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.

Rugby: Thames win vital game against Eton Manor

Rugby: Thames win vital game against Eton Manor

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 […]

Rugby: Much needed win for Thurrock

Rugby: Much needed win for Thurrock

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 […]

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