Colchester Rugby Club head coach steps down

8:48pm Saturday 22nd September 2012

Tim Grimsey has made a shock decision to step down from his role as Colchester Rugby Club’s head coach.

High alert status for Colchester's players

Essex County Standard: Not happy - Tim Grimsey.

8:30am Saturday 10th September 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s players will be placed on high-alert for the trip to Bury in London League division one north.

Grimsey: our early play was uglier than Freddie Krueger

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: our early play was uglier than Freddie Krueger

11:44am Friday 9th September 2011

Colchester Rugby Club head coach Tim Grimsey had mixed feelings about the split performance he saw from his players either side of the break in their 43-10 win against Braintree.

Last gasp try sends Colchester into Suffolk Cup final

Essex County Standard: Last gasp try sends Colchester into Suffolk Cup final

3:55pm Wednesday 6th April 2011

COLCHESTER 14 BURY ST EDMUNDS 13

Crozier set for next step in international rugby progression

Essex County Standard: Crozier set for next step in international rugby progression

12:44pm Friday 1st April 2011

Colchester Rugby Club's Tom Crozier is set to take the next step of his intrenational progression on Sunday when he pulls on the shirt of the England Under-18s Clubs and Schools.

Relaxed approach doesn't win Tim's favour

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:49am Friday 1st April 2011

Tim Grimsey has allowed his Colchester Rugby Club players some relaxation time this week, but he doesn’t want to see it intrude on to the pitch.

Solid defence wins festival honours for Vikings

Essex County Standard: Solid defence wins festival honours for Vikings

10:57am Friday 1st April 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s minis teams competed at their own festival at Mill Road.

Under-13s bounce back for Suffolk Cup success

Essex County Standard: Under-13s bounce back for Suffolk Cup success

11:01am Friday 1st April 2011

Colchester Rugby club’s under-13s put the disappointment of defeat at Ipswich behind them with a well-deserved 39-24 victory over Bury in the season’s final Suffolk Cup game.

Grimsey: we need to be switched on with some 100 watt rugby

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:00am Saturday 26th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club coach Tim Grimsey insists his players will need to be switched on with some “100 watt rugby” if they are to repeat their success of last weekend against Brentwood.

Colchester have all the right angles

Essex County Standard: Colchester have all the right angles

11:25am Friday 25th March 2011

A solid platform laid down by the forwards and mesmerising running by their backs left Colchester Rugby Club coach Tim Grimsey singing the praises of his players after their seven-try demolition of Brentwood.

Suffolk Cup is added to Mill Road trophy cabinet

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

11:27am Friday 25th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-15s added the Suffolk Cup to the Mill Road trophy cabinet after they beat Sudbury 20-5 in an exciting final.

Pacey show will be needed by Colchester

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:00am Saturday 19th March 2011

Speed will be of the essence for Colchester Rugby Club as they look to keep their promotion dreams alive against Brentwood.

Second-half show brings a rosy glow for Colchester coach

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

11:04am Friday 18th March 2011

The heat generated by Colchester Rugby Club’s second-half performance at Stevenage brought a warm and rosy glow to coach Tim Grimsey.

Under-17s record debut victory over South Woodham Ferrers

Essex County Standard: Colchester under-13s faced Wymondham

11:07am Friday 18th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-17s returned to winning ways with a comprehensive 41-10 victory at Essex Cup holders South Woodham Ferrers.

Romans return with festival silverware

Essex County Standard: Colchester under-sevens Romans beat Eton Manor in the final at the Southend Festival

11:10am Friday 18th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s minis sent their B teams to the Southend Festival.

Colchester's Thurrock show is best Johnston has seen

Essex County Standard: Colchester take on Thurrock 1sts

12:32pm Friday 11th March 2011

Danny Johnston hailed the maturity shown by Colchester Rugby Club’s players in their “fantastic” performance against Thurrock.

Colchester colts seal Eastern Counties Cup final berth

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

12:42pm Friday 11th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s colts sealed progress to the semi-finals of the Eastern Counties Cup after a fiercely-fought tie at Diss.

