Harlow youngsters invited to come and try rugby
NOW that the nights are getting longer and the weather improving (hopefully!), Harlow Rugby Club are restarting Walking Rugby at Harlow Rugby on Tuesdays from 7.30pm.
HARLOW travelled to third placed East London on Saturday knowing that to keep their challenge for the league title alive nothing short of a win would do and preferably to secure the bonus point for a five point win.
PLAYING up the hill in the first half, Harlow started strongly. Excellent play from both forwards and backs meant the men in red quickly made inroads into the home team’s defence before second-row stalwart Mark Twiner touched down in the corner. Unfortunately Ross Stalley, standing in for the injured Danny Smith at fly-half, was unsuccessful with the conversation attempt.
HARLOW met bottom of the table Ilford on Saturday and but for one defensive slip early on played a faultless game. They ran in sixteen tries twelve of them converted to record their biggest win in many years.
THERE was a poignant tone in The Rams visit to Maldon on Saturday following how events unfolded during the last meeting of the two teams but there was also a determination to come away with the victory and an unbeatable position in this seasons league table.
Harlow U14s 19-17 Finchley U14s WITH the bitter taste of defeat still fresh in their mouths, the Harlow U14s approached this week’s fixture with a renewed sense of vigour. The team faced off at Rams Gorse against a visiting Finchley side. With the sun obscured by clouds, the air was still and cold as the […]
THE Rams traveled to Hitchin on Saturday for a friendly fixture following the cancellation of the scheduled league encounter with Chingford.
PLAYING into a strong wind in the first half Harlow were immediately pinned back in their own 22. However, patient defence and good, accurate clearance kicks from half backs Danny Smith and Charlie Woodington meant the red men were able to weather the early storm unscathed.
THIS game was meant to be a league game but unfortunately Rochford only had 14 players available and therefore conceded the win to us. So we decided to make it a friendly.
THE Rams were back in action on Saturday in a Merit Table fixture against Basildon. Harlow fielded a strong squad that was bolstered by the return from long term injury of James Clark, Owen Blissett and, Scott and Dale Stalley. It wasn’t long after the first whistle that The Rams started piling on the points.
HARLOW confirmed their place at the top of division III NE with a convincing win over Stowmarket, the only side to beat them in the first round of league matches.
SATURDAY was another high point for the men’s teams at Harlow Rugby Club all three sides playing and all three winning. This is part of an ongoing series of results which puts all of the sides at the top of their at the top of their respective leagues by significant margins.
PASSMORES Academy rugby players had the honour of playing at the home English rugby, Twickenham. The pupils got to play rugby and met the England coach, Eddie Jones.
WITHIN four minutes into the second half from a line out Harlow forwards produced an unstoppable drive Bowering finishing the move with a try 5 – 32. Lowestoft don’t give up and come back with 2 tries taking the score to 17 – 32.
HARLOW won their fourth Essex derby in row when they beat Upminster 22-3 on an emotional day at Ram’s Gorse.
A HARLOW rugby player died after collapsing at a game on Saturday.
HARLOW extended their unbeaten home record by beating league leaders Wanstead at Rams Gorse on Saturday.
The red men, playing down the hill in the first half, started strongly and immediately took the initiative. With Ross Stalley replacing the injured Danny Smith at fly half, the backs moved the ball wide to put Ryan McClone clear to score in the corner.
HARLOW completed their third win in row on Saturday to put themselves level on points with league leaders Wanstead.
The red men started strongly, immediately putting Basildon under pressure and forcing an early penalty in front of the post which was converted by Danny Smith.
ANYONE who has travelled down Howard Way or Second Avenue will have noticed that work is well underway for the new rugby club. The chair of Harlow Rugby Club went onto their website to give an update.
PLAYING up the hill in the first half, Harlow were immediately on the front foot. After two minutes good work at the breakdown forced a penalty 30 yards out and just to the left of the posts. Unfortunately, Danny Smith’s attempt at goal slid just by the upright.
Harlow 1XV take on Stevenage at home this Saturday as the build up to the 2016/17 continues. Make sure you get down to support the boys!
WORK is set to begin on the much-needed new facilities for Harlow Rugby Club, which are to be funded from the proceeds of the sale of its existing ground to Kier Living Eastern. Key members of Harlow Rugby Club, Kier Living Eastern and Harlow Council gathered at the new ground to cut the first turf for the £6 million development.
HARLOW rugby Club have taken a massive step in their move across town. A spokesperson said: “I am extremely pleased to announce that after 20 years since the conception of the ideas of moving, last Tuesday we signed all the legal agreements which effectively brings those plans to reality.