Category Archives: Rugby

Friday Night Rugby Derby

21-09-2011

Hoppers’ 2nd XV vs Fylde 2nd XV (photo courtesy of Mick Craig) PGRFC have confirmed that the 2nd XV league local derby against neighbours Fylde will be played under lights at Lightfoot Green on Friday 7th October with an 8pm kick off. This will be the first of hopefully a number of 2nd XV games […]

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Saturday Round Up

19-09-2011

LSH 2nds 0 v 40 Hoppers 2nds Coach Michael Lough put the disappointment of the Wallabies’ defeat to Ireland behind him as his young team clinically dispatched a committed but limited LSH side. 

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Bromsgrove Preview

18-09-2011

Hoppers Team News: Sean Taylor, Matt Hughes, Tom Hughes, Russ Flynn, Phil Baines, Graham Holroyd, Nathan Fowles, Andy Irving, Alan Martindale, Mark Irving, Ali Atkinson, Mark Rigbye, Mark Philips, Matt Charters Capt, Dominic Moon, Replacements: Will Bordill, Phil Mills, Chris Lowden, Tom Smith and Mark Edwards Bromsgrove vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3pm Karl Fitzpatrick’s […]

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Leicester Lions Match Report

18-09-2011

Preston Grasshoppers 17 – 13 Leicester Lions (Image provided courtesy of Mick Craig) Head Coach Dave Baldwin was happy with the four points but admitted the performance was a bit of a mixed bag not helped by periods of appalling weather.

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Hoppers on Tour

14-09-2011

 Almelo Big Bulls 10 – 33 Preston Grasshoppers Tries: Kevin Baker, Peter Maas Tries: Chris Ringrose, Tom Cockcroft, Cameron Berry (2), Gavin McQueen Con: Con: Sean Donnely (4) Pen: Pen: Over the weekend of 26-28th August, a touring party from Preston Grasshoppers visited the Dutch town of Almelo for the return fixture in the ongoing […]

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Around The Teams

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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