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PGRFC vs Sale FC


Preston Grasshoppers 25-14 Sale FC Hoppers registered their first win in their opening home game with a 25-14 victory over newly promoted Sale FC. Sean Taylor contributed fifteen points with a try, two conversions and two penalties with Charles Hough and Sam Gale also crossing the line, the visitors registered just a single Jonathan Keep […]

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Chester vs PGRFC


Hoppers opened up their 2015-16 National 2 North account with a losing bonus point at Chester. A spirited performance saw them pull their way back from a two try deficit and could have seen them snatch the game as the hosts spurned a number of good chances. Chester has built a side around a strong […]

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Hull vs PGRFC


Hoppers got the points they needed to retain their place in National 2 (North) but had to wait until the final minutes to be ensured of safety in a pulsating contest at Hull. A 20 minute period after the break decided the game as Hull were camped in the Hoppers 22 with a succession of […]

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PGRFC vs Caldy


Preston Grasshoppers ended their last home game of the season with a win after seeing off Caldy at Lightfoot Green on Saturday. The four point victory was a big boost in retaining their Division 2 North status, with just one game of the season to go. Hoppers started with intent and scored the opening try […]

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Huddersfield vs PGRFC


Huddersfield 19-17 Preston Grasshoppers Despite outscoring the hosts by three tries to one, Hoppers had to be content with leaving Huddersfield with just a losing bonus point. The result hinged very much on a tale of two kickers with the usually reliable Lewis Allen missing three eminently kickable penalties while his counterpart Joel Hinchliffe was […]

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PGRFC vs Harrogate


Hoppers snapped a run of three consecutive defeats with a convincing home win against Harrogate. After putting in impressive displays in the last two games against sides in the top three, and recording losing bonus points, Hoppers used the positive momentum to record their second home win over a top 6 side. The only downside […]

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PGRFC vs Hull Ionians


Preston Grasshoppers put in another good performance against one of the table toppers but came up just short against Hull Ionians. The visitors controlled the territory and possession for large parts of the game but struggled to really breakdown the resilient home defence and had to rely on set piece tries and their power game. […]

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Leicester Lions vs PGRFC


Leicester Lions 30-27 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers lapsed into former bad habits at Lutterworth Road as they failed to hold out for the win after controlling much of the game. They entered the last quarter with a comfortable 14-point margin and a 4-try bonus point already in the bag only to lose focus and discipline and […]

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Ampthill & District vs PGRFC


Ampthill 22-17 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers made the long journey to high flying Ampthill and were unfortunate to only come away with a losing bonus point after giving the A’s a real scare. Ampthill had run out comfortable winners on their first trip to Lightfoot Green earlier in the season and were probably expecting a similar […]

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PGRFC vs Stockport


Hoppers ended a poor run of results with a comprehensive 34-7 victory over Stockport. After an attritional first half due to the challenging weather conditions they turned on the style in the second to score five of their six tries in an impressive team display. The win was built around a quality display the forward […]

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