Thurrock 20, Billericay 24 ON Sunday (16 January) at Oakfield, Billericay RFC U16s gave a second half rugby masterclass in ball handling and offloading in the tackle. Trailing by ten points at the interval, the visitors, Billericay upped their game and outscored Thurrock by three tries to one in the second half much to the […]
It was a return to rugby, after their seasonal winter break, for Tees’ u16s away at Chelmsford. Thurrock u16s, played down the hill in the first half and set about their task with their usual aplomb. The initial exchanges were as fierce as always and after an early attack, Tee’s Winger De Breuk was able […]
Basildon 49 v 34 Thurrock IN the winter sunshine, on Sunday 21st November, at Basildon’s Gardiner Close grounds, Basildon and Thurrock RFC served up a very entertaining u16 game of rugby. Initial exchanges were ferocious as both teams worked each other out and Thurrock led 7-5 after ten minutes. However, four Basildon tries and two […]
IRISH music living legend, Van Morrison sings that “there will be days like this”. This u16 rugby fixture was the solitary home fixture in the whole club of sixteen teams for Thurrock at the weekend.
SUNDAY 3rd October at Oakfield saw a rousing display from Tees u16s in the first round of the Essex Cup. Right from the start, Thurrock were on the attack, winning a penalty as the visitors, Chelmsford were struggling to contain the homeside. Ethan Cook duly converted 3-0.
HOT on the heels of big wins v Harlow and Colchester, this Thurrock rfc u14 side took on a very useful Rochford RFC side at Oakfield on Sunday 8th March.
LEE Woollard of Grays played in the final of the Singapore Rugby Union Men’s National League last Saturday 7th March.
THURROCK made the long journey to Harrogate to start the defence of their National Cup today.
AFTER the heartache of a refereeing blunder costing Thurrock top spot last time out at Old Albanians the T-Birds knew the opportunity to win a consecutive league title was out of their hands & they could only play their part and hope results went their way.
OVER the past few weeks Thurrock have put in some outstanding performances only to fade in the second half and fail to complete the victory.
A DISAPPOINTING first half performance cost Thurrock T-Birds top spot and pole position for the Championship Title.
THURROCK narrowly lost out in a magnificent match at Oakfield on Saturday to table-topping Westcombe Park. Thurrock had beaten the Kent side twice last season and were eyeing the title themselves this year.
OLD rivals Hove visited Oakfield today looking to complete the double over the T-Birds. But a strong defensive display ensure Thurrock picked up the bonus point victory to go back to the top of the Championship Table.
THURROCK welcomed back Chris Shorter,Dan Carey and Jake Barrand to the fold on Saturday at Oakfield and the returning triumvirate made a difference! The secure scrummaging of Shorter and Carey gave the backs a platform to exploit and Barrand’s strength and kicking prowess paid dividends.
THE sudden death has been announced of Thurrock Rugby Club’s Kevin Hymas.
Thurrock T-Birds beat Trojans 17-12 Try Scorers: Ellie Lawther Ami Parsad Lizell Heather Conversions: Lizell Heather 1 of 3. IN horrible weather conditions Thurrock T-Birds made hard work of a very improved Trojans side. Despite getting off to a fast start with Ami Parsad sniping from a driving maul, T-Birds were struggling to strung phases […]
THURROCK Denes put out a strong team against Harlow on Saturday. Harlow have an outstanding new ground and clubhouse and it was a pleasure to enjoy their new facilities.
ANOTHER good day for the T-Birds. A structured, fast paced first half that Bath had no answer to was enough to earn a victory and climb back into the top three. The bonus point was wrapped up in a second half performance that highlighted our defensive patterns.
THURROCK travelled to West London on Saturday in search of a much needed win only to come away pointless. Nevertheless,the result did not reflect the effort deployed by the Oakfield outfit as they struggled in vain to get momentum in the thick,cloying mud!
HOVE is always a hard place to visit for all teas and this was no exception for Thurrock T-Birds.
THURROCK entertained newly promoted Horsham at Oakfield on Saturday. The Sussex based team gained promotion via a play-off against Farnham and have made a splendid start to the season.
THURROCK T-Birds fought hard to take all the points against Henley.
THURROCK held out for a plucky victory against newly-promoted Belsize Park at a rain-sodden Regent’s Park pitch on Saturday.
THURROCK T-Birds produced a strong performance to overcome the Trojans on Sunday afternoon.