Old Blues Rugby Football Club - NEW MEMBERS NEEDED

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Old Blues Rugby Football Club - NEW MEMBERS NEEDED

Post by jtaylor » Mon Nov 08, 2004 9:19 pm

Old Blues Rugby Football Club



OBRFC needs players, old and new. If you would like a game, please contact Giles Simons (gilessimons@firthrossmartin.com)
See also http://www.oldbluesrfc.com.

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Post by paddy » Mon Jan 10, 2005 3:55 pm

See my posting here:

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Post by jtaylor » Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:25 pm

Ignore paddy :roll: ..... he's just bitter about being forced to get cold and muddy a few times a week on a rugby field while at school.......!!!

Having said that, I hated rugby for the first couple of years, until I got "forced" into a school match, and learnt the pleasure of being able to take some real aggression out on another school, rather than your mates - never looked back!

Give the Old Blues Rugby your support if you can....!

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Post by paddy » Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:30 pm

Part (but only part!) of my undying hatred of the sport might be down to a bad start:

I think it was practically our first day out on the pitches (my memory is that it was the first day - but that seems too tidy to be true)... anyway - nee-naw, flashing blue lights a couple of pitches away, an ambulance was driving across the grass, and a boy was taken away with a broken neck. Paralysed for life, I believe. Someone will correct me, but I believe his name was/is Chris Burns, and it was a match of boys vs. Old Blues.

Well, after that, I never wanted to be anywhere near a rugby pitch ever again...

But DO have fun! :)

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Post by jtaylor » Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:51 pm

Fair enough - I guess that's enough to put ANYONE off....sure I'd have run back to house, refusing to ever touch another rugby ball - EVER!

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Post by peter2095 » Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:50 am

I would like to agree with paddy about the rugby aspect. I absolutley hated rugby and anyone who shared a house with me would deff back that up but as soon as i came out of CH I loved the sport. I joined a team and am now coaching. I plan to do RFU level 1 &2 (if i can find the backing). I think although everyone seemed to hate it when they were there I'm sure most of us have a tiny bit inside missing it.

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Post by paddy » Tue Jan 11, 2005 9:52 am

Well I certainly miss being able to run around like a 14 year old! (makes mental note - must join AND ALSO GO TO gym this year).

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Post by jtaylor » Tue Jan 11, 2005 5:18 pm

Joined one - paid for it - went three times - continued paying for it - now cancelled it........
bought a home boxing trainer instead - great fun, and cheaper over a year!

Hasn't made any difference though, and don't use it nearly often enough!

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Post by Great Plum » Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:05 pm

When I was 14 I was at my fittest I reckon cos I had to do rugby!

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Post by Laurie Scaniglia-Cooke » Wed Feb 02, 2005 1:38 pm

Notwithstanding the total fairies above who obviously didn’t appreciate the glorious game. Old Blues RFC is in desperate need of players, it is a common misconception amongst old blues that you had to be in the 1st XV at CH to play for Old Blues, come along, all are welcome.

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Post by paddy » Wed Feb 02, 2005 2:03 pm

Laurie Scaniglia-Cooke wrote:Notwithstanding the total fairies above who obviously didn’t appreciate the glorious game.

Heh. Is your neck thicker than your head? Do your ears look like roadkill? Do you spend your leisure time smeared with mud, with your head and/or hands stuck between some other guy's sweaty thighs? :)
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Post by Great Plum » Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:01 pm

Laurie Scaniglia-Cooke wrote:Notwithstanding the total fairies above who obviously didn’t appreciate the glorious game. Old Blues RFC is in desperate need of players, it is a common misconception amongst old blues that you had to be in the 1st XV at CH to play for Old Blues, come along, all are welcome.

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Laurie, I have one sentence for you?

'What happens if there's a fire in the fire escape?' :lol:

Calling me a fairy, indeed! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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