Archive for the 'Under 8s' Category

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 8s Manchester Festival 12.10.08

October 20th, 2008

Despite valiant efforts all round, it was not to be the Under 8’s day! In a tough group they lost the first game to an aggressive Lymm, won the second against Widnes and in the deciding third game, lost by one try to Blackburn. Had our troopers won this last game they would have made […]

Under 8s - Great start to the season at Fleetwood 5.10.08

October 11th, 2008

Thanks to our sponsors DIRECT ACCIDENT, the under 8s squad looked a million dollars in their new kit, and they gave a performance to match.

 
The ground was very soggy but our little troopers battled on without too many mud dives! All three games were played in true sporting spirit. Our teams excelled themselves, demonstrating running […]

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.

U8s @ Hoylake 7’s

May 3rd, 2007

The U8s approached the annual Hoylake 7’s on the 29th April with great anticipation as this was their last tournament before moving to “contact” next season. We started brightly with a 4-4 draw against Waterloo who have been too strong for us previously this season followed by a convincing 5-2 win against Ruthin. This left […]

U8s @ Vale of Lune Tournament

April 17th, 2007

The U8s enjoyed a good day out at the Vale of Lune tournament on the 15th of April. In glorious sunshine we won 8-5 against Preston Grasshoppers and 5-4 against Fylde before losing 3-6 to Waterloo to come second in our group.  Only the group winners progressed to the semi finals so our day ended there […]

U8s @ PrestonTournament - 1st April

April 4th, 2007

The under 8s came 2nd in their group defeating Tarleton 4-0 and the hosts 4-3 before losing 6-4 against Blackburn. This gave us a semi final against Warrington who were just a little too strong for us on the day and ran out 3-1 winners before going on to win the tournament. All the Ormskirk players […]

U8s outplay Altrincham in last home game of season

March 30th, 2007

Sunday 25th March marked the U8’s last home game of the season against Altrincham Kersal. Conditions were superb for fast flowing rugby and that is what both teams delivered. Ormskirk displayed their best form of the season so far to shade Atrincham by 5 tries to 4. Player of the week was Tom James who […]

U8’s win local derby

February 28th, 2007

After a slow start conceding 2 tries in quick succession the U8s came back to win the local derby against Tarleton 4-2 thanks to superb defence and good handling in attack. Player of the week was Matthew Redding.

Under 8s lose out to Waterloo

February 20th, 2007

The 8s travelled to Waterloo on the 18th full of confidence and keen to get a first win of 2007 after draws against Widnes and Leigh. Alas it was not to be and we went down 8 - 5 although the spoils could have gone either way. The match was played with great enthusiasm […]

U8s get a draw against Widnes

January 8th, 2007

The U8’s started 2007 with a well earned draw against a very good Widnes team @ Green Lane on the 7th January. The scoreline was 4 - 4 with some excellent rugby played by both teams. All the boys played well with Chris Murray- Moon voted the player of the week.

U8s last game of 2006

December 19th, 2006

The U8’s finished off 2006 playing a “round robin” against Aldwinians and Sedgely Park at Sedgley Park on the 17th December.  This was a bit of a surprise as we thought it was just an away game but as usual the boys relished the challenge. We won 6 - 4 against Aldwinians and 7 - 2 […]

U8s Play First Game of the Season

October 22nd, 2006

Ormskirk U8s had their first home game of the season against Vale this Sunday.
We lost 5-2 but the game was closer than the scoreline suggests with all the boys playing well.
4 players played their first ever games for the club and all did very well so congatulations to Joe, Luke, Adam & Jamie.

ORUFC Under 8 Squad

October 3rd, 2006

U8s @ Littleborough Tournament

October 2nd, 2006

The Under 8’s first taste of action this season was at the Littleborough Tournament on the 1st October. Despite not progressing past the group stage (beating Huddersfield B but losing to Huddersfield A and Widnes), all the boys tried hard however and showed some promising individual flair.
Next U8’s training session @ Green Lane is Sunday […]


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