First outing for Romans brings double success

Essex County Standard: First outing for Romans brings double success

12:45pm Friday 11th March 2011

A trip to Stowmarket was the first occasion that the newly-formed Colchester under-nines Romans side had to play another club and a very good start it was.

Every game is a 'must-win' for Colchester now

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:30am Saturday 5th March 2011

Every game has become a must-win encounter for Colchester Rugby Club if their promotion dreams are to stay on track this season and that starts with the visit of old foes Thurrock to Mill Road.

Colchester under-13s make Suffolk Cup progress

Essex County Standard: Colchester under-13s drive forward against Sudbury.

10:45am Friday 4th March 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-13s struggled to produce their best form in muddy conditions but eventually defeated a stout Sudbury side 27-7 in the Suffolk Cup.

Mistakes deliver a blow to Colchester's promotion hopes

Essex County Standard: Chris Withers scored Colchester's only points at Bury

10:32am Friday 4th March 2011

Mistakes may have proved costly in the end, but the application of Colchester Rugby Club’s players in horrendous conditions at Bury won praise from coach Danny Johnston.

Breakdown will be the key for Colchester at Bury

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:40am Saturday 26th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club coach Tim Grimsey wants to see his players demonstrate their mechanical skills on their trip to Bury St Edmunds in London League division one north tomorrow.

Man-up pills do the job for Colchester

Essex County Standard: Calum Irvine (receiving the ball) had his best game in a Colchester shirt at Tabard according to coach Tim Grimsey.

10:10am Friday 25th February 2011

Tim Grimsey was glad to see that Colchester Rugby Club’s players took their “man-up pills” ahead of their successful trip to Tabard.

Mixed fortunes for Saints, Saracens and Ravens

Essex County Standard: Mixed fortunes for Saints, Saracens and Ravens

10:16am Friday 25th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-tens Saints, Saracens and Ravens all faced sides from Hertford at Mill Road.

Far from faultless but forward dominance counts for Colchester

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:19am Friday 25th February 2011

It may have been far from a faultless performance, but Colchester Rugby Club’s under-14s beat North Walsham 17-7 at Mill Road.

Colchester further promotion hopes in the mud

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

11:10am Wednesday 23rd February 2011

TABARD 5 COLCHESTER 27

Mersea youngsters play with pride in difficult conditions

Essex County Standard: Late try steals victory from Mersea Island's grasp

11:13am Wednesday 23rd February 2011

WISBECH 36 MERSEA ISLAND 5

Changed Colchester side gain win on the road

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

4:59pm Tuesday 15th February 2011

OLD COLFEIANS 17 COLCHESTER 23

Under-17s geared up for Eastern Counties Cup final

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

5:00pm Saturday 12th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-17s are looking to continue their impressive form this year when they face Shelford in the Eastern Counties Cup final at Mill Road on Sunday.

Crozier handed regional side captaincy honour

Essex County Standard: Crozier handed regional side captaincy honour

4:50pm Saturday 12th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s Tom Crozier has been handed the honour of leading out the London and South East under-18s side as captain at the annual Divisional Festival at Broadstreet near Coventry next week.

Telescope rugby needed as Colchester focus on the job in hand

Essex County Standard: Telescope rugby needed as Colchester focus on the job in hand

9:50am Saturday 12th February 2011

He may not be taking a long-range view, but Tim Grimsey is asking for “Telescope Rugby” from his Colchester players when they head to Old Colfeians.

Nothing less will do now for Colchester

Essex County Standard: Nothing less will do now for Colchester

10:00am Friday 11th February 2011

It may have taken its toll on his nerves, but Colchester Rugby Club coach Tim Grimsey hailed his team’s 16-9 win against Chingford as the “biggest” in the club’s history.

Holmwood House book national finals spot

Essex County Standard: Celebrations: (from left) Oliver Burns, Robert Parry, Patrick Irvine, Nathanael French, Tim Shaikly, Oliver Allison, Charles Gayton, William Chapman, Ollie Hills, Philipp Carlstroem, Daniel Hughes, Jasper Mohan, Teddy Bartleet, Edward Gibson and coaches B

10:29am Friday 11th February 2011

Holmwood House School’s under-11s team fought their way through six gruelling matches in the South East Regional Rugby Tournament at Epsom College to win a place in the National Finals next month.

