Archive for the 'Minis & Juniors' Category

The Big Match Preview: Kirk Vandals v Kirk Colts

April 25th, 2012

28th April 2012, 4pm ko.
The Voice:
Stranger emotions in mind
Changing the contours I find
I’ve seen them once before
Someone cries to me
Oh, the look and the sound of
The Voice
They try, they try
Oh, the shape and the power of
The Voice
In strong low tones
Ultravox! 1981.
I was and still am a massive fan of Ultravox, more the John Foxx incarnation […]

U11s get new season off to a winning start

October 20th, 2009

We hosted Fleetwood for our first match of the new season on Sunday 4th October which was great as it gave every available player some game time. David & Joe making their debuts where fantastic but the whole team played well to open up a 24 - 0 lead by half time. Fleetwood came back strongly […]

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 14’s Awards Evening

May 19th, 2009

The under 14s celebrated the end of the season with a fantastic awards evening down at Green Lane last weekend. Surely the highlight of the evening was a massive Chinese banquet enjoyed by players, coaches and families alike. Whilst not its prime consideration much needed funds were raised through a raffle,auction and various […]

U15 Season Awards

May 16th, 2009

A very enjoyable end of season celebration day was held on Sunday at Rock and River.
Climbing, Abseiling and Archery were all tackled with great energy. The Leap of Faith outstanding performances were Jonny Ford’s 14.6 sec record, Matthew Sloyan’s 8m 42sec tree hug and Aaron Cheung’s girly scream. In the final event of the day - […]

West Lancs Tag Tournament (16th May) - Volunteers wanted

May 12th, 2009

On Saturday 16th May ORUFC will host the annual West Lancs primary school tag tournament.  The winner of this tournament will go forward to represent West Lancs at the Lancashire Youth Games.  The group stages will kick off at 10am.
Many volunteers are required to make the day a success: if you would like to help […]

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 15s gain Merseyside call-ups!

April 24th, 2009

Six players from the U15s have been selected for the Merseyside squad to play Manchester at Sefton RUFC on Wednesday April 29th, kick off 6:00pm
Congratulations to Dan Bailie, Aidan Charlton, Alex Cecil Fairhurst, Adam Kirk, George Lightfoot and Matthew Sloyan. Added to Gavin Griffiths, Eddie Webster and Chris Nicholson who have all gone on to […]

U15s in Roses Victory

April 13th, 2009

Congratulations to Eddie Webster and Gavin Griffiths who represented Lancashire in the 39-17 mauling of Yorkshire at Harrogate RUFC last Sunday. A very satisfying win, especially on their “hallowed ground”.

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 […]

Great day’s rugby @ Vale tournament for U10s

March 31st, 2009

Sunday 29th March was the Vale tournament - an event the U10s look forward to all season. We had a tough group but after a steady start with a 2-2 draw against West Park the boys started to play with real confidence confortably beating Sefton 3 - 0 then Kirby Lonsdale 4 - 1 to progress to the […]

U15s in Plate Final

March 23rd, 2009

Ormskirk u15s  26pts - Warrington u15s  7pts
This was a repeat of last year’s semi-final, but that’s where any similarity finished. It was a great game with both sides giving their all, no quarter asked or given, but still played in a very sporting fashion. Warrington arrived with confidence and this season have made a number […]

Strong U10s display away @ Manchester

March 18th, 2009

Sunday 15th March was a re-arranged fixture away to Manchester. We fielded 2 evenly balanced  teams (just possible from a squad of 19) as did Manchester so the format was for both Ormskirk teams to play both Manchester teams in turn on adjacent pitches with the matches running simultaneously. Manchester are a very strong club […]

U15s Breeze into the Semi’s

March 18th, 2009

Ormskirk u15  37*pts  -  Southport u15  7pts
Ormskirk had to travel to Waterloo Road, Southport for this home quarter final match due to the Southport side having to kick off earlier than had been planned. It didn’t make any difference as the “home” side had an enjoyable morning at the seaside in a very one-sided match. […]

U15s Back to Winning Ways

March 10th, 2009

Ormskirk u15s  33pts - Altrincham u15s   26pts
Ormskirk came out of a dark period on Sunday, with a performance that was absolutely top class - they played some of the best rugby for the past two seasons as they built up a good lead, lost it and then won the game with a piece of magic.

The […]

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, […]

Winning start to 2009 for U10s

January 13th, 2009

Our first outing for 2009 was a local derby away to Southport. This couldn’t have really gone any better with a convincing 7 - 3 win made possible by robust defence and superb backing up in attack to capitalise on our breaks. Kai Smith deservedly won the “top tackler” award this week but all 12 players […]

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 […]


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