The Boardroom

Philip Fitton

Founder Member of Manchester Rangers RLFC and Founder of East Manchester Rangers ARLFC. Former Rugby League Development Manager for the Rugby Football League and now director of PDF Sports Ltd.

Kevin Grannell

Director of Diamond Safety LTD and a company director for over 20 years. Diamond Safety work with some of the largest blue chip companies in Europe. Kevin has a keen interest in sport, particularly contact sports.

Yvonne Harrison

Chief Executive of GreaterSport. 15 years experience in the sport, health and charity sector.  Passionate about providing opportunities for local people to participate in and be inspired by sport.


Sebastian Rowe

Chairperson of East Manchester Rangers ARLFC and represents the club and community as a board member. Part of the management structure at Life Leisure, founder member of Stockport Town FC and Stockport Futsal, also spent 4 years as a Rugby League development officer in Manchester.

Neil Greenwood

Director of Hilton Jones certified chartered accountants. Neil spent 13 years working in HM Government agencies including HSE, MSC, ACAS and HMRC prior to joining prestigious Manchester City Centre accounts firm as Taxation Specialist.  Subsequently set up own successful practice before merger with Hilton Jones.


Jim Hilton-Jones

Director of Hilton Jones certified chartered accountants. Over 20 years experience of working with and helping grow local businesses. Previously worked with the Board of Directors at Leigh Centurions during their promotion winning season of 2004.

Barry Atkins

Vice Principal at The Manchester College.

Damian Greaves

Qualified commercial lawyer with over 10 years experience in both public and private sectors on a local, national and international level. Previous involvement at the highest levels of contract negotiations on behalf of professional athletes, clubs and agents in various sports which also involved working closely with governing and regulatory bodies.