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Broadstreet vs PGRFC

04-01-2015

Broadstreet 23 Preston Grasshoppers 14 Once again Hoppers flattered to deceive going into the last quarter with a narrow lead but failing to close out the game. A rueful Head Coach Garth Dew reflected: “We played most of the rugby, particularly in the first half, made 5 clean line breaks but failed to capitalise. Our […]

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PGRFC vs Otley

21-12-2014

Hoppers fell to another heart-breaking defeat in the final minutes as Otley left Lightfoot Green with a bonus point win. Stephen Depladge completed his hat-trick as time expired and kicked the extras, the only one of the four tries he successfully converted, to condemn Hoppers to a fourth successive defeat. Once again Hoppers dominated for […]

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Caldy vs PGRFC

14-12-2014

Hoppers poor run of results continued with defeat away at a cold Paton Field against Caldy, who are riding high in the league after an impressive run of victories. Another defeat will do little for the confidence of players and coaches but they can take heart from what was a solid display where Hoppers did […]

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Stourbridge vs PGRFC

30-11-2014

Preston Grasshoppers headed home disappointed after narrowly being edged out of a 10 try thriller away to Stourbridge on Saturday. It was end to end rugby in the opening exchanges, with Stourbridge taking an early lead through Nathan Geekie before Hoppers immediately hit back with a superb individual effort from the impressive Lewis Allen, whose […]

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Harrogate vs PGRFC

16-11-2014

Hoppers fell to their third consecutive defeat coming back across the Pennine’s empty handed after a 27-9 defeat to Harrogate. The Yorkshire club ran in four tries to secure the bonus point and kept Hoppers from crossing the line, restricting them to just a handful of penalty opportunities. This is the second consecutive week that […]

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PGRFC vs Huddersfield

07-11-2014

Hoppers fell to another heartbreaking home defeat as a Joel Hinchliffe penalty in the final minute secured victory for Huddersfield. After making poor start to each half Hoppers fought their way back from a 15 point deficit and looked to have won the game with a try five minutes from time, but a couple of […]

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Otley vs PGRFC

15-09-2014

Head Coach Garth Dew and Director of Rugby Gareth Dyer Preston Grasshoppers recorded their first win of the season with an impressive performance away at Otley. After losing their opening game Hoppers needed to make a statement against their long-time rivals, who had an impressive opening day victory. Based around a solid set piece and […]

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PGRFC vs Hull

14-07-2014

Hoppers 2014/15 season got off to a disappointing start with a narrow defeat to a new look Hull at Lightfoot Green. On a more positive note this was Rich Morton’s 200th appearance for Hoppers; Rich has been a wonderful servant to the club both on and off the field and his contribution is greatly appreciated […]

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PGRFC vs Luctonians

14-07-2014

Hoppers ended a three game winless run with a bonus point victory over Luctonians at Lightfoot Green on Saturday. Looking for a much needed win Hoppers came flying out the blocks, and got their first try after two minutes through Tahir El Mahdi, who fended off several challenges to cross over the line. They got […]

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PGRFC vs Chester

14-07-2014

Hoppers were soundly beaten by high flying Chester and failed to record a single point in a disappointing performance at Lightfoot Green. While Hoppers had their fair share of territory and possession they were unable to unlock a fast and physical defence and made simple errors and mistakes. The 29 point difference flattered Chester as […]

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