Archive for March, 2012

1st XV relegated after latest loss.

March 26th, 2012

Ormskirk 1st XV 12 - 38 New Brighton 1st XV
With no less than 12 forwards injured or unavailable for this fixture, and only being able to have 1 substitute, it always looked like it was going to be an uphill struggle for bottom of the league Ormskirk but to their credit they made 2nd placed […]

LIVERPOOL COLLEGIATE 3 59-5 ORMSKIRK LIONS

March 26th, 2012

SHOT BY BOTH SIDES.
SAT MARCH 24TH 2012.
“For myself, I always assume that a lion is ferocious, and so I am never caught off my guard”
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes.
Shot by both sides, on the run, to the outside of everything, are the words of art-punk rock band, Magazine, fronted by Mancurian, Howard Devoto. […]

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS

March 12th, 2012

ORMSKIRK LIONS 24-29 EAGLE 2
MARCH 10TH 2012
“Bernard of Chartres used to say that we are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a greater distance, not by virtue of any sharpness of sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are […]

MOSSLEY HILL 2 31-10 ORMSKIRK LIONS

March 6th, 2012

SATURDAY MARCH 3RD 2012
WERE RUNNING UP THAT HILL
It doesn’t hurt me.
Do you want to know how it feels?
Do you want to know that it doesn’t hurt me?
Do you want to know the deal that I’m making?
You, its you and me.
Kate Bush, Running up that hill, 1985
Now, the Grand Old Duke of York, got a right […]

1st XV in shock loss to Sale!

March 5th, 2012

Ormskirk 1st XV 13 - 66 Sale FC 1st XV
Ormskirk welcomed big-spending Sale to Green Lane knowing that it was going to a tough ask to get anywhere near the team who have swept all before them this season and were crowned league champions with 6 games still remaining. After last weeks victory and with […]


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