Author Archives: John O'Brien

Chobham in 14 try thriller

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Chobham and Hove played out a 14 try thriller to bring to an end a tough season for both sides.     Chobham started brightly with early tries from both second rows James Buchanan and then Ryan Gregory, and both were converted superbly by fly half Josh

Great effort by Chobham in the last quarter but too late

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   As Chobham welcomed the high flying Brighton to Fowlers Wells you could have been forgiven for thinking that the game had the potential to become a bit of a cake walk for the visitors.   However, after a string of incredibly encouraging performances from the Surrey men, the

Chobham lose again

Match report;   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Chobham lose again but edge even closer to an elusive victory in a 6 try thriller versus London Cornish.   Chobham went to Cornish on Saturday aware that they had no pressure on them whatsoever so they could just go and play.   Cornish who sit comfortable and

Chobham sadly fade away

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Chobham sadly fade away to lose another close game that they really could and maybe should have one.   After losing 77-7 away at Thurrock earlier in the season, many of the Chobham faithful may well have been looking forward to the game incredibly tentatively.   However the

Chobham’s losing streak continues

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Chobham’s losing streak continues despite an improved performance away at Chichester RFC.   As Chobham made their journey down the A3 to take on Chi they knew that they would face a stern test.   With Chobham’s fate this season all but sealed the week before, the message

Chobham’s fate is all but sealed after another disappointing defeat

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   As Chobham welcomed Dartfordians to Fowlers Wells from Kent they knew that without a win they would almost certainly be facing relegation from London 1 South this season.   The squad which again saw a whole raft of forced personnel changes were able to welcome Number 8 and long-time

Excellent start for Chobham followed by disappointment

Match report :   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Despite an excellent start and moments of real positivity, Chobham were unable to turn around their run of terrible form away at Havant RFC.   While Chobham were able to welcome back Captain Phil Williams to the match day 18 they were unfortunately unable to select either

Chobham well beaten by local rivals

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   As Chobham hosted an incredible Ladies Lunch to raise a fantastic amount of money for the Anthony Nolan Blood Cancer Charity, they ended up being well beaten by their local rivals Camberley.     As per almost every week this season, Chobham’s match day squad saw another

Chobham give good account of themselves

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   Chobham give good account of themselves as they travelled to high flying Medway for their latest battle in London 1 South.   After last week’s incredibly disappointing result against relegation competition Tottonians the group had the unenviable task of picking themselves up for a trip to Kent to

Pressure mounts on Chobham

Match report:   Ryan Gregory   Photographs:   John O’Brien   The pressure mounts on Chobham as they fail to win again as they welcome their nearest competition in the league table to Fowlers Wells.   Chobham currently find themselves fighting for their survival in London 1 South and they were full of confidence as they hosted Tottonians