Archive for May, 2007

Under 11s take the Gullivers Silver Bowl from Twickenham!

May 31st, 2007

On the final day of the season the ’surprise’ package from Ormskirk Rugby Club raised their game to play a match fitting the occasion. An outstanding team effort from all nineteen players ensured that Dursley RFC from Gloucester were nearly always on the backfoot. The majority of the game was played in the […]

Ormskirk RUFC - A ‘First’ in Lancashire

May 30th, 2007

Congratulations to our Minis/Juniors section who have recently been awarded the “Year 3 RFU Seal of Approval and sport England Clubmark”. We are the first Club in Lancashire to have been accredited with this status. Parents, coaches and the Committee should be very proud of their achievement.
Minis/Juniors Chairman Dudley Valentine is seen below, […]

GRAND SUMMER BALL DETAILS

May 29th, 2007

Ormskirk RUFC Mini and Junior Section
Grand Summer Ball
The Prince of Wales Hotel
Lord Street
SOUTHPORT
Saturday 30th June 2007
7.30pm
Tickets £30 each
Black Tie
Raffle and Live Music.
For Tickets contact:
Dudley Valentine on 07891 965118 or email : dudleyvalentine@talktalk.net
Ian Hunter on 07828 488624 or email: eanhunter@yahoo.co.uk

Ladies & Girls Tag Rugby Fun Night

May 26th, 2007

The Ladies & Girls Tag Rugby Fun Night will now be held on Wednesday 6th June, 6.30pm at Green Lane.
Everyone is welcome - girls are encouraged to bring their mums!
Teams will be made up on the night.
For more information please contact Anna - littleanna9@tiscali.co.uk - 07762 58334

Fordy’s Stag do……..

May 20th, 2007

Message from Gubbins (Fordy’s choice of Best man for his wedding …….Good choice?????!!!!!!!!):
Stag do is on Saturday 21st July - 2 pm lunch in London Carriageworks (Hope Street, Liverpool -very posh), followed by tour of specifically-selected public houses of Liverpool and a trip to the Cockbeck in Aughton to finish off the evening/morning…
Gubs would like […]

GOOD LUCK MESSAGE

May 20th, 2007

Best wishes from all at ORUFC to Jim McKeown, who unfortunately broke his leg playing in the recent 10s tournament at Didsbury. A fairly innocuous tackle resulted in an awkward twist and break -Jimbo’s now currently laid up in a pot……..
Get well soon Jim - and keep working on that upper body strength so […]

Annual 7-a-side touch tournament @ Green Lane

May 15th, 2007

ORMSKIRK ANNUAL 7s
SATURDAY 16TH JUNE 2007
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ENTERING A TEAM PLEASE CONTACT
andrewjdean3@hotmail.com
BY SUNDAY 3RD JUNE
TEAM = 10 PLAYERS
ENTRY FEE = £20 per TEAM

DOOMBRINGER LAYED LOW AT LUNE

May 11th, 2007

Very much mixed feelings for the Ladies after their trip to the Vale of Lune 10s Tournament last Sunday. Pride for qualifying for the Cup and giving a battling performance against Premier 1 hosts Vale of Lune Ladies in the semi final and dismay at losing centre Emma Gander  and hooker Lesley Kenny to injury.

The […]

Get Well Wishes To “Borat”, “Thommo” & “Strap On”

May 8th, 2007

Everyone at Ormskirk RUFC wishes a speedy recover to three of our players, John Pape, Chris Thompson and Josh Stratton. They were all injured while representing Lancashire at the National 10s Tournament at Rugby School.

John was injured in the first match taking a heavy blow to his right shoulder, fortunately nothing broken, but heavy soft […]

4th team victorious in Jack Call Cup classic

May 8th, 2007

Jack Call Cup – April 28th 2007
ORMSKIRK 3RD XV 5 ORMSKIRK 4TH XV 18
The World Cup, the Six Nations Championship, the Heineken Cup. These are all big name trophies in the world of rugby. Add to this list the Jack Call Cup! In Ormskirk, this is the trophy to win. This much coveted […]

Ladies Touch Rugby & Ladies & Girls Tag Night

May 6th, 2007

Ormskirk Ladies touch rugby training begins on Tuesday 8th May at 7.30pm. 
Touch rugby is basically tag rugby without the tags!  Tackles are made by a two handed touch rather than taking a tag.  It is an enjoyable sport and an ideal way to get fit.  You don’t need any experience to join us, just enthusiasm. 
It’s […]

Gander leads ladies to league victory

May 6th, 2007

Ormskirk Ladies    46
Fleetwood            19
Tries : E Gander (4), A O’Malley (2), G Kendall, R Cowan
Conversion : J Leitch (3)
Back in October the Ladies went to Fleetwood and, for the first time in years, beat them.  The confidence that one victory brought set the Ladies on course for an all conquering season, unbeaten in the League, that […]

Ladies Win the League

May 3rd, 2007

Ormskirk Ladies won the league yesterday in an emphatic victory over close rivals Fleetwood.
The team would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout the season, especially our dedicated coaches.
Full report and photos to follow shortly!

U13s finish season with honourable draw

May 3rd, 2007

Leigh u13s 24pts - Ormskirk u13s 24pts
On a bright sunny day, made for open rugby, both sides did not disappoint a large crowd and put on a great show to round off the season.

Leigh had knocked Ormskirk out of the Lancashire Plate at the semi-final stage and the Green Lane boys were in a mood […]

Under 12s suffer Lancashire Cup heartbreak.

May 3rd, 2007

After qualifying second from their pool of six, Ormskirk  were looking forward to playing in the inaugural Lancashire under 12s trophy at Liverpool St Helens over the weekend. With a full squad to pick from it meant that the coaches were left with some difficult choices to make when having to pick the the final 18 […]

U8s @ Hoylake 7’s

May 3rd, 2007

The U8s approached the annual Hoylake 7’s on the 29th April with great anticipation as this was their last tournament before moving to “contact” next season. We started brightly with a 4-4 draw against Waterloo who have been too strong for us previously this season followed by a convincing 5-2 win against Ruthin. This left […]

COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT

May 3rd, 2007

COMPETITION
The competition has now finished. Would you please return all your Advertiser vouchers !
Thank You,
Louis.


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