Bank Holiday Rugby

Date: 24 August 2012

The Bank Holiday Weekend sees Hoppers welcome National League 1 side Tynedale to Lightfoot Green for both a 1st and 2nd XV game. Both games are on Saturday with the 2nd XV kicking off first at 2pm followed by the 1st XV at 2.30pm. Hoppers 3rd XV host Blackburn at 1pm so there is plenty of rugby to fill your afternoon.

Below are the squads that new coach Michael Lough and his coaching team have selected for the games.

1st XV squad to play Tynedale 1st XV at 2.30pm

Irving, Gale C, Holmes, Mills, Morton, Madden, Fletcher, Gore, Austin, A Murray, Keenan, Webster, Moon, Purnell, Allen L, Baines, Grimes T, Neary, Ward, Birchall, Hughes, Gargett, Taylor

2nd XV squad to face Tynedale 2nd XV at 2pm

Launders, Molloy, Martindale, Tuff, Harvey, Burns, Austin, Banks, Parkinson, Mabaya, Hamilton, Tribley, Napier, Gale S, Allen C, Davies, Elliott, Berry, Crosley, Yates, Oldland, Horsfall

Unavailability rules out Steel, Kindred, Flynn, Reddick, Conway and Murphy whilst Long and Fitzpatrick have Challenge Cup final commitments.

Messrs Wallace, Atkinson, Peterson, Murray M, Wells and Grimes D are not considered whilst they continue their rehab from injury.

We look forward to seeing you down at Lightfoot Green to enjoy some bank holiday rugby!

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