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Rich Morton, YouTube sensation!

24-04-2012

On Saturday evening a video of a Richard Morton (bar manager and 1st XV prop) tackle was uploaded on to YouTube by a fellow team mate (see below for the clip). The clip was from that Saturday’s game against Huddersfield and shows Rich making an enormous tackle on a Huddersfield player. By Tuesday evening the clip has […]

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Cup Semi Date Change

22-04-2012

LANCASHIRE CUP – SEMI FINAL Preston Grasshoppers vs. Liverpool St Helens, Wednesday 2nd May, KO 7.30pm Much as expected, Dave Baldwin has chosen a mixture of First and Second team players for this Lancashire Cup Semi Final. The winners will play Sedgley Park at Fylde’s Woodlands ground next Monday afternoon. Sedgley won in dramatic fashion […]

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Hoppers 2 Twickers profiles – Rob Smith

21-04-2012

Rob Smith In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. Today is the turn of 3rd team regular Rob Smith.

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Hoppers 2 Twickers latest profile – Colin Whalley

18-04-2012

Colin Whalley In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. Today is the turn of Rugby Committee Chairman and club stalwart Colin Whalley.

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Hoppers 2 Twickers – Gavin McQueen

16-04-2012

Gavin McQueen In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. Today is the turn of 3rd team regular and next seasons captain Gavin McQueen. Personal Detail Name: Gavin John McQueen […]

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Mini Marvels!

16-04-2012

The astonishing machine that is the Club’s Mini-Junior section swept the board at the Lancashire RFU Mini Festival Cup finals day. Both the Under 11s and Under 12s won their respective groups and went on to lift both cups in the finals.  The Under 12s, only conceded 5 points all day beat Leigh 21-0 in […]

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Hoppers2Twickers latest profiles – Jacko, Alan and Dan

12-04-2012

Following on from our first rider, Wayne Steel, being profiled on Wednesday here are the next three riders who will be riding from Hoppers to Twickenham to raise money for ‘Help for heroes’. They are Alan, Jacko and Dan.

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Hoppers 2 Twickers profiles – Wayne Steel

11-04-2012

In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. The first member of the team we will be looking at is 1st XV stalwart Wayne Steel. Wayne Steel

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Senior Lancashire Trophy Finals Day

06-04-2012

This year sees the Senior Lancashire Trophy Finals Day held on Easter Monday at Tyldesley RUFC. The games are as follows; The Alan Stone Lancashire Bowl Bolton v Garstang         Kick off            12:00 The Womens Lancashire Plate Leigh v Eccles              Kick off 1:30 The Brian Leigh Lancashire Trophy Widnes v Littleborough              Kick off 3:00

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Colts game this Saturday

04-04-2012

This Saturday, 7th April, sees the Colts host Crediton RFC from Devon. Crediton are on tour in the north west and Hoppers are pleased to be hosting them. Kick off is at 4pm and the game is open to both junior and senior colts. The lads would appreciate your support.

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