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
THURROCK entertained Westcombe Park for the first home league game of the season, in front of a large crowd full of expectation.
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: Harlow 5 v 50 Thurrock A VERY healthy crowd saw Harlow enjoy a good workout against a Thurrock side who play a league above the Rams. All the squad members were able to take part in a match divided into four quarters in an intense session on Thursday night at Latton Park.
THE AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team will hope to break back into the top ten this weekend when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads for Oulton Park for round four.
THURROCK failed in their quest to get a much needed point against league champions CS Rugby who confirmed their league triumph with this win.
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 […]
THE game finally went ahead at third attempt after it fell to the snow the previous twice.
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 […]
THURROCK were always dominant with an early Ben Stanley try to help settle the Thurrock nerves with Jake Barrand adding the conversion
EXPECTATIONS have built during the season as Thames have gone from strength to strength, so it was never on the players’ minds that once getting into the final of the John Adler Cup that they wouldn’t perform to their best. The club sponsors made it possible to take the squad and supporters to the game by bus and the atmosphere on the way up w
ANOTHER bad day at the office saw Thurrock under perform on the road yet again. Maidstone are below Thurrock but showed great spirit and the visitors inept performance and the ability to give away 20 plus penalties and 2 yellow cards would never help their cause.
AS one of only four sides who have ever beaten the T-Birds during six seasons in Championship One, there is always a bit of spice in a game against Hove, even more so having lost at their place this season.
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.
THE hail storm during the warm up set the tone for this vitally important game for the T-Birds. A win would see them unwind the stagger of the game in hand and go top of Championship South.
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.
FOR the third consecutive Saturday the rain came and Thurrock despite numerous injury problems reversed a heavy defeat at Chichester earlier in the season
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 […]
THURROCK’S first home game of 2018 provided a much needed win.
WITH several injuries and availability issues Thames went into the quarter finals of the cup with players taking on unfamiliar positions but confident in their team ability.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]