Archive for the 'Match Results' Category

Ormskirk 6 - 39 Sale FC

March 21st, 2011

Ormskirk welcomed Sale FC to Green Lane last Saturday in what looked quite an even match on paper. ‘Kirk had narrowly clinched a one point victory at Heywood Road earlier in the season. However, a much improved Sale outfit have been enjoying a rich vein of form recently that has coincided with an influx of […]

Under 14s end season on a winning note

May 19th, 2009

After a highly succesful awards evening the weekend before the under 14’s took to the field for one last time this season against Northampton Boy’s Brigade Old Boys RFC who were on tour in Lancashire.With Dave Jones hard at work on the internet it was obvious from their website that this team would provide stern […]

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 […]

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 […]

Under14’s semi-final heartbreak

March 27th, 2009

Ormskirk came to the business end of the season in a confident mood and were looking to beat Rochdale after an easy win over them earlier in the season.
Rochdale kicked off and were soon deep in the Rochdale half and were soon awarded an attacking scrum. From this ‘Kirk drove forward but a misunderstanding […]

Under 14s enjoy weekend of rugby

February 18th, 2009

Ormskirk travelled to West Lancashire’s Northern parishes this weekend to assist Tarleton with hosting Hemel Hempstead(Camelot)RFC who had travelled to the region to get away from the snow and to understandably get the chance to play some quality rugby! Hemel had played Tarleton on Saturday and a close game had shown that the visitors had […]

Under 14s start New Year on winning note

January 13th, 2009

After all the freezing weather of late it was good to see an overnight rise in temperatures which meant that the local derby against Tarleton could go ahead. Ormskirk travelled with an almost full squad  keen to get back to winning ways after a disappointing end to 2008. After some recent excellent victories, including Widnes, […]

Under 14s lose their way at West Park

December 30th, 2008

With the under 14s’ chances of qualifying for the later stages of the Lancashire Cup hanging by a thread it was vital to make use of home advantage against last year’s finalists West Park. Unfortunately late in the day the lads were told that the match would now be away and so making a tough […]

Under 14s lose out at Stockport.

November 12th, 2008

On Remembrance Sunday, the Under 14s travelled down to Stockport for a late re-arranged match against their A team known locally as Stockport Storm. Owing to their B team playing first and a respectful minute’s silence the kick-off was delayed to 11.30. Due to various parades and injury/sickness Ormskirk travelled with a much reduced […]

Under 8s - West Park Tournament 2.11.08

November 12th, 2008

West Park welcomed us to their Annual Tournament last Sunday and having been squeezed out of the semi finals by one try at the last tournament, we were determined to improve on our performance.

Unfortunately some of the children seemed to be half asleep for the first game against Macclesfield (who beat us in the semis […]

Under 14s coast to victory.

October 20th, 2008

The under 14s travelled down to Aigburth cricket ground last weekend for their fixture against Liverpool Collegiate. The sun was shining although the pitch was a little soft. A good sized squad made the journey with places up for grabs for the big Lancashire Cup fixture against reigning champions Preston Grasshoppers the following weekend.

The game […]

Lancashire Cup heartbreak for Under 14s

October 5th, 2008

After last season’s exploits in winning the Lancashire Plate the under-14’s were keen to get off to a good start in this season’s competition. Today’s opponents were last season’s beaten cup semi- finalists,Bury who were sure to test Ormskirk to their limits. Unfortunately Ormskirk were missing players, most notably Harry James out for a few weeks […]

Under 14s too strong for Bolton.

September 29th, 2008

For the second match of the season the under 14s were on their travels to Bolton, last season’s Lancashire Vase winners. Having beaten them in the league section of the cup last year they were keen to settle some scores on their own ground.

The game started tentatively with Bolton securing and maintaining some good early […]

Under 14s cruise to victory.

September 21st, 2008

With the lads’ Lancashire Plate victory now a fast fading memory it was important to get the new season off to a good start against our old rivals from Southport. Blessed with warm, late Summer weather and almost a full strength squad to pick from the coaches were hoping to keep the momentum going from […]

Under 13s push West Park in close encounter.

April 21st, 2008

This was a game that the under 13s were looking forward to as it was against a team who are in The Lancashire Cup Final and would give everyone - coaches, players and parents a good idea of where we stood, in rugby terms, against one of the best outfits in the county. A […]

Under 13s suffer home defeat.

April 14th, 2008

After the euphoria of last weekend’s historic Lancashire Plate win it was back to earth this week for the visit of our new friends from Cheshire, Sandbach R.U.F.C.. This game replaced the original game against Blackburn and would certainly test the lads as we already knew of the quality of the Sandbach team from earlier […]

Under 13s Win Blacksticks Blue Plate Final

April 7th, 2008

The under 13s travelled to Manchester Rugby Club confident that if they gave their best then they could win their Plate final. After looking at  recent Rochdale results the general feeling was that they would be a hard team to beat and only a committed performance by all the players would land them the […]

Under 7s - Amazing at Altrincham 16.3.08

March 20th, 2008

With almost half the squad  having gone to bed very late the previous night, and with memories of the battering we took from them last time we met, we journeyed to Altrincham filled with a sense of dread – our guys need a good night’s kip to perform!!

Dodger had slept over at Persuader’s, who’s snoring […]

Under 13s win plate quarter-final.

March 3rd, 2008

After the disapointment of going out of the Lancashire Cup the under 13s were keen to put up a good showing in the plate quarter final against old rivals Leigh. The coaches were forced into several changes to their starting line-up after several players were unavailable due to illness and disciplinary reasons. This gave the […]

Under 13s win at home.

February 27th, 2008

Last weekend saw the under 13s play Collegiate at home as the sole guests of ORUFC mini/junior section. As an added bonus the lads played on the bigger 1st team pitch although there was some disappointment that the opposition turned up 3 players short so we had to ‘loan’ players to ensure a full […]

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