Archive for October, 2011

Sale 1st XV 64 - 0 Ormskirk 1st XV

October 30th, 2011

Ormskirk were the latest team to face the daunting task of visiting Heywood Road to face a Sale team that have aspirations of playing at a much higher level. No other team has come close to Sale this season and it is hardly surprising when they are regularly fielding many Sale Jets (Sale Sharks development […]

Jack Call Cup match report, courtesy of Taff (obviously!)

October 27th, 2011

ORMSKIRK TIGERS (3rds) 38-21 ORMSKIRK LIONS (4ths)
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22TH 2011
DREAMS IN ELYSIAN FIELDS: JACK CALL CUP 2011
‘The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made […]

1st XV secure much needed victory

October 17th, 2011

Liverpool Collegiate 1st XV 17 - 22 Ormskirk 1st XV
In perfect conditions for rugby and in front of a large crowd, Ormskirk produced their best performance of the season as they defeated Liverpool Collegiate in a highly competitive encounter. Collegiate were celebrating playing their first ever match on their new pitch in front of the […]

Ormskirk Lions (4ths) 3 - 55 St Edward’s Old Boys 2nds

October 17th, 2011

IN SEARCH OF SAM BOTFIELD
“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
From The Old Man and The Sea, by Pulitzer prize winning American novelist, Ernest Hemingway.
This is a Lions tale of a sunny Saturday October afternoon at Green lane with high expectations involving grim […]

Memorial Service for Jack Call

October 13th, 2011

Maxine (Jack Call’s daughter) has asked if anyone is able/wants to attend a memorial service for Jack.
Details as follows:
•St. Michael’s Church, Aughton
•November 6th
•1.45 pm
Please let Monty or Biscuit know if you’re planning to go along.

1st team v Liverpool Collegiate (away) 15.10.11 - 12:15 meet

October 12th, 2011

1st Team v Liverpool Collegiate (away)
12.15pm meet - 3pm KO
1. H Hirsimaki
2. G Bowling
3. V Gately
4. B Davis (capt)
5. D Hitchlock
6. G Roberts
7. M Rothwell
8. G Dawson
9. A Croft
10. G Prytherch
11. J Hodson
12. A Ainscow
13. M. Johnson
14. L Parker
15. A Lambie
Res. M Webster
Res. B McCarthy
Res. A Wilson (TBC)

2nd team v Thornton Cleveleys 1sts (home) 15.10.11 - 13:30 meet

October 12th, 2011

1. P O’Malley
2. C Parlour
3. D McCready
4. S Clarke
5. J Bennett
6. F Dunn
7. P Shopland-Reed
8. K Mahood
9. S Fogarty
10. P Armstrong
11. A Frost
12. J Thomas
13. S James
14. T King
15. N Gordon
Res. G Pearson
Res. M Waterhouse (TBC)
Res. M palfreyman (TBC)

3rd team v New Brighton 3 (away) 15.10.11 - 13:00 meet

October 12th, 2011

1. T McDermott
2. A Povey
3. N O’Donovan
4. P Doyle
5. T Gladwin (capt)
6. J Stripp
7. S Tasker
8. P Kearney
9. G Owens
10. R Ward
11. J Lyon
12. S Eve
13. M Essex
14. P Jamieson
15. Joe Hodson
Res. TBC
Res. TBC
Res. TBC

4th Team v St Edwards Old Boys 2 (home) 15.10.11 - 13:45 meet

October 12th, 2011

1. B Stevenson
2. S Richmond
3. N Roper
4. R Gibbon (capt)
5. P Waywell
6. E Quirk
7. M Tamblyn
8. C Sibley
9. J Kendrick
10. A Glover
11. I Critchley
12. G Dowling
13. S Lambie
14. J Robertson
15. A Bennett
Res. J Broxton
Res. M Chesworth
Res. A Morrison

