Author Archives: Michael Orefice

Under 9A’s – London Irish – 2015

The Under 9A’s gave it a great deal of effort and showed a great deal of enthusiasm in their final fixtures of the year facing stiff competition in every match.   Although the games did not always go their way they represented Chobham proudly and passionately.     A huge thank you to all the

Under 9’s Go Undefeated at Weybridge

I mixed squad of under 9’s embraced their first opportunity to play under the lights winning three from three.  As always there were plenty of supporters to cheer on some very enthusiastic rugby.   The folks at Vandals were great hosts and we look forward to meeting them more next year.      

Under 9B’s Go Undefeated @ Camberley B Festival

The Mighty Chobham Tigers were unbeaten in hard fought, low scoring matches at the Camberley B Festival on Sunday 19th April 2015.   The lads started off with an attacking performance and comfortable win against Camberley, running in four tries, before having to switch to defensive mode and putting in a lot of hard tackles to

Under 8 A’s take Shield @ Redingensian’s A Festival

Chobham U8’s played to a great standard at the Redingensian’s A Festival, facing teams from Windsor, Rams, Titans, Bracknell, Farnham and Reading.  The Team played with passion, great support play, direct running and plenty of tries scored. Winning the Shield was a great result for the boys and gives them further confidence and foundation in preparation for Contact Rugby next

Under 8’s – Surrey A Festival

The young lads represented Chobham well with three wins out of four on a sunny day in the Surrey Hills.  They scored twenty plus tries while yielding less than ten, and led with defence, having several seven tackle turnovers throughout the day. Of course the Chobham supporters were out in full force and as a

U9’s Festivals: Cobham & Guilford

After a few months of hard hitting practice against each other the U9’s took their hard hitting to the rest of Surrey participating in the Esher and Guilford Festivals, seeing them take on teams from Dorking, Farnham, Reigations, Guilford, Esther, Cobham, and Guildfordians.   Every team in every festival showed great effort and determination, and of

Wimbledon B Festival – Under 9’s – Cup Winners – 2 November 2014

  Squad:  Callum Dron, Ethan Restall, Kieran Finnegan, Max Orefice, Oliver Mantel, Sam Moreau, Sami Abbey-Taylor, Teddy Gannon, William Evans, William Odgers   Wimbledon B Festival – Under 9’s – Cup Winners   The Under 9’s squad overcame torrential rains and stiff opposition from Dorking (2-1), Wimbledon (5-5), Esher (5-2), Effingham (7-2), and Teddington in the Final (4-4) to finish 4-0-2

U8’s – Festival Photos/Update – Reeds & Cobham

This year the U8’s have hit the ground running with Festivals at Reeds and Cobham.    There has been loads of action with multiple teams participating in each festival and great support by volunteers, family and the wave of people associated with the Chobham Mini’s!  The Chobham teams have represented the club in great numbers

U9 ~ Reeds Festival ~ 19 October 2014

What a fantastic performance by all Chobham teams at the Reeds Festival last Sunday. It was hard to believe this was only the second ‘full contact’ competitive fixture for most players such was the composure with the ball at the ‘breakdown’ (after being tackled) and the commitment to making the tackle. There are of course

Chobham Under 9’s – Home Festival – October 5

The Chobham Under 9’s hosted its first festival of the year with visiting teams from Teddington, Reeds, Cobham and Wimbledon.  Chobham fielded five teams and saw one team after another grow into contact and although gracious hosts gave no quarter on the pitch with every team earning victories during the day.   The Yellow team