Archive for October, 2006

Raiders come second in a ‘game of two halves’

October 30th, 2006

Halbro Trophy
Vale of Lune 3rds V. Ormskirk 2nds
Another week, another lesson for Ormskirk’s second team, who on Saturday received their latest torrid lesson in the rugby school of hard knocks, but showed true grit and bravery to give their hosts a real scare!

An away trip to the outskirts of Lancaster that was […]

Lymm U13s 12-24 Ormskirk U13s

October 30th, 2006

Always a tough encounter against a robust side that always give their all. Ormskirk travelled to Lymm and won a game with some good open rugby, the score rather flattering the home side, who although they scored two very good tries, were on the back foot for the majority of the game.

Ormskirk started brightly in a […]

Third XV Romp Home in Cup Match

October 30th, 2006

Following last weeks league win the thirds had regained 4th position in the league and had good reason to be in high spirits and full of confidence.
This weekend offered a break from the league fixtures as Cup fever took over at Green Lane well for the 2nds, 3rds and 4ths at least.

After numerous changes […]

First XV Post a ‘W’ after beating Ashton at Home

October 29th, 2006

First XV Match Report – 28.10.06
Ormskirk 21 Ashton-On-Mersey 15
Ormskirk were hosts to Ashton on Mersey in a fixture described as a potential 4 pointer by coach Phil Harland before the start of the game. With a run of poor results behind them ‘kirk were determined to make this game a turning point of their […]

County Congratulations & Ladies First Home League Game

October 29th, 2006

Congratulations to Rachael Cowan (seniors), Sarah Wallbank and Joanna Smith (both U17s) on representing Lancashire on Sunday.  All three performed well with Rachael contributing two tries from full back to the seniors 50 - 0 win over Northumbria.
The ladies team take on Heaton Moor on Sunday in Ormskirk’s first home league game.
The game promises to close, each team […]

Playing together reaps dividend for U15s on trip to Cheshire

October 25th, 2006

Match Report – 22/10/06
Ormskirk 15s1st & 2nd Team v Northwich
Ormskirk 22                            Northwich 19
Josh Stratton
Alex Martland
John Pape
John Pape
Jack Calveley
Due to half term absences the whole squad travelled to Northwich with the intention of the coaches to play both first and second teams for equal game time.

The first squad started the game against a […]

Data-Base Information

October 24th, 2006

I am attempting to update the Club’s data-base. There are quite a few ‘gaps’ in terms of members’ details - addresses, e-mails, contact numbers.
If you are a relatively new member, or if you DON’T receive any membership information in the post by this Friday, please contact me so I can add you to my […]

Ladies Triumph Over League Champions!

October 24th, 2006

Fleetwood 27
Ormskirk 33
(J Leitch 3T, 4C, A O’Malley 2T)
At the tail end of last season the Ladies were trounced 74 - 0 at home by a Fleetwood side who were marching to yet another League Championship.  So when, after just 2 minutes, the Fleetwood pack set up a driving maul and bulldozed their way over […]

No girls training during half term

October 24th, 2006

Please note that there will be no girls training on Wednesday night.  Next session is Wednesday 1st November at 6.15pm.
For more info please call Anna 07762058334 / 01704 508726.

Under 12s v Vale of Lune

October 24th, 2006

Our first run out at home was against this very tough Lancaster opposition. In spite of absences, owing to the half term break, we were still able to field a squad of 20 players,including a brace on their initial club outing. Prior to kick off it was agreed that we would play three games […]

‘The Raiders’ play well but are beaten by Wigan 2s

October 22nd, 2006

Ormskirk 2nd XV 14 Wigan 2nd XV 24
21st October 2006
This week the Ormskirk second team had a number of players returning from injury allowing the captain, Dawson to pick a team that had the potential be the winning side. Together with a combination of hard work and good fortune, hopes were high that Wigan […]

U8s Play First Game of the Season

October 22nd, 2006

Ormskirk U8s had their first home game of the season against Vale this Sunday.
We lost 5-2 but the game was closer than the scoreline suggests with all the boys playing well.
4 players played their first ever games for the club and all did very well so congatulations to Joe, Luke, Adam & Jamie.

Third XV move up to 4th in the League

October 22nd, 2006

Sandbach 3rds 15 Ormskirk 3rds 20
21st October 2006
Things couldn’t get much worse after last week when ‘kirk allowed themselves to be rolled over after leading 12 - 0 at half time. They say that lightning doesn’t strike twice, but today it came surprisingly close.

Ormskirk Thirds arrived at Sandbach with the same positive attitude that they […]

First XV Woe at Wigan

October 22nd, 2006

Ormskirk First XV – 21.10.06
Wigan 56 Ormskirk 0
The score line says it all – this was certainly a low point in ‘kirk’s season so far. Wigan ran in nine trys and though battling hard, Ormskirk had no answer to any of the questions the home team asked.

Ormskirk travelled to Wigan with a changed […]

‘Hoppers made to work hard by plucky 4ths

October 22nd, 2006

Ormskirk 4ths 5 Preston Grasshoppers 17
21st October 2006
After a two week absence from rugby Ormskirk 4ths returned to action in a tightly fought battle against League leaders Preston Grasshoppers.

In a match that kirk knew was going to be hard fought, tough tackling and strong defending made it difficult for either side to make much impact […]

Under 15s Selection v Northwich Sunday 22/10/2006

October 20th, 2006

The whole available squad is travelling to Northwich this weekend. 09:50 hours meet for a 10:00 hours start for warm up & pre-match prepartaions.
Please bring all Chris Rodgers Kit with you.
Players available as follows (32)

Please let Donny know if you are not available or if you been missed off the list & are available
Daniel Salisbury […]

RFU Grand Draw Tickets

October 18th, 2006

The RFU organise a massive prize draw every year. We have just received the tickets for this year’s draw. Each team Captain and Committee member will be selling tickets (£1 each) over the next month or so. Please contribute to this fund-raising activity, as we keep 90% of the ticket sales!
If we […]

Ormskirk RUFC Early Christmas Ball (Suits not Black Tie)

October 17th, 2006

Dear all,
Below is information on Ormskirk RUFC’s early Christmas Ball.

Ormskirk RUFC Early Christmas Ball (Suits not Black Tie)
Saturday 11th November 2006 7:30pm for 8pm @ Formby Hall
Entertaiment from Steve Charles & 3 Course Meal
O.R.U.F.C South Africa Tour 06 DINNER / DANCE (Suits not Black Tie)
Tables Of 6, 8 or 10 Available
Tickets Cost […]

U15 2nd come away empty handed after close encounter with local rivals

October 16th, 2006

Match Report – 15/10/06
Ormskirk 15s 2nd Team v Tarleton
EFE Lancashire Cup
Ormskirk 7                              Tarleton 19 

Jack Calvary
Jack Calvary

This highly combative EFE cup game for the second team saw them pitted against Tarleton, their arch rivals from ‘down the road’.  Both teams arrived with focused determination to win the game and register a victory.  Tarleton […]

U15’s 2nd’s get no joy from a trip to the seaside

October 16th, 2006

Match Report – 8/10/06
Ormskirk Under 15 2nd Team v Fleetwood RUFC 
Ormskirk 7                              Fleetwood 50 
Jack Calvery
Jack Calvery   

The third game of the season found the under 15s second team once again in excellent spirits despite losing to PGH last Sunday.  Dave Kidd a highly qualified coach took charge of the team today ably assisted […]

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