Rugby: T-Birds win fourth title in five years

Rugby: T-Birds win fourth title in five years

ON a pitch that might have done well as a bog snorkelling venue, it never stopped raining throughout this game, never particularly hard, just a constant drip drip. However, that didn’t phase the T-Birds. Needing just a point of any sort to secure a 4th title in the last 5 Championship Seasons, the T-Birds, with […]

Rugby: Thames finish season with defeat to Chelmsford

Rugby: Thames finish season with defeat to Chelmsford

A difficult week for selection with so many players working or injured Thames travelled to Chelmsford with 17 players however their hosts were also struggling for players due to a club day out at the Premiership game between Saracens and Harlequins. Two previous games between the sides had produced two of the best most competitive […]

Rugby: Thames win John Adler Cup

Rugby: Thames win John Adler Cup

EXPECTATIONS have built during the season as Thames have gone from strength to strength, so it was never on the players’ minds that once getting into the final of the John Adler Cup that they wouldn’t perform to their best. The club sponsors made it possible to take the squad and supporters to the game by bus and the atmosphere on the way up w

Rugby: Thurrock’s poor run on the road continues

Rugby: Thurrock’s poor run on the road continues

ANOTHER bad day at the office saw Thurrock under perform on the road yet again. Maidstone are below Thurrock but showed great spirit and the visitors inept performance and the ability to give away 20 plus penalties and 2 yellow cards would never help their cause.

Rugby: Thames taught lesson by Eton

Rugby: Thames taught lesson by Eton

THE first half saw Thames dominate their hosts, in every area of the pitch. Despite Thames dominance it was Manor who scored first from a penalty kick. Thames answered back with two outstanding tries.

Rugby: Thames make it to final of John Adler Cup

Rugby: Thames make it to final of John Adler Cup

A bitterly cold day saw Thames travel to Ilford for the Semi Final of the John Adler Cup. After a delayed start due to both teams waiting on players stuck in traffic the game got underway at a frantic pace. It was Thames who opened the scoring after 11 minutes of play when they were awarded a penalty and Marcus Edgeway was unstoppable crashing over the line.

Rugby: T-Birds take time to handle Henley

Rugby: T-Birds take time to handle Henley

Henley 3 v 27 Thurrock T-Birds AFTER last week’s superb home victory against the League leaders, Cheltenham, the T-Birds were not quite on the top of their game for this visit to Oxfordshire. Even though the T-Birds got their noses ahead early on and were never behind, this game was in doubt for at least […]

Rugby: Thurrock T-Bird selected for Scotland

Rugby: Thurrock T-Bird selected for Scotland

A THURROCK rugby player has been selected for Scotland. Jodie Rettie first played rugby in college at the age of 17 and has since gone on to play for Old Albanians and her current club – Thurrock RFC. She was apart of the winning English National Schools 7s squad in 2008, represented England Colleges in […]

Rugby: Thames get their kicks with Route 66

Rugby: Thames get their kicks with Route 66

Thames 66 v 22 Upminster THAMES started off strong with a first try in just under two minutes when Rhys Dell broke free straight through the middle of the Upminster line, Dell added the extra two points with the conversion kick. Upminster hit back after only a few minutes when Thames poor discipline gave their […]

Rugby: Thurrock make no headway at Medway

Rugby: Thurrock make no headway at Medway

AFTER a three week break for the festive period, Thurrock travelled to league leaders Medway on Saturday. When the two sides met back in September, Medway edged a closely fought game. Since then, Thurrock have languished at the wrong end of the table but have always remained competitive and hit top form just before Christmas scoring 78 points against Gravesend.

Rugby: Thames fend off Thurrock’s 4th XV

Rugby: Thames fend off Thurrock’s 4th XV

Thurrock 4s 5 v 24 Thames FROM the kick off Thurrock pinned Thames back into their half, with Thames working hard to try and break out but Thurrock fended off each attempt. After 4 minutes of constant pressure Thames were awarded a line out. Sean Loughran found his jumper and the ball was tapped down […]

Rugby: Thurrock lose to Rugby

Rugby: Thurrock lose to Rugby

THURROCK visits to CS Rugby in Chiswick has never been a happy ground having never won there and it proved to be the same old story although those that watched would suggest that final score very much flattered the home side.

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