Archive for September, 2006

U15 2nd XV First Win of the Season ‘with a little help from their friends’

September 28th, 2006

Match Report – 17/09/06
Ormskirk Under 15 2nd Team v Aldwinians
Ormskirk 15 - Aldwinians 12
O Thorburn
A Sutherland
Jack Calvery
Jack Calvery
For Full Report - Click on the link below…

The first game of the 2006/07 season and Ormskirk, following some hard to ‘bear’ training were ready for the match. As the game kicked off […]

Match Report - Under 15 First XV Dominate Round 1 of EFE Challenge Cup In Fine Style

September 26th, 2006

Ormskirk v Blackburn
30* 0
Tries 17
Conversions 9
The first competitive game of the new season for the Under 15 First XV found them facing Blackburn RUFC in the 1st round of the EFE Lancashire Cup.

Blackburn arrived with players missing due to traffic conditions and after a short delay Ormskirk agreed to field only 12 players so […]

Ladies Win Against New-comers Rossendale & News…

September 26th, 2006

The ladies team had a great start to their league campaign winning 24 - 7 against league new comers Rossendale.  Full report to follow.
Due to lack of numbers Bolton have asked to rearrange Sunday’s fixture (1/10/06). We are hoping to find a replacement home fixture. Details to follow.
If you are interested in playing contact […]

Third XV Not Happy With Uncontested Scrums….

September 26th, 2006

After last week’s convincing win against Carrington the thirds arrived at Leigh in high spirits and full of confidence. Unfortunately this was soon tempered when they were informed that Leigh allegedly had no recognisable front row and therefore would have to ‘compete’ with uncontested scrums.

The old heads of Hesketh, Liversidge and Dolan were quick […]

Selection Ormskirk U15s 1st v North Ribblesdale U15s Sunday 1st October 2006

September 26th, 2006

Ormskirk U15s 1st v North Ribblesdale U15s
Sunday 1st October 2006

Forwards […]

Ormskirk U15s v Blackburn U15s EFE Junior Challenge Round One

September 24th, 2006

The current County champions ran in a spectacular try fest against Blackburn, recording the maximum reported score of 30* - 0. Full report will be submitted later this week

‘The Raiders’ Scupper Warrington’s 100% Record

September 24th, 2006

Match Report – 24.09.06
Ormskirk 2nd XV 15 Warrington 2nd XV 0
After a disappointing start to the season The Raiders faced an in form Warrington outfit with a 100% record to their name. ‘Kirk made their intentions clear right from the whistle with a crunching double tackle […]

First XV Perform Well But Drop 2 Points At Warrington

September 24th, 2006

Ormskirk First XV Match Report – 23.09.06
Warrington 34 Ormskirk 19
Despite the loss this was a performance many times better than the previous week. Ormskirk travelled to play a strong Warrington team, the fine weather and excellent pitch added the backdrop for a good game of rugby. From the start both teams were keen […]

Saturday’s Matches - A Mixed Day For ‘kirk’s Four Teams

September 24th, 2006

23rd September: A perfect day for running rugby saw mixed fortunes for Ormskirk’s four senior teams. The 2nds and 4ths both won at home, the 1sts and 3rds dropping two points on their travels. For more details, see this page - or click on the team links on the right…..

U13s Winning Start To 06/07 Season

September 21st, 2006

The U13s kicked off their first game of junior rugby in fine style with a 10-5 win at Aldwinians. The home side, who boasted a squad of 26 and a very vocal crowd, began in confident mood, but both the organisation of the visitors and the extremely long grass conspired against them.

With only 17 players […]

Positive Start For Under 12s

September 20th, 2006

After several midweek training sessions starting over the summer break added on to regular Sunday training, the under 12s are keen and eager to see some match action. This will hopefully happen on Sunday the 1st of October with a tournament over in sunny Littleborough. The lads are in the lucky position of having one of […]

Minutes of September’s Management Meeting

September 19th, 2006

ORUFC Committee Meeting Minutes
Wednesday 13th September 2006

(Action points are in bold and italicised)
1. Present
A Montrose, B Stevenson, A O’Malley, A Spencer, M Newton, J Call, R Brennan, E Gander
2. Apologies
P Williams, D Sutherland, N Dermott, H Leary
3. Matters Arising from previous Meeting
I. Criteria for VPs and Life Members has been drafted by AM. Committee to adapt/adopt […]

‘kirk 3rds Win 71-0

September 19th, 2006

After a flat game against Widnes last week kirk were looking forward to this weeks visit by Carrington who they had beaten home and away last season. This season however has seen Carrington merge wih Ashton on Mersey thirds to address their problems of lack of numbers last season. It turned out that Ormskirk had […]

First XV Struggle In The Cup

September 17th, 2006

Ormskirk First XV Match Report – 16.09.06
Birchfield 34 Ormskirk 0 (EDF Cup – Preliminary Round)
Despite such a heavy defeat in the first round of the Cup, Ormskirk started off this tie looking the better team. For the first 15 minutes the travelling Kirk men dominated their opponents. Jamie Wroe, filling in at fly half performed […]

3rds Lose Their Way In The Loose

September 11th, 2006

Traveling to Widnes for the first league match of the season was always going to be a test, but Ormskirk 3rds started well against an experienced and physically strong home side, however despite dominating the early set scrums Critchley’s side were strangely second best in the rucks and mauls and went in at half time two tries […]

First XV Come A Close Second

September 10th, 2006

First XV Match Report – 9th September 2006
St Edward’s Old Boys 28 Ormskirk 21
Ormskirk were in buoyant mood going into the second league match of the new season after their convincing win against Wallasey the previous week. This optimism paid dividends as a good start to the game against St. Edwards Old Boys resulted in […]

News from the bottom

September 4th, 2006

In the first of an irregular and irreverent look at the lower leagues we can report that two of the teams in Division 5 North have already conceded a game without touching the ball! Rossendale 3’s conceding away to Lostock 1sts (who visit Green Lane on Saturday to play our never-say-die 4th team) and Blackpool 2’s failed to […]

First XV beat Wallasey

September 3rd, 2006

First XV Match Report – 02.09.06………………..Ormskirk 23 Wallasey 7
Ormskirk opted to play this league game a week ahead of the official start of the league campaign to avoid a potential fixture congestion later on in the season. This decision was vindicated with a steely performance against a side who have proven to be […]

Training Announcement

September 3rd, 2006

Senior mens’ training will now begin at 7.00 pm prompt on both Tuesdays and Thursdays, and finish by 8.30 pm. Phil Harland has requested that ALL players attend for the 7.00 pm start to ensure we get some good quality work in before it gets too dark. All players - irrespective of experience […]

Premier Sports

September 1st, 2006

Premier Sports (Ormskirk) are offering all members of our Club (Minis/Juniors/Ladies/Men) special prices on all its stock of ORUFC rugby gear - socks, shorts and shirts.
Just as the new season is about to kick-off, this is an ideal time and opportunity to make sure you and your son/daughter are kitted out and look the part! […]

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