Archive for November, 2008

Under 9s - 16.11.08

November 24th, 2008

Ormskirk under 9s lined up for their first home game against Ruthin, the
visitors from just across the Welsh border bringing both a top reputation and a
strong rugby playing tradition.

Kirk won the toss and from the start the home team scrum half Owen Travis
dummied the Ruthin defensive line and ran through a gap he made […]

Ormskirk win as Wilson doubles up at Winnington

November 24th, 2008

Ormskirk have progressed to the fourth round of the EDF Senior Vase after a convincing 33-12 win at Winnington Park on Saturday.
Hooker Andy Wilson grabbed a brace of tries to cap a superb all round performance whilst John Curley, Paul Blackwood and Luke Parker also scored.

Park made an energetic start to the match spurred on […]

Under 14s kick-start their Lancashire Cup campaign

November 24th, 2008

This weekend saw the Under 14s welcome Rochdale to Green Lane in a must win Lancashire Cup match for both sides. To add to the interest this was a re-run of last season’s Lancashire Plate Final won convincingly by ‘Kirk and a tough match was predicted.

As usual the team was hit by late withdrawals due […]

Request from the RFU

November 19th, 2008

The RFU want YOUR views on the ELVs introduced this season.
Before the iRB makes its decisions about making the ELVs permanent, they are canvassing the views of the playing fraternity.
Please complete the online survey at

Armstrong’s boot sinks Dukinfield

November 17th, 2008

Ormskirk First XV secured a 29-18 win against a committed Dukinfield side at Green Lane on Saturday.
John Armstrong scored 19 points, including two conversions and five penalties, for the second successive week. Inside centre, Matt Johnson, crossed for a try in the first half while hooker, Andy Wilson, scored in the second.
Before the match both […]

Louis Ttofa MBE

November 12th, 2008

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Louis.
Louis died peacefully in his sleep yesterday (11th November).
The patriach -and founder - of the Minis & Juniors section at Ormskirk and a great servant to local rugby and the local community…..Louis will be greatly missed, and our thoughts are with his family […]

Under 14s lose out at Stockport.

November 12th, 2008

On Remembrance Sunday, the Under 14s travelled down to Stockport for a late re-arranged match against their A team known locally as Stockport Storm. Owing to their B team playing first and a respectful minute’s silence the kick-off was delayed to 11.30. Due to various parades and injury/sickness Ormskirk travelled with a much reduced […]

Under 8s - West Park Tournament 2.11.08

November 12th, 2008

West Park welcomed us to their Annual Tournament last Sunday and having been squeezed out of the semi finals by one try at the last tournament, we were determined to improve on our performance.

Unfortunately some of the children seemed to be half asleep for the first game against Macclesfield (who beat us in the semis […]

Kirk back to winning ways at Winnington

November 10th, 2008

Ormskirk recorded their first away win of the season beating Winnington Park 39-29 on Saturday.
19 points from John Armstrong, including a try, two penalties and four conversions, and two tries from James Illingworth set up the victory. John Curley and Andy Healey also crossed the try line.

Ormskirk made a perfect start to the match as […]


November 10th, 2008

Ladies’ Coach Sean ‘Bean’ Fogarty must be tearing his hair out. He took over a team that had Gander and O’Malley; two of the County team’s brightest stars. He took over a team that had Kenny and Schofield; massively experienced. He took over a team that had Prescott; who’d […]

Ormskirk soundly beaten at Burnage

November 3rd, 2008

Ormskirk were beaten 28-12 away at league leaders Burnage on Saturday.
The Green Lane men matched the Manchester side for long periods of the game but conceded three tries in a disappointing second half.

Ormskirk’s number 8, Ben Davis, and winger, Luke Parker, crossed for a try each as the visitors produced a spirited performance.
Playing into the […]

200 Club Draw

November 2nd, 2008

Over £1,000 to be won four times a year, for only £5 per month………..
Details of how to be in it to win it are on the tab on web-site’s home page. Yesterday’s draw took place in the Club-house with the following winners announced:
£25 Dave Firth
£50 Kieran […]

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