AS one of only four sides who have ever beaten the T-Birds during six seasons in Championship One, there is always a bit of spice in a game against Hove, even more so having lost at their place this season.
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.
THE hail storm during the warm up set the tone for this vitally important game for the T-Birds. A win would see them unwind the stagger of the game in hand and go top of Championship South.
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.
FOR the third consecutive Saturday the rain came and Thurrock despite numerous injury problems reversed a heavy defeat at Chichester earlier in the season
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 […]
THURROCK’S first home game of 2018 provided a much needed win.
WITH several injuries and availability issues Thames went into the quarter finals of the cup with players taking on unfamiliar positions but confident in their team ability.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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FOLLOWING a minute’s silence for stalwart member Peter Pasquale who sadly passed away last week, Thurrock got off to a good start when Nathan Farrell was too strong for his opposing centre and ran in under the posts,
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.
BOTH Thames and Romford rugby clubs had no games arranged so came together to play a friendly at Garron Lane and raise some money for Prostate Cancer.
THEY say games are won and lost by fine margins, and this was certainly the case for Thurrock on their trip to Southampton.
A LATE arranged fixture after both clubs lost their opponents saw local rival clubs Thames and Pegasus play friendly match at Garron Lane.
THE lead up to this crucial game in Thames’ league season was hampered by injuries and early on in the week with no complete front row it was looking ominous for Thames but with some friends of the club offering their services Thames were able to start the game competitively in the forwards. With Eaton […]
INJURIES again played havoc with selection and those left standing have not lacked in courage, or effort, after a first quarter, when the visitors certainly had the upper hand and was very confident in kicking a number,
A 1st versus 2nd league match, experience versus youth contest, a battle between a team that has played together for years against a newly formed side and what a match its was.
Thurrock 26 v 17 Maidstone Following a turbulent week off the field the players themselves stepped up to the plate for what is a much-needed win, against a team in a very similar position to Thurrock lacking in confidence. Injuries have played havoc with selection and those left standing have not lacked in courage, or […]
ENTERTAINING, competitive and spirited rugby, those that stood on the side-lines to watch Thames host Basildon 3s were in for a feast of all three. Basildon kicked off but over eagerness saw them pulled back
WITH the weather forecasted to be stormy Thames arrive at Upminster expecting a tough match and tough conditions. With a distinct slope to the pitch and the wind blowing down