Category Archives: Rugby

Westoe Preview

26-09-2011

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Westoe – Kick Off 2.30pm Hoppers Team News: Sean Taylor, Matt Hughes, Tom Hughes, Russ Flynn, Phil Baines, Graham Holroyd; Nathan Fowles, Chris Gale, Alan Martindale, Chris Lowden, Ali Atkinson, Mark Rigbye, Mark Philips, Matt Charters Capt, Dominic Moon, Replacements: Will Bordill, Phil Mills, Ally Murray, Mark Irving, and Mark Edwards

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2nd XV On Fire!

25-09-2011

Hoppers entered this fixture looking to maintain their early season form and consolidate their position at the top of the Bateman Premier division. This week’s opponents, Altrincham Kersal, came into the game also in good form with back to back wins to their name against tough opponents in Penrith and Lymm and were certainly not […]

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Bromsgrove Match Report

25-09-2011

(Photo courtesy of Mick Craig) Hoppers picked up their first away points of the season sharing the spoils with a spirited Bromsgrove side on their first trip to Finstall Park.

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‘Hoppers on Twitter

23-09-2011

‘Hoppers will be tweeting live score updates of both the 1st and 2nd team scores tomorrow. If you are unable to get to the games then you can follow live updates on the www.pgrfc.co.uk news page where we display the last 3 updates from our twitter account. Anyone interested in following ‘Hoppers on twitter can […]

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2nd XV team news for Altrincham Kersal

22-09-2011

Second team squad for Saturday, home vs Altrincham Kersal. Meet at 1-45pm, kick off 3.00pm. 1. Oga Mabaya 2. Brad Tuff 3. Rich Morton (c)

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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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