Archive for the 'Under 12s' Category

Family Christmas Disco

November 19th, 2007

The Minis/Juniors have organised a Christmas Disco/Party night at Green Lane clubhouse on Friday 7th December 6.30 pm onwards. Tickets are £2 each and are available from your coaches or Louise Rees contact 0777 215 7458. This should be a fun night for all the family.

Under 12s suffer Lancashire Cup heartbreak.

May 3rd, 2007

After qualifying second from their pool of six, Ormskirk  were looking forward to playing in the inaugural Lancashire under 12s trophy at Liverpool St Helens over the weekend. With a full squad to pick from it meant that the coaches were left with some difficult choices to make when having to pick the the final 18 […]

Under 12s warm up for Lancashire Trophy

April 22nd, 2007

Ormskirk warmed up for next Sunday’s Lancashire Cup finals day at Liverpool St.Helens by participating in a 3 team mini tournament with Tarleton and Tyldesley.

In the first game Ormskirk took on local rivals Tarleton. After several weeks of fine sunny weather it was a shock to all concerned to see a fine drizzle blowing […]

Under 12s break Nottingham duck.

April 11th, 2007

After two previous visits to the Nottingham festival without winning a game or for that matter scoring a try, this year’s team went with far higher aspirations after a season of steady but significant progress. For the first time this year the under 12’s were at full strength welcoming back Olly Hogan in particular who had […]

U12s make Preston tournament semi-finals

April 4th, 2007

The under 12s warmed up for the forthcoming Nottingham festival with their regular end of season visit to the Preston tournament. The coaches were in a bullish mood after some recent good performances and were quietly confident that the team would perform well on the day.

Ormskirk kicked off with a game against old rivals Liverpool Collegiate who had […]

Under 12s provide another solid performance with a fine draw

March 27th, 2007

Ormskirk finished off their home programme for the season with a visit from Altrincham Kersal over the weekend. As usual the team were hampered by a lack of substitute backs even though as usual we had a good stock of quality replacements for the pack.

As the whistle blew Ormskirk shot out of the starting blocks […]

Under 12s win local derby.

March 3rd, 2007

We travelled to our local derby rivals Tarleton who had previously been our benchmark in terms of where we want to be. On arrival however, it became evident that Tarleton were short of three players to make a game of it.

The match kicked off and the stage was set with ‘Kirk taking control of […]

Under 12s Lancashire cup double.

February 18th, 2007

This weekend saw Ormskirk hosting the next group stage of The Under 12s Lancashire Cup with a triangular tournament against Southport and Waterloo. The day again started badly for the Ormskirk team with news of the withdrawal of two players due to illness. This meant that Ormskirk only had two substitutes which is a real […]

Under 12’s so close.

February 16th, 2007

Ormskirk u.12’s 7   Leigh u.12’s 7
Last Sunday we travelled to play Leigh,who narowly beat us at home barely a month ago. The preceding week’s run up to the match seemed a catalogue of catastrophes, with us arriving at Leigh short of 5 key players through a combination of sickness and injury. However, as usual, the team […]

Under 12s lose game of two halves.

January 15th, 2007

Fresh from 3 straight victories the under 12s came back to earth with a bump over the weekend losing 24 points to 14 against local rivals Leigh. If ever there was a game of two halves then this was it.

Ormskirk were forced into re-shuffle of their side due to the unavailability of several key […]

Under 12s win local derby.

January 8th, 2007

The under 12s were looking forward to this late arranged fixture against local rivals Tarleton especially as they had ended 2006 on a real high and were keen to burn off some of the turkey and other goodies consumed over the Christmas break.  It was obvious from the start that Ormskirk were going to have […]

Under 12s end the year on a high.

December 19th, 2006

Thge under 12s ended 2006 on a real high by convincingly beating New Brighton 63 points to nil on their own ground. The match was barely 5 minutes old when a storming run by Marcus Rylance resulted in the first try of the game. After this the rest of the half was one way traffic […]

Under 12s Triumph Over Manchester.

December 4th, 2006

Following on fom last weeks heartbreaking last minute defeat at Preston the Under 12s played hosts to Manchester over the weekend with one or two points to prove. A near full strength squad of over twenty players gave the coaches the luxury of some hard thinking to do in terms of picking the starting line-up. […]

Under 12’s taste last minute defeat at Preston.

November 30th, 2006

The under 12’s travelled to Preston Grasshoppers with a weakened squad last weekend -though this gave the coaches an opportunity to cast an eye over a couple of new players to the team.

As always Preston fielded a massive team in terms of weight and height and they dwarfed the Ormskirk team in every position. […]

Under 12s Taste Victory at Hoylake.

November 5th, 2006

After some tough matches to start the season, the under 12s  finally got into winning gear with a well deserved 33 points to 7 victory over a keen and eager Hoylake outfit at the weekend.

Ormskirk dominated the first half but found themselves only 5 points to nil up at the break with a well worked […]

Under 12s v Vale of Lune

October 24th, 2006

Our first run out at home was against this very tough Lancaster opposition. In spite of absences, owing to the half term break, we were still able to field a squad of 20 players,including a brace on their initial club outing. Prior to kick off it was agreed that we would play three games […]

Manchester Tournament - U12s

October 15th, 2006

The under 12s had a mixed tournament over in Manchester at the weekend.They put on their best display against a strong Widnes team in their first match. Even though losing by two tries to nil the much smaller Ormskirk pack dominated the match, constantly driving the much bigger Widnes forwards backwards. In addition Ormskirk appeared […]

Under 12s - Littleborough Tournament Report

October 1st, 2006

Ormskirk u.12’s ventured over to The Littleborough Tournament for their first competitive outing of the season. The mood was optimistic after a good pre-season and a strong squad to pick from. Fortunately the weather was fine and after a few wrong turnings the boys arrived keen and eager for action.

In the first game Ormskirk came […]

Positive Start For Under 12s

September 20th, 2006

After several midweek training sessions starting over the summer break added on to regular Sunday training, the under 12s are keen and eager to see some match action. This will hopefully happen on Sunday the 1st of October with a tournament over in sunny Littleborough. The lads are in the lucky position of having one of […]

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