WHEN there is really nothing to play for, 8 hours travel for 80 minutes Rugby is a bit of a slap.
AT the request of Rochford, Thames agreed to reverse their league fixture to an away game at Rochford. The Thames team line up was again changed due to venue change and work commitments but with three guest players stepping up they travelled to Rochford with a side that they felt would continue their new season.
AFTER the disappointment of being excluded from the New Women’s Super League, the T-Birds begin another season in Championship One South.
THAMES was honoured to be invited to play for the Carwyn cup at Pegasus Palmerians. The game was in memory of a past Pegasus stalwart, sadly taken to early from the world of rugby, but his memory was marked by a gathering of his rugby family and a local derby.
RUGBY returned to Oakfield on a sunny afternoon in front of a large crowd full of anticipation for the new season. Now playing in London 1 South following a summer transfer to balance the leagues,
CONTINUING the Thames team rebirth, this week they travelled by coach to play Lakenham Hewitt in Norwich, for their 2nd pre-season match. Due to the bank holiday Thames was only able to call upon 15 players to make the trip but confidence was high after their first win of the season last week. Senior game […]
PEGASUS Palmerians RFC is hosting a memorial rugby match against historic rivals Thames RFC in memory of Carwyn Owen on Saturday 2nd September.
THAMES RFC’s new season and new beginning started at home, with new players alongside old and in new kit. Stepping into the unknown Thames RFC invited Burnham RFC to Garron Lane for their first official game after the rebirth of Thames Rugby. Thames still trying to settle on their final playing squad for the season […]
FORMER Thurrock T-Bird Emily Scott is set to miss the Women’s Rugby World Cup through injury.
A STATEMENT from Thurrock Rugby Club after the decision was made not to allow them into the Women’s Premier League. “It is with extreme disappointment that we received the result of our appeal on Friday 28th April 2017. We thank the panel for the time they have taken to review all the paper and oral […]
THURROCK Rugby Club has lost its appeal over being passed over for a place in the new Women’s “Super Rugby” Competition.
BOB comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience from Saracens, Bracknell, Cambridge and Exeter Chiefs. He will lead the senior sides for the 2017/18 season as we look to grow as a club.
THE score line has no reflection on the game and in the words of the home side stated that this was a ‘stunning victory’ Such a result looked highly improbable after the hosts
THE positive vibe was back in the side and confidence grew in an 8 try bonanza for the visitors. Against an opposition who have always given Thurrock trouble were swept away making sure they did not suffer their 4th consecutive defeat.
KICKING off with a stiff breeze on their backs, Letchhworth won back possession, playing phase after phase. Thurrock looked stunned by the onslaught, there being an air of inevitability about the first try, scored by talisman Mongston, Duke converted.
THURROCK RFC is surprised and extremely disappointed by the decision by the RFU to exclude Thurrock Ladies from the new women’s elite competition.
LAST Sunday saw the Stanford Sirenettes take 19 girls to Maldon RFC for their first games of the season.
Thurrock T-Birds 32 v 5 Richmond THIS was a much tougher game than the score line suggests and it was only the willingness of the T-Birds to put their bodies on the line and make tackle after tackle that won them the game. With the normal 9-10 partnership of Cook and Rettie missing and no […]
LAST season it looked like one of the oldest Rugby clubs in Thurrock may disappear from the map but thanks to committed club members like Nigel Smith, Thames Rugby Football Club will survive to play on.
THURROCK’S miserable 2017 continued at the hands of their East London rivals. Dogged by injuries losing both Grant Scott and Tom Worsfold at Brentwood the previous week, a reshuffled back line took a little while
STANFORD Rugby Club was proud to welcome back England International and Olympian Emily Scott, to the club where it all started for her. Club Chairman Kyran McDonald and first XV captain Calum Reid gratefully accepted on behalf of the club her full international debut shirt and her Olympic shirt to go with the previously presented […]
Thurrock T-Birds 38 v 0 Trojans TROJANS arrived at a chilly Oakfield sitting second in Championship One South, behind, but on the same League points as Thurrock, only score difference separated the 2 sides. The early exchanges were fierce around the breakdown but Thurrock just seemed to be edging the attacking game as their kick […]
Stanford V Clacton After the very late postponement of last weeks fixture with Kings Cross Steelers, there was no doubt about the playability of the pitch at The Rec on Saturday. As close to perfect playing conditions as you’ll come across. The first fixture since the split of the leagues, Stanford were out to prove […]
THURROCK got back into winning ways in almost perfect conditions on Saturday. Having endured a hard month results wise, the home side had a good start with an early try from Jake Barrand and Tom Worsfold added the conversion,