Category Archives: Rugby

Otley at Christmas for 1st XV

17-12-2014

Jack Ward scores the decisive try earlier in the season at Otley after a flowing move started from deep. Preston Grasshoppers vs. Otley – Kick Off 2.30pm Team News Hoppers coach Garth Dew makes just one change to the pack from last week with Rich Morton taking his usual place in the front row, but […]

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Hughes Making His Mark

16-12-2014

Sale Sharks visited Saracens on Saturday and with an hour on the clock Sale introduced 19 year old flanker Andrew Hughes from the bench to replace All Black Dan Braid for what was his fifth 1st XV appearance at Sale. An impressive achievement for such a young player plying his trade in the pack alongside […]

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Broughton Park for 2nd XV

12-12-2014

The second team face struggling Broughton Park at Lightfoot Green tomorrow. However the fixture depends on a 9.30 pitch inspection a this week’s inclement weather has laid down a lot of water. Some fixtures, including Broughton Park’s first team game, have already fallen foul of the downpours. The match is the last Premier League fixture […]

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Caldy for 1st XV

12-12-2014

Scott Jordan scoring one of his two tries last week against Huddersfield Caldy vs. Preston Grasshoppers – KO 2.15pm Team News Hoppers coach Garth Dew keeps faith with the same pack as last week but the back line is changed as is the bench. Sam Russell moves into stand off with Lewis Allen pushing out […]

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Strength and Conditioning Special

11-12-2014

Hoppers TV has been granted behind the scenes access to the Strength & Conditioning Team at Hoppers in recent weeks. Dave Perry and his team of Alex Zavallis-Roebuck and James Mawdsley have been in place since the start of pre-season. The video features interviews and footage of what goes on in a typical week at […]

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All Training Cancelled

11-12-2014

All training this evening, Thursday 11th December 2014, is cancelled due to the heavy rain. Please contact your coach/captain/manager for information about weekend fixtures.

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UCLAN U16’s Floodlit Cup Final

08-12-2014

The UCALN Under 16’s Floodlit Cup reaches its climax on Wednesday evening when Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Wirral Grammar School face off against each in the final. Lancaster reached the final with a win over Manchester Grammar whilst Wirral saw off Stonyhurst to book their place. Kick off is at 7pm at Lightfoot Green. […]

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Youthful 2nd XV Head To Burnage

05-12-2014

John Young takes an extremely youthful looking second team down the M60 to face struggling Burnage on Saturday afternoon. As ever there are a few changes as Reddick and Holmes are promoted whilst Proctor is unavailable due to injury. There are though welcome returns for Luke Clitheroe, Conor Trueman and Eddie Webster as Hoppers pick […]

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1869 Club Coach To Caldy

04-12-2014

The ‘1869 Club’ are hoping to run a supporters coach to Caldy on Saturday 13th December to watch the 1st XV. The coach departs from Lightfoot Green at 10.45AM with the cost being £15. Upon arrival at Caldy the plan is to take a two course meal in the Caldy clubhouse before the game. The cost […]

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Leonard Curtis Sponsor 1st XV Game

04-12-2014

This Saturday sees the 1st XV host Huddersfield, kick off 2.30PM. We’re delighted to be welcoming Leonard Curtis Business Solutions as main match sponsors for the game. Ahead of the game we managed to speak with them and ask some questions about the business. Who are Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group and what services do you offer? […]

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