Archive for the 'Under 9s' Category

U9s at Hoylake 7s - 27th April

April 28th, 2008

For our last competitive outing of this season we took all available players (16) to the annual Hoylake 7s. Divided into 2 teams of equal ability the idea was for everybody to get in plently of rugby. The A team failed to progress from their very tough group but the B team topped their group […]

U9s home win against Blackburn

March 31st, 2008

Sunday 30th March marked our last home game of this season. Blackburn were the visitors and games between these 2 teams are usually very close - this was no exception. Ormskirk took an early lead with Tom James crashing over in the corner. After the break Blackburn pulled one back and it looked set to […]

U9s at Altrincham / Marple Triangle - 16th March

March 17th, 2008

A triangular fixture is something we always enjoy - the next best thing to tournament !When we arrived at Altrincham Kersal they had two pitches ready to go as the home team had 2 full teams so we played them twice as well as Marple. 3 good games resulted in a 7 -1 win followed […]

U9s @ Vale - 24th February

February 27th, 2008

We made the trip to Vale expecting just to play them but got a pleasant surprise as Widnes were there too to make it a triangle. A format of three 30 minute games was decided upon so as to make the long journeys wortwhile.

First up was Ormskirk v Vale a fiercely contested battle on a […]

Good away win for 9s at Lymm

January 28th, 2008

Sunday the 27th was an away match at Lymm, although the game was played at Moore RUFC. As always the Lymm coaches made us really welcome and both teams payed some decent rugby with Ormskirk coming out on top by 4 tries to nil as a result of sustained superior tackling. From many worthy candidates […]

U9s get a win against Collegiate

January 22nd, 2008

After losing 2-1 to West Park in the first game of 2008 the under 9s were determined to get back to winning ways for the home match against Collegiate on January 20th. Both teams played very good rugby in challenging conditions with Ormskirk eventually running out 4-0 winners. Guest coach Hamish picked out James Lang for […]

U9s last game of 2007

December 10th, 2007

Our last game of 2007 was at home to Waterloo on the 9th December. A communication breakdown at their end meant that only 7 Waterloo players arrived at Green Lane so to permit 9 a side rugby 2 Ormskirk players sportingly volunteered to play for them - many thanks to Matthew Redding and Tom James for […]

U9s Do Well At Widnes - 25th November

November 25th, 2007

We were very keen to do well in this away fixture as Widnes had narrowly beaten us twice in tournaments earlier this season. Pre-match discussions determined a format of 3 15-minute periods to give both sets of players plently of rugby. Widnes scored first then great defence from both sides meant that there was no […]

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.

U9s secure good away win at Wirral

November 4th, 2007

Our first away match of the season was to Wirral on the 4th November who we have never played against before today. Their facilities are superb, they made us very welome and the thick fog begun to lift just prior to kick off leaving very good conditions for playing rugby. Ormskirk scored from the first play […]

U9s @ Littleborough Tournament

October 7th, 2007

Unfortunately our pool was reduced to 3 teams by the abscence of Huddersfield but we started brightly enough with a solid 2 - 1 victory over Rochdale followed by a 0 - 3 loss to an in-form Widnes team. Runner up in the pool gave us a semi final against Manchester who beat us 0 - 3 […]

U9s @ Manchester Tournament

October 3rd, 2007

The U9s got their first experience of playing contact rugby at the Manchester Tournament on Sunday 30th September. We made a dream start defeating Stockport 5-3 in the opening match and then TOCH 6-0 to win the group and progress to the knock out stage. A very close quarter final against Widnes followed which we lost […]

Tag Rugby Volunteers Needed

March 11th, 2007

On Saturday 24th March ORUFC will host the first of 2007’s primary school tag tournaments.  To make this event a success, we need VOLUNTEERS to do several different tasks.  Needed :

Pitch marshalls
Referrees
Scorer
Coaches to run ‘First Contact’ (preferably U9, U10, U11 coaches)

Pitch marshalls / scorer will be need to be at the club for 9am to […]


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