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.
YOUNGSTERS at Thurrock Rugby Club are winter ready after securing funding from UK Power Networks for new tracksuits to wear before and after matches.
HARLOW worked hard and looked impressive in a 28-26 victory against Thurrock on Thursday evening.
RUGBY: Come and try rugby with the Thurrock Ladies. Full details on posters.
THURROCK travelled to Cobham who the previous week held on to their league status with a win at Chichester. As always in this division there are no easy games and so it proved in what was a game that could have gone the home side’s way had Thurrock not installed a much tougher mental attitude on the road.
THE former players lunch before the game was a sell-out and the current crop of players gave them a spectacle to watch. With over 20 ex 1st XV Captains in attendance they watched knowing that the club is in good hands moving forward.