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Tuesday 27th December 2016,the annual Birkenhead Park v. Old Birkonians rugby fixture at Birkenhead Park's Ground.
“Old Birkonians won by 34-17 Tries being scored by Harry Sturgess, Tom Woolens, Nick Hearn, Steve Hearn, Alex Hind and Ed Brown with two conversions from W. Brewster.
Park were leading at half time 7-5. The second half was equally balanced with the lead changing on 4 occasions.
It was the last 20 minutes that the Old Birkonians began to dominate and eventually managed to run in 3 tries.
Both sides ran the ball from all areas; the handling was excellent and the sizeable crowd of spectators were well entertained to one of the best games played in the last few years.
The tankards for “Man of the Match” were awarded to Ollie Hearn of Old Birkonians and David Morgan of Park.
The OB team : - O Hearn, P Doyle, J.Walker, W. Collins, T.Jarvis, S.Hearn, N.Hearn. A. Hind, A. Watkins, W. Brewster, J.Doyle, M.Newton-Jones, E.Brown, T.Cornwall, H.Sturgess.
Subs. - T. Woolens. J. Russell. B.Berkson. and M.Doyle
The Referee was David Edmunds.
|OB Team during a pre-match minutes silence for John Gwilliam.|
|OB " Team" in pre-match discussions.|
|David Allan, Roger Ewing, Mike Toon & Peter Crook supporting|
|Len Kirkham and Eric Roberts|
|Roger Ewing, Dave Ewing, Mike Toon, Peter Crook,Mike Burrel & Eric Roberts|
|/||Ref awards OB try|
|Scrum action near Park line|
The Old Birkonian Football Club (Rugby Union) held the AGM at the “Thatch” in Raby on Wednesday 13th July.
The President, Mike Burrell chairs the AGM.
The Secretary, Peter Crook reads the minutes, The Treasurer, Eric Roberts(in the spot light) scans the room for new members.
Committee member, Len Kirkham, protects his beer with a “Reserved” sign.
Tony Evans asks “whose round is it?”
Bob Treasurer checks out the new magazine.
Brian Boumphrey fires a question.
Brian Jones is not happy with the answer.
Dave Cockram has better things to do.
President Mike Burrell prepares for a long meeting
- say 30 minutes.
|Peter Crook reads the minutes.|
The 2015 OB Rugby Christmas Fixture against Birkenhead Park took place on Sunday 27th December at Birkenhead Park's Ground at 3 p.m.
Result : Birkenhead Park 26 OBFC 24
O Hearn, P. Doyle, C. Davis, G. Sturgess, W. Collins, M. Russell, H. O'Loughlin, N. Hearn
T. Dodds, J. Hassle, S. Hearn, T. Jarvis, B. Unsworth, T. Bills, J. Corlett, D. Bennett, J. Russell,
E. Brown, H.Sturgess, N. Demetrios, W. Lamb,
coached by Duncan Hendry
Tries - J. Russell, H. Sturgess, Penalty Try, T Bills
Conversons T. Bills (2)