Rugby: Thames overpower Rochford

Rugby: Thames overpower Rochford

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.

Rugby: Thurrock lose season opener

Rugby: Thurrock lose season opener

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,

Rugby: The Thames revival continues

Rugby: The Thames revival continues

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 […]

Rugby: New beginnings for Thames RFC

Rugby: New beginnings for Thames RFC

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 […]

Rugby: Thurrock back to winning ways

Rugby: Thurrock back to winning ways

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.

Rugby: Thurrock thumped by Letchworth

Rugby: Thurrock thumped by Letchworth

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.

Rugby: T-Birds win the league!

Rugby: T-Birds win the league!

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 […]

Rugby returns to Garron Lane

Rugby returns to Garron Lane

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.

Rugby: Thurrock fall to Eton Manor

Rugby: Thurrock fall to Eton Manor

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

Rugby: Stanford welcome back England international Emily Scott

Rugby: Stanford welcome back England international Emily Scott

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 […]

Rugby: Thurrock T-Birds back on top

Rugby: Thurrock T-Birds back on top

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 […]

Rugby: Game of two halves for Stanford

Rugby: Game of two halves for Stanford

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 […]

Rugby: Thurrock back to winning ways

Rugby: Thurrock back to winning ways

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,

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