Category Archives: First Team

Lymm vs Preston Grasshoppers


Lymm 46 – 22 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers Head Coach Alex Keay was left furious after his side capitulated in a 46-22 defeat away to Lymm in freezing conditions. Tries from Jake Rimmer, Sam Townsley, Alistair Murray and Jack Lightowler may have salvaged a four-score bonus point, but there were few positives to take from […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Wharfedale


Preston Grasshoppers 22-35 Wharfedale The search for a home win goes on for Preston Grasshoppers after slipping to a 35-22 defeat against Wharfedale at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers fell short despite tries from Jack Lightowler, Scott Richardson and Sam Townsley, with the visitors capitalising on Preston’s inconsistency. Two back-to-back away wins had propelled Hoppers up the […]

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Billingham vs Preston Grasshoppers


Billingham 24-38 Preston Grasshoppers A ruthless first-half display saw Preston Grasshoppers beat Billingham 38-24 to pick up a second consecutive away win. Hoppers were at their clinical best with tries from Jack Wilkinson, Tyler Spence, Ben Dorrington, Ciaran O’Donnell and a Jacob Browne double (pictured above), which saw them secure maximum points at Greenwood Road. […]

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Huddersfield vs Preston Grasshoppers


Huddersfield 17-41 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers moved away from the bottom two with a 41-17 bonus point win away to strugglers Huddersfield at Lockwood Park. A Will Riley double, along with tries from Scott Richardson, Ed Keohane, Will Hunt, Ben Dorrington and Jack Wilkinson, saw Hoppers emphatically dispatch the hosts. Preston were second from bottom […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Sheffield Tigers


Preston Grasshoppers 39-41 Sheffield Tigers Preston Grasshoppers’ wait for a first home win of the season continued after Sheffield Tigers nicked a 41-39 win at the death on Saturday at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers were returning to action after a two-break, hoping to make amends for the heavy defeat at Leeds Tykes last time out, which […]

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Leeds Tykes vs Preston Grasshoppers


Leeds Tykes 53-21 Preston Grasshoppers Director of Rugby Alex Keay has called for an improved mentality after Preston Grasshoppers were torn apart in a 53-21 defeat away to Leeds Tykes. Tries from Jack Lightowler (pictured above) and Tyler Spence did little to weaken the blow by table-topping Leeds, who showed why they remain unbeaten this […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Hull


Preston Grasshoppers 30-30 Hull Two tries in 90 seconds saw Preston Grasshoppers salvage a 30-all draw against Hull. The visitors had led through Reece Dean’s trio of penalties combined with tries from Michael Jobling, David Halaifonua and Bureta Faraimo. But Hoppers mounted a comeback with two penalties by Will Hunt and tries from Tyler Spence, […]

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Hull Ionians vs Preston Grasshoppers


Hull Ionians 15-19 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers secured their second win of the season with a 19-15 victory away at Hull Ionians. Tries from Tyler Spence, Scott Richardson and Ed Keohane gave Hoppers a confidence-boosting win after three straight losses. The defeat at home to Otley last time out added to worries about the number […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Otley


Preston Grasshoppers 26 – 41 Otley On a clear day with little breeze, and both sides needing a win, Otley kicked off. Preston won a penalty, but failed to collect the points. Resulting from a breakout by Ally Murray, winger Tyler Spence sprinted from out wide for an unconverted try. After recycling the ball, and […]

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Sheffield vs Preston Grasshoppers


Sheffield 36-14 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers succumbed to a physical battering in a 36-14 defeat against Sheffield at Abbeydale Park, leaving Hoppers with one win in their opening three games. A derby day defeat at home to Fylde last time out meant Preston looked to get back to winning ways, while Sheff were full of […]

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