A NUMBER of our supporters are raising funds to produce banners, posters, car stickers and flyers to raise awareness of the clubs #BringGraysAthHome campaign. The intention with the guidance of the club is to locate the banners and posters throughout Grays to galvanise support and raise awareness of the clubs bid to return to Grays in a purpose built community football stadium.
Senior League Cup FC Hamlets are into the Quarter Finals after a 2-1 win over Leigh Town. Harry Payne scored for the visitors but its FC Hamlets who move onto to a tie with Basildon Town. Premier Division Harold Wood Athletic remain top of the table after a 4-2 away win at Rayleigh Town. […]
IT was wet, windy and freezing cold on a day where it was just not going to be ours. Where the Dockers dominated most of the game and managed the conditions better than us and went away with a deserved derby win.
THE only winner on a rainy and windswept afternoon at Parkside was the weather – the strong wind and driving rain made for a difficult afternoon for both teams who were playing the conditions as much as each other. The result ended winless runs for both clubs as they go into the hectic Xmas and New Year fixtures.
GREAT result for Tilbury against Aveley. Grays grab draw.
ALL the Thurrrock-based teams will be hoping for Christmas cheer this weekend.
THURROCK Swimming Club hosted their annual Last Chance County Qualifying meet. This event is held before the County Championships commence in January 2019 and provide swimmers the opportunities to achieve new qualifying times.
THURROCK welcomed Cobham to Oakfield with a buoyant VP Lunch pre-match the game was set to be a good spectacle.
A CHADWELL St Mary kick-boxer has achieved another impressive win in her short career.
Senior League Cup Catholic United are into the Quarter Finals after beating Sungate 4-1 on Saturday. Tom Hollingsworth, Aaron Baldwin, Jamie Salmon and Tony Jacobs supplied the Catholic goals with Jermaine Purchas notching the Sungate consolation. Essex Junior Cup Leigh Town came through their all-Olympian 4th Round tie against Corinthians with a 2-1 away […]
RESURGENT Tilbury succumbed to their first defeat under the new management team away at Heybridge Swifts.
IT was honours even in a battle against two teams going for promotion.
GRAYS Athletic missed out on three valuable points with a defeat away at Barking.
EAST Thurrock established a lead with two early goals then fought a superb rearguard action to take the honours in this hard-fought Essex derby.
GREAT win for East Thurrock United but a fairly underwhelming day for the others.
Thurrock Masters help secure Essex victory Two Thurrock Masters swimmers were selected to represent Essex at the East Region Masters Inter-County Competition which was held at Basildon Sporting Village on Saturday 17 November. Ben Millington-Jones (39) and Claire Jones (42), competed in 7 events between them helping Team Essex secure a convincing win, romping home […]
THURROCK paid their first visit to Hove and came away with their second consecutive victory. Although Hove occupy bottom spot they belied their lowly placing with a spirited performance keeping Thurrock honest all game. Thurrock were on the backfoot early in the game but with their first meaningful attack Dan Stone recorded his first try of the day well converted by Sam Stanley.
THURROCK came up against a full strength Rochford side who were looking to halt a recent run of poor form. From the start Rochford looked to put the weakened Thurrock defence under pressure.
A RYAN Mahal own goal was all that separated Grays and Heybridge in this less than inspiring Essex derby, goal chances were few and far between on an afternoon that promised much but failed to deliver.
AVELEY showed that they will take a lot of shifting from the top of the league with a hard-earned away win.
EAST Thurrock United’s season hit its lowest point so far as a defeat at Hampton saw them fall to the bottom of the league.
THE great Tilbury revival continued with a terrific away win at Great Wakering Rovers.
BAD day for East Thurrock as they slump to bottom of the league but a good day for Aveley as they remain top.
AS we go into December, lots of promotion and relegation matters concerning borough clubs.