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
The colouring of the spider, which measures up to six inches across, also brings to mind the "man in black", who favoured dark outfits. Mature males have solid black bodies. It was one of 14 new tarantula species found in the US, all members of the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Oxford Mail
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Bury Times
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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CNET
Ghost spiders in the sky: New tarantula named after Johnny CashA handsome new tarantula has made its debut on the world stage, and, just like
Ghost spiders in the sky: New tarantula named after Johnny Cash
CNET / Posted yesterday
A handsome new tarantula has made its debut on the world stage, and, just like its namesake, Aphonopelma johnnycashi knows a little something about style. The spider was named both for its location, near Folsom State Prison, and the colouring of the... Read more
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Gazette
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Gazette / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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guardian-series
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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This is West Country
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Gazette News
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Bolton News
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny CashIt is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn li
New tarantula species named after country legend Johnny Cash
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
It is big, hairy, and if one sinks its fangs in you it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Scientists have named a new species of tarantula after country music legend Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Folsom Prison tarantula named after Johnny Cash“We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners o
Folsom Prison tarantula named after Johnny Cash
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
“We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners of the Earth, but what is remarkable is that these spiders are in our own backyard,” said Dr Chris Hamilton, lead author of the study. “With the Earth in the midst of a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
A new tarantula species has been discovered and it's been named after singer Johnny Cash | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 11:01 pm It is big,...
A new tarantula species has been discovered and it's been named after singer Johnny Cash
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 11:01 pm It is big,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
New tarantula named after music legend Johnny Cash Published: 5 February 2016 6:41 AM This photo obtained February 4, 2016 cour
New tarantula named after music legend Johnny Cash
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 5 February 2016 6:41 AM This photo obtained February 4, 2016 courtesy of Chris Hamilton, shows the Johnny Cash spider (Aphonopelma johnnycashi). The spider is all black, reminiscent of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Giant tarantula found in California named after singer Johnny CashWonder if its bite burns, burns, burns? Giant black tarantula found in Californ
Giant tarantula found in California named after singer Johnny Cash
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Wonder if its bite burns, burns, burns? Giant black tarantula found in California is named after country legend Johnny Cash New species of tarantula was discovered near Folsom Prison in California It was named after the country star due to the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
New species of tarantula named after Johnny Cash for a very disturbing reasonAphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near Folsom Prison - which
New species of tarantula named after Johnny Cash for a very disturbing reason
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Aphonopelma johnnycashi was discovered in California near Folsom Prison - which the musician made famous in his song Folsom Prison Blues, recorded in 1955. The colouring of the spider, which measures up to six inches across, also brings to mind the... Read more
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International Business Times
Aphonopelma johnnycashi: Jonny Cash tarantula species discovered near California's Folsom Prison The biggest ever taxonomic investigation on tarantulas found 14 new species in
Aphonopelma johnnycashi: Jonny Cash tarantula species discovered near California's Folsom Prison
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The biggest ever taxonomic investigation on tarantulas found 14 new species in the US, including one which was named after legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. A study analysed more than 3,000 specimens of tarantula across the US, and the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Hello, I'm Aphonopelma Johnnycashi: Johnny Cash inspires tarantula nameIt was one of 14 new tarantula species found in the US, all members of the Apho
Hello, I'm Aphonopelma Johnnycashi: Johnny Cash inspires tarantula name
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
It was one of 14 new tarantula species found in the US, all members of the Aphonopelma family. Dr Chris Hamilton, from the Florida Museum of Natural History, who named the spider, said: "We often hear about how new species are being discovered from... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United StatesA comparison of the largest and the smallest tarantula species in the United St
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A comparison of the largest and the smallest tarantula species in the United States. These are adult females of Aphonopelma anax (L) from Texas and Aphonopelma paloma (R) from Arizona. Credit: Dr. Brent Hendrixson (A. anax) and Dr. Chris A. Hamilton... Read more
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express
'Johnnycashi' tarantula: Scientists name newly-discovered arachnid after country crooner GET bitten by this scary, hairy, country wanderer and it’ll burn, burn, burn
'Johnnycashi' tarantula: Scientists name newly-discovered arachnid after country crooner
express / Posted yesterday
GET bitten by this scary, hairy, country wanderer and it’ll burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire. Aphonopelma johnnycashi is named after the famous... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Roughyeds get special opening kitOLDHAM have had permission from the Rugby Football League to make their big ent
Roughyeds get special opening kit
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
OLDHAM have had permission from the Rugby Football League to make their big entrance into the Kingstone Press Championship with special red jerseys. The kit will be worn only once — against London Broncos at Bower Fold on Sunday (3pm) — and then put... Read more
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The Irish Times
Everything you’ve read is wrong: what readers can really look forward to in 2016Like most readers, I’ve enjoyed the usual January pieces about what’s going to
Everything you’ve read is wrong: what readers can really look forward to in 2016
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Like most readers, I’ve enjoyed the usual January pieces about what’s going to be hot in the world of literature this year. The Guardian, the TLS and the Financial Times all have good lists of books coming out soon from the world’s biggest... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Roughyeds settle into the FoldWITH the start of Oldham RL’s Championship campaign fast approaching, match-day
Roughyeds settle into the Fold
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
WITH the start of Oldham RL’s Championship campaign fast approaching, match-day staff and regular volunteers will be at Stalybridge FC tonight for a guided tour of Bower Fold and the stadium’s facilities. Headed by club chairman Chris Hamilton, the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Rochdale Hornets and Oldham Roughyeds agree new date for Law Cup clashHeavy snowfall left public areas in and around the stadium unsafe, with Rochdal
Rochdale Hornets and Oldham Roughyeds agree new date for Law Cup clash
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
Heavy snowfall left public areas in and around the stadium unsafe, with Rochdale AFC’s home tie versus Fleetwood at the same venue also postponed 24-hours earlier. In order to ensure the Law Cup clash goes ahead, the Roughyeds have been required to... Read more
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