Archive for April, 2009


April 30th, 2009

Luke Parker (Ormskirk RUFC) has been selected to represent Lancashire on Sunday 3rd May at the National Under 19s’ County Seven-a-Side Tournament
A massive WELL DONE to Luke from the whole Club………………….

Chris Higham - R.I.P.

April 28th, 2009

It is with sadness that we report the passing away of Chris Higham. Chris was a fantastic supporter of ORUFC - both on and off the pitch. Chris recently sponsored the First XV for three years, and was always quick to give advice and offer assistance in any way he could. He […]

Under 14s win prestigious Aldwinians Tournament

April 28th, 2009

With a slightly disappointing season behind them, the Under 14s attended the Aldwinians Tournament boasting the best teams in Lancashire bar Aldwinians themselves and Preston who were competing for The Lancashire Cup today.To make matters more difficult, five regulars were absent due to injury and other commitments and even on the day another player cried […]

Summer Touch Rugby @ Green Lane

April 24th, 2009

Summer Touch Rugby
Time to show off those silky skills and meet other members of the club, all standards and ages welcome. Meet at 1900 Hrs at the Green Lane Club for about an hour of Touch Rugby Every Thursday through the close season. The first session will be on Thursday 30 April 09 […]

Under 15s gain Merseyside call-ups!

April 24th, 2009

Six players from the U15s have been selected for the Merseyside squad to play Manchester at Sefton RUFC on Wednesday April 29th, kick off 6:00pm
Congratulations to Dan Bailie, Aidan Charlton, Alex Cecil Fairhurst, Adam Kirk, George Lightfoot and Matthew Sloyan. Added to Gavin Griffiths, Eddie Webster and Chris Nicholson who have all gone on to […]

Busy Weekend for U10s

April 20th, 2009

As the season draws to a close we aim to maximise the amount of rugby we can fit into April - as a result this weekend we played on both Saturday & Sunday………………

Saturday 18th April
Malton & Norton visited Green Lane as part of their club tour. They had a big squad in both senses of […]

Presentation Dinner

April 19th, 2009

This year’s end of season do was meant to be at The Beaufort on May 16th. Due to large amounts of people being unavailable on this date, or not getting back to team Captains, I have decided to postpone the event until the start of the 2009/2010 season.
This will give me more time to […]

U15s in Roses Victory

April 13th, 2009

Congratulations to Eddie Webster and Gavin Griffiths who represented Lancashire in the 39-17 mauling of Yorkshire at Harrogate RUFC last Sunday. A very satisfying win, especially on their “hallowed ground”.

Under 14s congratulate Tarleton Plate success

April 8th, 2009

Ormskirk players and coaches would like to send their congratulations to local rivals Tarleton on their well deserved victory over Rochdale in last weekend’s Blackstick’s Blue Lancashire Plate Final.In particular a well done to former Ormskirk player Mohammed(Boo) Boutarfa who scored a great try early in the second half to set up a fantastic victory on […]

Under 14s on tour!

April 8th, 2009

Thanks to a lot of hard work behind the scenes the under 14s were lucky enough to go on tour a couple of weeks ago to the beautiful surroundings of the Independent School, Worksop College.

On the Friday night two mini-buses set off from Green Lane waved off by parents no doubt planning a quiet, restful […]

U10s @ Preston Tournament - 5th April

April 6th, 2009

The U10s secured a late entry to the Preston Tournament which we readily accepted as we are always keen to play more rugby. We started of well with a 3-1 win over Fleetwood which was followed by a narrow 2 - 1 defeat to Warrington. This left us needing a win against local rivals Waterloo […]

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