Bradford & Bingley 17 – 26 Preston Grasshoppers
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.
Preston Grasshoppers 10 – 45 Sedgley Tigers
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.
Pre Season Update
Training will return to Lightfoot Green this coming Tuesday 12th July after three excellent weeks work at Blackburn RUFC.
Hoppers have ‘Liquid Thinking’ with Damian Hughes
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.
Lancashire 7s winners
Hoppers brought the 2010/11 season to a successful conclusion with a comprehensive showing at the Lancashire 7’s at Blackburn on Saturday.