Colchester youngster plays his part in Six Nations triumph

Essex County Standard: Colchester youth star gets more England recognition

10:26am Friday 11th February 2011

Former Colchester colts player Mike Haywood helped England Under-20s get off to a winning start in their Six Nations campaign.

Colts take control to seal Rochford win

Essex County Standard: Colchester's under-13s development side were beaten by a late Westcliff try.

10:18am Friday 11th February 2011

Despite there only being nine points between the teams at the end, Colchester Colts were always in control of their friendly encounter with Rochford at Mill Road.

Late interception prevents win for the Vikings

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:20am Friday 11th February 2011

Only an alert bit of late play from an Ipswich player stopped Colchester’s under-nines Vikings from beating their Suffolk rivals.

Brett's late try seals battling win for Colchester

Essex County Standard: Brett's late try seals battling win for Colchester

5:09pm Tuesday 8th February 2011

COLCHESTER 16 CHINGFORD 10

It's Nelson Time - Colchester's players must do their duty

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

9:50am Saturday 5th February 2011

Just as Admiral Lord Nelson called on every one of his men to do their duty for England, Tim Grimsey is calling for his players to play their part in Colchester’s promotion push.

More energy in defence would give Tim's thumbnail a rest

Essex County Standard: Grimsey shoulders the blame for Colchester's heavy defeat

10:37am Friday 4th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s attacking prowess needs to be mirrored in their defensive displays if the nail of coach Tim Grimsey’s right thumb is to get some relief.

Colchester stay fourth with Woodford win

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:44am Friday 4th February 2011

COLCHESTER 38 WOODFORD 25

Colchester's under-14s show no respect for unbeaten record

Essex County Standard: Picture: Dave Lee-Allen

10:49am Friday 4th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-14s left Old Northamptonians’ unbeaten season’s record in tatters with a 41-20 win at Mill Road to gain revenge for the narrow away defeat they suffered away in October.

Clean sweep as local rivals are brushed aside

Essex County Standard: Grimsey: Colchester have nothing to fear from step up

10:46am Friday 4th February 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s UNDER-11s managed a clean sweep and almost kept a clean sheet as they won all their four matches against local rivals Ipswich.

Diss make under-15s battle for narrow victory

Essex County Standard: Colchester's under-13s on the charge against Diss.

10:52am Friday 4th February 2011

Colchester Under-15s were made to battle for their narrow victory against Diss.

Colchester coach wants to see Einstein rugby

Essex County Standard: Colchester coach wants to see Einstein rugby

10:00am Saturday 29th January 2011

Tim Grimsey has told Colchester’s players to be like Einstein and play intelligent rugby when they head to Woodford tomorrow.

Grimsey happy with hour's work against Ruislip

Essex County Standard: Grimsey happy with hour's work against Ruislip

10:26am Friday 28th January 2011

Tim Grimsey was a happy man after Colchester Rugby Club’s players delivered the performance that he had asked for against Ruislip.

Colchester youth star gets more England recognition

Essex County Standard: Colchester youth star gets more England recognition

10:10am Friday 28th January 2011

Former Colchester Rugby Club youth star Mike Haywood has been picked for more international honours.

Second-half revival comes too late for Colchester's colts

Essex County Standard: Second-half revival comes too late for Colchester's colts

10:40am Friday 28th January 2011

COLCHESTER COLTS 22 RICHMOND 32

Best yet seals final place for Colchester's under-17s

Essex County Standard: Colchester's under-13s attack in their Suffolk Cup victory against Southwold.

10:43am Friday 28th January 2011

Colchester Rugby Club’s under-17s booked their place in the Eastern Counties Cup final with their best performance of the season.

Colchester get back to winning ways

Essex County Standard: Colchester get back to winning ways

4:00pm Tuesday 25th January 2011

COLCHESTER 38 RUISLIP 25

Mersea slip after defeat by Campion

Essex County Standard: Mersea slip after defeat by Campion

1:59pm Wednesday 19th January 2011

MERSEA ISLAND 0 CAMPION 21






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