Archive for the 'Under 14s' Category

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 […]

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 congratulate Tarleton Plate success

April 8th, 2009

Ormskirk players and coaches would like to send their congratulations to local rivals Tarleton on their well deserved victory over Rochdale in last weekend’s Blackstick’s Blue Lancashire Plate Final.In particular a well done to former Ormskirk player Mohammed(Boo) Boutarfa who scored a great try early in the second half to set up a fantastic victory on […]

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 […]

Five chosen for Merseyside under 14 district squad.

October 29th, 2008

Congratulations to Craig Ennis,Kyle Hoy,Olly Hogan,Tom Povey and Arron Waggoner who were all succesful at the recent Merseyside trials at West Park and will join up with the rest of the squad at regular intervals during the season

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 […]

U14s triumph over Blackburn

April 17th, 2008

Ormskirk u14s 32pts - Blackburn u14s 7pts
Ormskirk entertained a much improved Blackburn side that played with a great deal of spirit, but got rid of the bad memories of their Plate Final defeat to run out clear winners in a match they dominated despite missing four of last week’s side through injury.

After just 4 minutes, […]

Under 14s fall short in Plate Final

April 7th, 2008

Blacksticks Blue u14 Lancashire Plate Final
Ormskirk u14s  0pts – Vale of Lune u14s  17pts

Ormskirk travelled to Manchester confident of a good performance in the Plate final. Although having lost 22-10 to Vale earlier in the season, they were in a rich vein of form and were looking to upset the favourites. While the score […]

Under 14s Overwhelm the Steel Men

April 1st, 2008

Ormskirk U14s 49pts - Consett U14s 10pts
Ormskirk welcomed the tourists from the North East, played some great rugby and thoroughly entertained an appreciative crowd in a game played in a fantastic spirit by both sides.

Ormskirk’s plan was to play a simple style of rugby - win the ball and give it to the backs. It […]

U14s Waltz Into Plate Final

March 20th, 2008

Warrington u14s 0pts – Ormskirk u14s 30*pts 
Ormskirk travelled to Warrington for this semi-final mindful of complacency. A victory earlier in the season over the same opponents could have proved a factor in affecting the way Ormskirk played – it didn’t and indeed the side continued their ruthless knockout form and destroyed a side whose game […]

Under 14s win Plate Quarter Final

March 9th, 2008

Ormskirk u14s 37*pts - Broughton Park 7pts
Ormskirk kicked off this tie with the knowledge that if they played to their potential then they could well win. After a 29-17 victory over the visitors earlier in the season, hopes were high, but also wary of a Broughton Park team that had a decent set of forwards.

All […]


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