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PGRFC vs Wharfedale


Preston Grashoppers 27-12 Wharfedale ……. And so, we come full circle. The season opened in the Yorkshire Dales where we rapidly realised that life in National 2 North was not a walk in the park, as we were soundly beaten by a well-established Wharfedale XV, 57 – 18. But, since then the squad has grown […]

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Rotherham vs PGRFC


Rotherham Titans 38-7 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers conceded six tries and had prop Oga Mabaya sent off early in the second half in their final away game of the National League Two North season. Rotherham Titans scored three tries in each half, while Hoppers’ only response was a converted try by winger Will Clapham in […]

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PGRFC vs Blaydon


Preston Grasshoppers 33-21 Blaydon Preston Grasshoppers secured a 33-21 bonus point win over Blaydon but lacked ruthlessness at Lightfoot Green. Tries from Jake Maher, Will Hunt, Oli Trippier, Jacob Browne and Alastair Murray were the difference between the sides in Hoppers’ penultimate home game. The already relegated visitors played with freedom and were ahead after […]

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Hull Ionians vs PGRFC


Hull Ionians 33-29 Preston Grasshoppers RFC With much recent discussion centred on our security in NL2N next season, the trip to Hull needed to reap some points to give a little breathing space between Hoppers and the two teams below them. Ionians had been in the top four for most of the season but had […]

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PGRFC vs Harrogate


Preston Grasshoppers 34-17 Harrogate There was a comment amongst the Media Group that this week’s game was a ‘6-pointer’ in football terms. It certainly had some serious implications in for both teams’ positions in the table come the end of April. Harrogate travelled to Lightfoot Green confident after their recent string of wins which included […]

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PGRFC vs Tynedale


Preston Grasshoppers 40-34 Tynedale With three great performances including the win against high-flying Otley under their belt, Hoppers took the field against a Tyndale side that had just pipped them in the early season fixture with no little confidence. The weather was good for the match, very cold and slightly overcast but with no wind […]

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Chester vs PGRFC


Chester 37-31 Preston Grasshoppers After an outstanding performance against Otley last week, the team went to Chester with some confidence. With some regular players unavailable and others returning, it was a different side that took to the field at Hare Lane. New signing, Jake Maher took the 12 jersey and on the bench for his […]

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PGRFC vs Otley


Preston Grasshoppers 28-25 Otley This fixture, against third from top of the table Otley, was the eight hundredth league game for the club and the team put on a real celebratory show. The weather was cool with a strong breeze blowing from behind the stand but thankfully the rain held off. Hoppers kicked off and […]

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Fylde vs PGRFC


Fylde 32-29 Preston Grasshoppers The re-arranged fixture against old rivals Fylde drew a good crowd to the Woodlands. The weather was pleasant, cool, with no wind and a good surface for running rugby. After some recently improving performances, Hoppers kicked off and immediately attacked into the Fylde 22. A scrum on the 5m line resulting […]

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Sheffield Tigers vs PGRFC


Sheffield Tigers 34-22 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers travelled to the bitterly cold hill tops above Sheffield hoping to emulate their winning performance at the home fixture in October. Tigers were on a run of four consecutive home victories and Dore Moor, christened ‘Mordor’ by some, had become something of a fortress for them. With a changed […]

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