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Harrogate vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to defeat again, this time in miserable conditions at cross Pennine rivals Harrogate. After a bright start they failed to match the territory game that worked for the hosts in the driving rain and lost out on a bonus point by over playing in their own 22. Head Coach Garth Dew said; “In […]

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PGRFC vs Sandal

14-07-2015

Hoppers recorded back to back wins for the first time this season as two tries from Christian Taylor and a late winner from John Mackenzie sealed the win over Sandal. After dominating for long periods Hoppers were given a scare as the visitors scored two quick tries to level the game with ten minutes to […]

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Luctonians vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

For Hoppers this was once again a ‘must win’ fixture and they duly came away from bottom club Luctonians with a hard-fought victory. For Garth Dew it was a case of ‘don’t do as I say, do as I do’ as the Head Coach made a surprise return to the field of play from the […]

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PGRFC vs Otley

14-07-2015

Hoppers again failed to win at home as a solid second half performance gave Otley a hard fought win at Lightfoot Green. With a heavy pitch and rain showers throughout neither side was able to sustain much free flowing rugby with numerous knock-ons and passes not going to hand. As the weather worsened and the […]

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Tynedale vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers were defeated in the northeast as Tynedale came back from a 15 point deficit to claim victory. Hoppers dominated the first half but a late try by the hosts followed by a yellow card early in the second half gave Tynedale a way back into the game. Ill-discipline cost Hoppers as they got on […]

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PGRFC vs South Leicester

14-07-2015

Two late Sean Taylor tries saw Hoppers claim a draw with the final play of the game against a forceful South Leicester side making their first trip to Lightfoot Green. Hoppers looked dead and buried with five minutes to play but showed willingness and spirit that has been in evidence this season to snatch what […]

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Broadstreet vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Boosted by last week’s away win at Stourbridge, Hoppers were hoping to make it back-to-back wins on the road at lowly Broadstreet, who had yet to record a win so far this season. But that is not the way things turned out as they were always chasing the game and were generally outplayed. Head Coach […]

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Stourbridge vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

A late try from Harry Moulding and twenty points from the boot of Sean Taylor saw Hoppers secure a stunning win at Stourbridge. Head Coach Garth Dew had spoken during the week about positivity, belief and team spirit and the players certainly took that on board to keep playing for 80 minutes, never giving up […]

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PGRFC vs Caldy

14-07-2015

Hoppers had victory snatched away from them in dramatic circumstances as Caldy scored two tries in the final five minutes to leave Lightfoot Green with a win. Caldy started the match well and dominated the first half but only managed a single try and Hoppers came out in the second period a different team and […]

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Macclesfield vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Macclesfield ran out convincing winners as Hoppers lost their second straight away game of the season at Priory Park. The hosts were able to dictate the tempo and control the game from the start as their impressive forward pack set a platform for victory. For the third time this season Hoppers lost players to injury […]

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