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PGRFC vs Fylde (Good Friday)

21-12-2015
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PGRFC vs Waterloo

28-08-2015

Hoppers wrapped up their pre-season friendlies with a convincing 40-7 victory over Waterloo. There were a few changes from the side that faced Newport (Salop) but a strong team with a dangerous backline was able to carve out a number of chances against their lower league opponents. In perfect conditions for Rugby, Hoppers started well […]

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PGRFC vs Chester

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to a disappointing defeat in their final game of the 2015-16 National 2 North season but can look back at a campaign with a lot of positives. The visitors scored four first half tries to secure their place in the league for next season but were hanging on at the end as Hoppers […]

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Sedgley Park vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Preston Grasshoppers were brought down to earth from last weeks high scoring victory as Sedgley Park ran in ten tries to secure second spot and condemn Hoppers to their heaviest defeat of the season. The hosts benefited was a number of mistakes from Hoppers with a uncharacteristic amount of poor tackling and an inability, in […]

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PGRFC vs Huddersfield

14-07-2015

Hoppers put relegated Huddersfield to the sword with an eight try victory that guarantees National 2 rugby next season. This was a free flowing open game as Huddersfield came to play an expansive game that played right into Hoppers hands as they capitalised on mistakes and played some attractive rugby to entertain a bumper crowd. […]

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Leicester Lions vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

After the game, a philosophical Head Coach Garth Dew reflected: “The better side won today. We played some good attacking rugby at times but did not take our chances. Our set piece was good and John Mackenzie was a revelation at No.8 and the goal-line defence solid for most of the game. But we failed […]

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PGRFC vs Harrogate

14-07-2015

Preston Grasshoppers produced the most resilient of defensive displays to grind out a hard fought win over Harrogate, despite being down to 14 men. Harrogate will wonder how they didn’t capitalise on the man advantage, and were 6-0 up from the boot of Lewis Minikin before Pete Altham was given his marching orders by referee […]

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Sandal vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers stopped a run of four straight defeats with a bonus point win away at struggling Sandal. After a difficult few weeks with results and performances going against them they managed to leave Yorkshire with the full five points and move up to eighth in the table. Sandal played some attractive rugby and controlled the […]

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PGRFC vs Luctonians

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to their third successive defeat as Luctonians climbed out of the bottom three with a bonus point win at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers played well in patches and deserved the half time lead but they fell back into the early season trap of over playing situations and making silly mistakes and mental errors. There […]

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Otley vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Otley 15-8 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers fell to their first defeat of 2016 ending a run of seven matches unbeaten when they came unstuck at Cross Green against Otley. Otley had a very simple game plan, with the heavy pitch and swirling wind aiding them, to kick to the corners and try and make it a set […]

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