Search

Rugby Union: Family affair for Ilford Wanderers third team against East London

PUBLISHED: 10:00 15 November 2017

The three father-and-son pairings who played for Ilford Wanderers thirds last week (pic: Ilford Wanderers)

The three father-and-son pairings who played for Ilford Wanderers thirds last week (pic: Ilford Wanderers)

Archant

Three father-and-son pairings turned out for Wanderers in same game at the weekend

Ilford Wanderers’ reputation as a family club was on show in the third team last weekend as three family pairs turned out against East London.

George Cook Sr. and George Jr., Jim and Josh O’Neill and stalwart Dave Dutch and son Cameron all played their part in a deserved win.

The first team, meanwhile, have another weekend off Essex 1B action, with the league season taking a break for various cup competitions.

Wanderers were last in action back on November 4 when they thumped Pegasus Palmerians 90-10 at home.

However, with their next match at Dagenham on November 25, it means Ilford will have been without a competitive match for three weeks.

Despite the gap in league matches, Wanderers remain joint-top, with only points difference separating them and Kings Cross Steelers, who are currently at the summit. When they do return to action, Ilford will hope to avoid any signs of ring rust.

Latest Ilford Stories

But Charlie will miss possible trip to Leamington

New Central bowler inspires victory in pairs and triples

But it is Wanstead Central who claim Jubilee prize

16:00

Wanstead & Snaresbrook captain Joe Ellis-Grewal hopes the good facilities at Billericay will help his team play to the best of their abilities in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division clash on Saturday.

15:00

Defender captain Daggers in pre-season friendly against Colchester United on Tuesday

14:55

Midfielder joins on temporary deal from Millwall until January 2

Justin Edinburgh’s team will take on Sammy Moore’s Beach Boys this weekend

17:30

There will be no service at Goodmayes station for eight days.

PROMOTED CONTENT

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

Redbridge estate agents Sandra Davidson answer the common questions homeowners have when it comes to selling their home, and reveals how you can make sure the sale is stress-free

Redbridge Estate agents Sandra Davidson’s hassle-free service guarantees rental income for your property, whether it is occupied or not. Here they share details of the Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it can help you avoid the regular stresses associated with managing a let.

Newsletter Sign Up

Ilford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now