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12-09-2011

Hoppers 2s 65-0 Caldy 2s Hoppers ruthlessly dispatched a young Caldy outfit and gained suitable revenge for a painful defeat inflicted at Paton Field at the end of last season. Hoppers built superbly on last week’s win over last season’s double winners, Macclesfield.

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Leicester Lions Preview

12-09-2011

Hoppers Team News: Sean Taylor, Phil Baines, Karl Fitzpatrick, Tom Hughes, Matt Hughes, Graham Holroyd, Nathan Fowles, Andy Irving, Alan Martindale, Mark Irving, Ali Atkinson, Mark Rigbye, Mark Philips, Matt Charters Capt, Dominic Moon, Replacements: Russ Flynn, Will Bordill, Brad Tuff, Chris Lowden, Mark Murray

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Kendal Match Report

11-09-2011

Kendal 22 – 13 Preston Grasshoppers Head Coach Dave Baldwin was disappointed with the result coming after a good performance the previous week and felt that his side should have got something out of the game. He said; “we tried to play behind the gain line too much and that wasn’t easy in poor conditions […]

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Kendal Preview with team news

04-09-2011

Kendal vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3pm Hoppers make the short trip to Mint Bridge this coming Saturday, a trek which has been made to the Cumbrian town for well over a century. The first time was back in 1872, albeit not to the current incumbents of the Kendal Rugby Club title.

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Caldy Match Report

04-09-2011

Preston Grasshoppers 27 Caldy 15 Hoppers home campaign got off to flying start with a well deserved victory over Caldy. Head Coach Dave Baldwin was ‘impressed with the intensity and aggression shown in the first half’ and was ‘pleased with the improved performance on last week’.

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Team news for Caldy

02-09-2011

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Caldy – KO 2.30pm Team news for this weekend: Sean Taylor, Phil Baines, Karl Fitzpatrick, Tom Hughes, Matt Hughes, Graham Holroyd, Nathan Fowles Andy Irving, Alan Martindale, Mark Irving, Ali Atkinson, Mark Rigbye, Matt Charters Capt, Will Bordill, Dominic Moon,

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Caldy match preview

29-08-2011

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Caldy – KO 2.30pm Squad news for this weekend: Head Coach Dave Baldwin is hoping Andy Irving will be fit after suffering a knock in the pre-season game at Bradford & Bingley and together with Graham Holroyd will strengthen this Saturday’s selection. With no injury casualties from Saturday, a full squad of […]

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Loughbrough Students – 33 Preston Grasshoppers – 19

28-08-2011

Intelligence suggested that Loughborough would be re-building this season after a number of key players had moved on but, from their first half display, it appeared that the process was already complete. The Students dominated the first half and fully deserved their 25-7 lead at the break.

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Loughbrough Students – 33 Preston Grasshoppers – 19

28-08-2011

Intelligence suggested that Loughborough would be re-building this season after a number of key players had moved on but, from their first half display, it appeared that the process was already complete. The Students dominated the first half and fully deserved their 25-7 lead at the break.   But Hoppers, after a bright start, contributed […]

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Bradford & Bingley 17 – 26 Preston Grasshoppers

23-08-2011

Friday 19th August 2011 Hoppers put in a mixed performance that showed glimpses or real flair and promise but also highlighted some re-occurring problems that will need addressing before the season starts.

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