Rugby: Thurrock bridge the gap against Dartford

Rugby: Thurrock bridge the gap against Dartford

THURROCK welcomed old adversaries Dartfordians back to Oakfield for the first time since 1988 From the kick off the visitors started well but Thurrock’s defence was key to the early stages of the match rebuffing the hard running Kent team whom tried to punch holes with no avail.

Rugby: Havant have their own way against Thurrock

Rugby: Havant have their own way against Thurrock

THURROCK’S 1st XV travelled to Havant on Saturday, the scene of one of their worst defeats in years following last season’s 86-14 defeat but have shown plenty of times this season that they are a much-improved outfit and started the better of the two sides.

Rugby: Thurrock beat the weather to beat Westcombe Park

Rugby: Thurrock beat the weather to beat Westcombe Park

FOR the third consecutive Saturday the weather played a significant part in the way the game panned out. It was cold and wet, and Thurrock lost the toss and had the advantage of the elements, and after early pressure Sam Stanley knocked over a penalty before Jake Barrand Was worked some space and he went over in the corner, the conversion fell short.

Rugby: Thurrock victory dedicated to Martin Fahey

Rugby: Thurrock victory dedicated to Martin Fahey

THE 1st XV dedicated this match to former club stalwart Martin Fahey who sadly lost his fight with cancer a few days before the game, it ended in a fitting tribute as Thurrock produced their best performance of the season despite giving away far too many penalties keeping the opponents in the game

Rugby: Thurrock triumph over Totton

Rugby: Thurrock triumph over Totton

THURROCK were in a confident mood as they travelled to Southampton but arrived late due to accidents on M3 however this setback did not seem to affect them as they put the home side under pressure

Rugby: Big learning curve for Thames

Rugby: Big learning curve for Thames

THE start of the 2018-19 season sees Thames RFC newly promoted to Essex 1 after only their 2nd year reformed. Under no illusions of what the season holds for them Thames are looking to keep the building programme

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 […]

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