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
LONDON Cornish repeated the 57 point dose of their last home game, when they ripped apart visitors Thurrock in an utterly compelling opening 40 minutes of rugby in London 1 South at the Richardson Evans on Saturday,
WITH Westcliff only being able to field 14 players at the start of the game, Thames agreed to match in numbers with both sides playing without fullbacks initially. Westcliff clearly had the bigger pack
THURROCK snatched defeat from the jaws of victory as deep into injury time Thurrock took the lead at 14-13 with a Jake Barrand penalty
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.