Archive for the '1st XV' Category

Ashton-on-Mersey 1st XV 50 - 0 Ormskirk 1st XV

April 2nd, 2012

‘I give the fight up ; let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten’
Robert Browning.
Ormskirk travelled to mid table Ashton-on-Mersey with only pride for Gaz Prytherch’s men to play for having been relegated from South – Lancashire Cheshire Division 1, after last weeks loss to New […]

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 […]

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 […]

1st XV WIN!!!

February 27th, 2012

Ormskirk 1st XV 18 - 17 Liverpool Collegiate 1st XV
Ormskirk won their first game since November after a typically hard fought battle with mid-table Liverpool Collegiate at Green Lane. After conceding an early try through a missed tackle early on, Ormskirk fought back immediately and after good recycling from the forwards, some great handling skills […]

1sts lose out at Wigan

February 20th, 2012

Wigan 1st XV 36 - 17 Ormskirk 1st XV
Ormskirk travelled to local rivals Wigan looking to complete a double over a side that find themselves in the top half of the league table. As has been the case all to often this season, ‘Kirk found themselves without a host of players due to unavailability. This […]

Teams for Saturday 4.2.12

February 3rd, 2012

1st XV v Liverpool Collegiate (Home)
Meet @ 12.45pm
1.V Gately
2.D Salisbury
3.H Hirsimaki
4.D Hitchlock
5.P Davis
6.G Roberts
7.M Rothwell
8.K Mahood
9.G Prytherch
10.J Illingworth
11.J Hodson
12.M Johnson
13.J Curley
14.A Wilson
15.A Healey
Reserves: G Bowling, A Wroe, M Webster
2nd XV v Upper Eden (Away)
Meet @ 12pm
KO 2.15pm
1.D MacCready
2.C Parlour
3.S Foggarty
4.S Clarke
5.J Bennett
6.C Mitchell
7.R Williams
8.G Dawson
9.A Kirk
10.P Armstrong
11.S Lambie
12.A Croft
13.J Thomas
14.A Frost
15.A Lambie
Reserves: A Glover,N Gordon, […]

Hoylake 1st XV 16 - 9 Ormskirk 1st XV

January 30th, 2012

Ormskirk travelled to the Wirral hoping to put and end to their recent poor run of results but once again came up short in a tight affair after they failed to take the chances they created. ‘Kirk started the game well and took the game to their hosts, trying to move around Hoylake’s bigger pack […]

Teams for Saturday 28th Jan

January 27th, 2012

1st XV v Hoylake (Away)
Meet @ 12pm
1.V Gately
2.D Salisbury
3.H Hirsimaki
4.D Hitchlock
5.I Merrill
6.G Roberts
7.M Rothwell
8.B Davis
9.G Prytherch
10.J Illingworth
11.J Hodson
12.M Johnson
13.J Curley
14.A Lambie
15.A Healey
Reserves: G Bowling, A Croft, P Davis
2nd XV v Upper Eden (Home)
Meet @ 1.15pm
1.D MacCready
2.C Parlour
3.S Foggarty
4.S Clarke
5.T Harper
6.S Tasker
7.R Williams
8.G Dawson
9.A Kirk
10.P Armstrong
11.S Lambie
12.J Thomas
13.A Glover
14.A Frost
15.Joe Hodson
Reserves: R Pope, R Gregg, J […]

If only we could put two good halves together…

January 15th, 2012

Ormskirk 1st XV 15 – 28 Glossop 1st XV
Ormskirk lost out to mid-table Glossop in a real game of two halves at Green Lane that keeps them bottom of South Lancs and Cheshire 1. The match, sponsored by local business Newlands, started at a frantic pace with the visiting Derbyshire side piling on the pressure […]

1st XV come second at Bowdon…

January 9th, 2012

Bowdon 1st XV 27 – 5 Ormskirk 1st XV
Ormskirk lost out at high-flying Bowdon in their first game of 2012 after a disappointing 2nd half performance. Kirk started brightly and, playing into a strong wind, really took the game to Bowdon and the home side struggled to cope with number 8 Ben Davis who went […]

1st XV stay bottom after Warrington loss

December 19th, 2011

Warrington 1st XV 10 – 6 Ormskirk 1st XV
Ormskirk travelled to fellow strugglers Warrington hopeful of ending their recent dismal run of results and moving off the bottom of the league table. Even with four 1st choice players unavailable they produced a good performance but, as has been the case for much of the season, […]

1st XV’s poor run continues…

December 12th, 2011

West Park 1st XV 22 – 5 Ormskirk 1st XV
Ormskirk came away from St. Helens empty handed after a disappointing performance saw them slip to their 6th successive defeat that leaves them bottom of South Lancs and Cheshire 1. The game started brightly for ‘Kirk who appeared to have the upper hand and the forwards […]

An improvement but still no win…

December 5th, 2011

Winnington Park 1st XV 13 – 6 Ormskirk 1st XV
Ormskirk travelled to Cheshire to take on 6th placed Winnington Park with a strong looking squad and hopeful of recording a surprise victory. Playing into the wind in the first half, Ormskirk’s pack, bolstered by the return of Graeme Bowling, Kieran Mahood and Ben Davis, took […]

‘Kirk lose out to Tyldesley

November 6th, 2011

Ormskirk 1st XV 7 – 26 Tyldesley 1st XV
Ormskirk lost out to 3rd placed Tyldesley in a stop-start affair played out in great conditions for rugby at Green Lane. Both teams started strongly, testing their opponents defence with direct running and good ball retention, meaning that for the first 5 minutes possession only changed hands […]

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 […]

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 […]

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)

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 […]

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


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