Category Archives: Rugby

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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Preston Grasshoppers 10 – 45 Sedgley Tigers

22-08-2011

Saturday 13th August 2011 Coach Dave Baldwin was disappointed with this result although the scoreline is not the ‘be-all and end-all of a warm-up game’. He continued: “They never really put us under sustained pressure and the majority of their tries came from individual break-aways.

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Test

13-07-2011

Test

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Pre Season Update

08-07-2011

Training will return to Lightfoot Green this coming Tuesday 12th July after three excellent weeks work at Blackburn RUFC.

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Hoppers have ‘Liquid Thinking’ with Damian Hughes

05-06-2011

With pre-season now underway, Hoppers are leaving no stone unturned as they seek to improve on last season’s playing performance. Last night saw a highly enjoyable session with well known Sports Psychologist Damian Hughes who put the squad and coaches through their paces with regards to improving communication and thought processes for the season ahead.

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