Steel Habitat ‘Strength Camp’ at Ormskirk RUFC 24th-28th October

October 12th, 2011

Having previously held ‘Strength Camps’ at Fylde RFC Steel Habitat comes to Ormskirk! This ‘Strength Camp’ in Ormskirk will be the 1st to be held at this location. Head coach Mike Waywell alongside his coaching support staff will take charge of this camp, an Everton FC strength & conditioning intern will give the presentations on […]

Ormskirk 1st XV 5 - 18 Hoylake 1st XV

October 9th, 2011

Ormskirk again came off second best against a team that they will feel they could have beat after a mistake-ridden 10 minute period of the 2nd half allowed Hoylake to run in 3 unanswered tries. Due to a combination on injury, unavailability and suspension ‘Kirk were forced to make 6 changes to the team that […]

Of Mice and Men…

October 9th, 2011

HOYLAKE 2NDS 62-7 ORMSKIRK LIONS (4ths) SATURDAY OCTOBER 8TH 2011
‘Do you not see how necessary a world of pain and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?’ John Keats, English poet, 1795-1821.
Sometimes, things don’t go according to plan. No matter what the heart tells you, you will hit that […]

1st team v Hoylake 1s (home) 8.10.11 - 13:30 (PROMPT!) meet

October 6th, 2011

1. H Hirsimaki
2. G Bowling
3. V Gately
4. P Davis
5. C Kirby (TBC)
6. M Rothwell
7. G Roberts
8. D Hitchlock
9. A Croft
10. G Prytherch (capt)
11. R Doolan
12. M. Johnson
13. J Hodson
14. B McCarthy
15. L Parker
Res. M Webster
Res. A Wilson (TBC)
Res. R Pope

2nd team v Upper Eden 2s (away) 8.10.11 - 11:45 meet

October 6th, 2011

1. J Edgehill
2. C Parlour
3. D McCready
4. S Clarke
5. T Harper
6. C Coogan
7. P Shopland-Reed
8. G Dawson
9. S Fogarty
10. P Armstrong
11. A Frost
12. J Thomas
13. M Knowles
14. S Lambie
15. N Gordon
Res. G Edgehill
Res. TBC
Res. TBC

3rd team v Formby Vikings 1s (home) 8.10.11 - 13:45 meet

October 6th, 2011

1. T McDermott
2. D Jonsonn
3. N O’Donovan
4. B Green
5. S Winder
6. J Lyon
7. S Tasker
8. P Kearney (capt)
9. G Owens
10. M Essex
11. R Ward
12. S Eaves
13. M Waterhouse
14. E Szymanski
15. Joe Hodson
Res. TBC
Res. TBC
Res. TBC

4th Team v Hoylake 2s (away) 8.10.11 - 13:00 meet

October 6th, 2011

1. B Stevenson
2. S Richmond
3. P O’Malley
4. R Gibbon (capt)
5. C Sibley
6. C Mitchell
7. M Tamblin
8. P Doyle
9. J Kendrick
10. A Glover
11. E Aggri
12. J Broxton
13. J Robinson
14. I Critchley
15. A Bennett
Res. S James
Res. TBC
Res. TBC

Glossop 1st XV 51 – 19 Ormskirk 1st XV

October 3rd, 2011

Ormskirk were comfortably beaten by a powerful Glossop side that dominated the middle third of the match and were good value for their 6 tries to 3 victory. The game was played in glorious, energy-sapping sunshine and Ormskirk started brightly. After Glossop’s fly-half put his kick-off straight out (probably his only mistake with the boot […]

Ormskirk Lions (4ths) 19 - 17 Birchfield 2nds

October 3rd, 2011

REDEMPTION DAY PART 2
‘Each player must except the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in the hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game’
Voltaire, French philosopher
No one player is bigger than the team and with this in mind the game started […]

Volunteers Wanted - Primary Schools Tag Tournament Saturday 8th October

October 3rd, 2011

Sam Botfield has organised the latest Primary School Tag Tournament for this Saturday 8th October at the club and he is looking for volunteers to be referee’s and touch judges. It’s a 9.30am start until 1pm. Anybody interested should contact Anna O Malley on 07762 058334 or Sam Botfield on 01695 577054.


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