Archive for September, 2008

Under 14s too strong for Bolton.

September 29th, 2008

For the second match of the season the under 14s were on their travels to Bolton, last season’s Lancashire Vase winners. Having beaten them in the league section of the cup last year they were keen to settle some scores on their own ground.

The game started tentatively with Bolton securing and maintaining some good early […]

Please sponsor Benji

September 29th, 2008

Good afternoon folks,
As you may or not be aware I am fund raising for the Anthony Nolan Trust by
running in the Manchester 10k the Great North Run and the New York
Marathon!!
By clicking on the link below
www.justgiving.com/benappleton2
this will take you straight to my fundraising page where you can donate
on line. And dont forget to leave […]

Subs are due!!!!!!

September 29th, 2008

Please pay your annual subscriptions to your team Captain or over the bar BY THE END OF OCTOBER. Subs paid after this date will incur a £5 penalty!
Thank You
Management Committee

Rugby Round-Up - Saturday 27th September

September 28th, 2008

First XV: Wirral 27 Ormskirk 9
Ormskirk travelled to Wirral and should have come away with the 2 points. In the 1st half Kirk produced some excellent rugby. Their defence was outstanding, and the Kirk back row turned over plenty of ball. Matt Johnson made some strong runs and there were some bone crunching tackles made […]

Under 15s enjoy the sea-side air

September 28th, 2008

The U15s started the new season in ruthless fashion as they totally destroyed a plucky Southport outfit. Things were a understandably a bit rusty to begin with, but after 5 minutes they crossed for the first of 10 tries after a good forward charge from a penalty saw the ball fed well to the backs. […]

Photos of First XV match against Hoylake.

September 23rd, 2008

Right click on the photo and select “save as”

Robbo gets cosy with the opposition

A rare moment when Big Ben passes!

Andy Wilson seconds before touching down between the posts

Gas man and Shaggy wrap up the opposition!

Between the posts please John

Good Catch??? You decide.

Sulky face Davis

Little Gaz lauches another Ormskirk attack!

Spot the ball…

September 22nd, 2008

First XV Team Squad Photo 2008/2009 season

September 22nd, 2008

(right click on photo and click “save picture as”)
Back Row: G Roberts, J Illingworth, L Parker, B Davis, K Mahood, J Curley, C Ashworth, V Gatley, J Morgan
Front Row: M Johnson, M Hutchings, A Wilson, A Wroe, P Hutchings (Sponsor), C Kirby (Captain), P Harland (Coach), A Molyneux, G Little, P Rowley

Under 14s cruise to victory.

September 21st, 2008

With the lads’ Lancashire Plate victory now a fast fading memory it was important to get the new season off to a good start against our old rivals from Southport. Blessed with warm, late Summer weather and almost a full strength squad to pick from the coaches were hoping to keep the momentum going from […]

First XV sink Hoylake

September 21st, 2008

Ormskirk 51 Hoylake 19
Ormskirk treated the large crowd basking in the afternoon sunshine to a resounding victory in their first league game at HQ Green Lane on Saturday. The lads trained hard in the week and knew that they had to have a good first 20 minutes to wipe out the memories of a poor […]

Cheshire chaps out-class Lancashire lads

September 15th, 2008

Bowdon 43 Ormskirk 14
If Ormskirk 1st XV needed a wake up call for how tough this league will be it was confirmed in the opening 16 minutes away at Bowdon. The Cheshire outfit shot into a 24-0 lead in the first quarter after a mixture of basic rugby and simple mistakes from The Green Lane […]

Wild West Night - 4th October 2008 (7.30 pm)

September 7th, 2008

This will be the first event of many to raise funds for the club development fund!
Please show your support by attending what will be a great evening of rodeo fun!
£20 per ticket
Price includes:
Hog Roast
Rodeo Bull
Disco and Karaoke
(Fancy dress optional)
Please contact:
Elizabeth at orufcevents@yahoo.co.uk
(vegetarian alternative available – Advance notice required)

Ladies suffer in Wales

September 7th, 2008

Sunday 31st August 2008
Ruthin       74
Ormskirk Ladies     14
Tries : S Hunter, ?
Conversions: J Leith (2)
The ladies match reporter was AWOL for the first fixture of the season, a friendly away at Ruthin, so, it falls to me to do the summary.  My excuse: I neither participated (well past 30 seconds), nor, watched most of the game […]

First XV off to a fine start in Lancs. Cup

September 3rd, 2008

Ormskirk 39 Littleborough 10
Ormskirk got their season off to a positive start in this first round Lancashire Plate match with a strong win against an Oldham based side who were physically bigger man for man.
With 7 substitutes on the bench Coach Phil Harland was keen to emphasize that everyone is under the pressure to be […]

Great start for the First XV

September 1st, 2008

The First XV beat Littleborough in fine style at the weekend to get their Lancashire Cup campaign off to a flying start. Full match report to follow………….

Autumn International Tickets

September 1st, 2008

Mike Newton has some tickets available for this November’s internationals against S Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
For details, contact Mike on: 0798 974 2873


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