Archive for December, 2007

Sale Sharks’ Coaches Visit ORUFC

December 30th, 2007

I can confirm that the following players from Sale Sharks are available for 1 on 1 player development at Ormskirk RUFC on Sunday 6th January 2008 from 1pm until 4pm
Sessions are £16 for an individual session & £11 per person for a shared session. These sessions are open to anyone from any club.
Phil Leck […]

First XV March Into Quarter-Finals of Lancs Plate

December 23rd, 2007

Sefton 15 Ormskirk 17
Saturday 22nd December 2007
Lancashire Plate 2nd Round
Ormskirk marched into the Quarter finals of the Lancashire plate with a strong display against fellow league rivals Sefton to bring an early Christmas present for not only themselves for disgruntled Coach Lawrie ‘PH’Sanchez. After a bad day at the office at Southport last […]

Under 13s win Lancashire Cup encounter.

December 17th, 2007

Having started this season with maximum points from their 3 group games in the Lancashire Cup the under 13s were keen to extend this with their next game against Bolton. Never having played against Bolton it was to be a journey into the unknown. Playing with almost a full strength line-up Ormskirk were keen and eager to […]


December 16th, 2007

1. Annual subscrptions are now nearly over-due. Failure to pay by the end of December will
result in you NOT being a member - i.e., no insurance, no selection, no game!!!
2. ORUFC Christmas party is at the Clubhouse - Live band (The Anthill Mob), plus disco till late.

Local derby ends in misery for Gingerbread Men

December 16th, 2007

First XV Match Report – 15.12.07
Having beaten Southport earlier in the season Ormskirk were in a confident mood going into this fixture at Waterloo Road. Hopes were dashed however, when the home team put on a display of strong running and dominated the game in terms of possession, ultimately thwarting the Green […]

England v Wales Tickets…..

December 13th, 2007

Mike Newton has two tickets for the England v Wales Six Nations Game - £40.00 per ticket.
If interested, please ‘phone him on: 0798 974 2873

Valiant Third Team fall short – 8th December 2007

December 13th, 2007

Macclesfield 4XV 22 V Ormskirk 3XV 15
When the dust (or Rain) settles it is Macclesfield who will take their place in the quarter finals of the Halbro Plate. However the effort and commitment in monsoon conditions, both teams can be justifiably proud of their efforts.
Ormskirk arrived startlingly early before the match, something which has rarely […]

Ormskirk Under-15 squad selection V Southport 16/12/07

December 12th, 2007

Meet at Green Lane for 9.15 am if requiring a lift or directions to the venue. Otherwise meet at Southport R.U.F.C. at 10.00 am.
Starting XV

1. Craig ?
2. Matthew Campbell
3. Stuart Robinson
4. Daniel Unsworth
5. Matthew Baker
6. Gareth ?
7. Russell Shaw
8. Conor McCrae
9. Andrew Evans
10. Joe Hodson
11. Dale Merrifield
12. Josh Pendlebury
13. Daniel Barton
14. James Wilkinson
15. Craig Maxwell
Subs […]

Performance of character from the U14s

December 10th, 2007

Waterloo u14s 31pts - Ormskirk u14s 14pts
Ormskirk travelled to arguably the best team in Lancashire at their age group and came away with a very creditable performance with some excellent individual highlights but a fantastic team spirit and never-give-up attitude.

Waterloo are a very good team, possessing some star players and a wealth of talent throughout […]

Under 13s win at Waterloo.

December 10th, 2007

After last week’s cancelled game at Sedgley Park and no training for two weeks the under 13s were keen for their fixture at Waterloo to go ahead. Fortunately the Waterloo pitches were in excellent condition with no mud or standing water to be seen. The team were eager for some match practice to prepare for next […]

U9s last game of 2007

December 10th, 2007

Our last game of 2007 was at home to Waterloo on the 9th December. A communication breakdown at their end meant that only 7 Waterloo players arrived at Green Lane so to permit 9 a side rugby 2 Ormskirk players sportingly volunteered to play for them - many thanks to Matthew Redding and Tom James for […]

Feast Of Fine Rugby Promised @ Green Lane

December 8th, 2007

Grammar Old Boys
The Christmas Episode
(expect Cameo performances)
Under 30’s vs Over 30’s
Saturday, 29th December 2PM K.O
Ormskirk Rugby Club
Green Lane
Phone: Jamie Gregg 07985 337758
Ross Litherland 07747 848166
Saturday 29th December will see an elite squad of past pupils, there is not much at stake…competing for pride alone. This festive game will be held at the Green […]

Ladies Cup First Round Fixture Announced

December 7th, 2007

Ormskirk Ladies will take on Eccles in the first round of the inaugrual Women’s Lancashire Cup.  All of the cup games will be 12-aside games to allow all of Lancashire’s clubs to participate.
The Eccles fixture will be away on Sunday 6th January 2008
For more information on the cup see the Lancashire CB website:

Visitors prove too strong for valiant 4th XV

December 4th, 2007

Match report – 1st December 2007
Ormskirk 4th XV 10 – 26 Aspull 2nd XV
Like their 1st and 2nd team counterparts Ormskirk 4th team faced the challenge of tackling the top team in their league. Allied to this they were also facing a 2nd team whose 1st XV play a division higher than Ormskirk’s […]


December 2nd, 2007

First XV Match Report – 01.12.07
ORMSKIRK 10-16 DUKINFIELD (Half-time 7-7)
Top of the table Dukinfield visited Green Lane on Saturday, probably expecting an easy win for their league campaign but a gutsy performance from the Gingerbread Men ensured the league leaders had to give it there all to secure the points.

With a huge pack it was […]

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