Archive for September, 2009

First Team draw away at gritty Glossop - 26 Sep 09

September 30th, 2009

Ormskirk maintained their unbeaten league record by rescuing a 12-12 draw away at Glossop on Saturday.
The Green Lane men struggled to break down a disciplined home side defence and had to rely on the boot of fly-half John Armstrong for their points.
Glossop’s huge pack of forwards caused Ben Davis’ men problems throughout the match and […]

Brian Leigh - R.I.P.

September 30th, 2009

On the afternoon of Monday 28th September, it was with deep regret that the sudden death of Brian Leigh was announced.
Brian Leigh, better known in his earlier days as a referee and administrator with the Manchester & District Referees Society and as a member of Wigan RUFC, served as President of Lancashire County […]

Refereeing Course

September 27th, 2009

Level 1 Referee Course @ Runshaw College - 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th of November (6-9 pm)
Cost - £50
Contact Jim McKeown on 07769586545 for more details/to book

Summary for Sat 26 Sep 09

September 26th, 2009

After a good weeks training big things were expected from the First Team Squad this weekend, but despite the Second team continuing their winning ways with a great win 33 - 17 at Home to Preston Grasshoppers to send them to the top of their league the First XV failed to deliver only managing to […]

Match Report: Ormskirk 2nd XV v Littleborough 2nd XV

September 23rd, 2009

3 out of 3 for The Raiders
For the second week in succession, a stern defensive performance and some opportunistic attacking style by the 2nd XV was the order of the day, with Ormskirk maintaining their unbeaten start to the season as they won 20-0 against Littleborough.
As is becoming increasingly common throughout the club, the much […]

Fortress Green Lane

September 19th, 2009

Another weekend, another win for both the First and Second Teams but Green Lane surely must have witnessed one of the most gutsy performances by a misfiring First Team for many a year to beat a strong Anselmians team 22 - 15.
A much changed First Team due to the strong performance last week of the […]

The Green Machine Rumbles On

September 12th, 2009

The Green Lane Faithful were treated to a feast of Rugby by the First Team Squad on a warm day at Ormskirk HQ.
It was not the First Team who stole the limelight although they made hard work of putting away a newly promoted Warrington Team 24 - 7 who although played with spirit never looked […]

First and Seconds at Home Sat 12 Sep 09

September 8th, 2009

After a great start to the season for the First Team Squad both the First and Seconds have a Home match this weekend with the First Team kicking off at 1300 Hrs followed by the Seconds at 1500 Hrs.
The First Team achieved a good away win at Dukinfield on Saturday but were made to work […]

Green Lane to Get Flood Lights

September 2nd, 2009

Two sets of mobile flood lights will be delivered to Green Lane this Thursday 3 September 2009. Training on how to set them up safely and best sight them will be conducted at 1800 Hrs on that evening by the company who are supplying the lights to us.
Only those adults who attend the training […]

Selection Sat 5th Sept 2009

September 1st, 2009

1st XV
Val Gateley
Phil D
Matt Smith
Cliff Kirby
Mark Essex
John Armstrong
Andi Wroe
Ray Doolan
Gaz Little
Ben McCarthy
Rob Meakins

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