Category Archives: First Team

Preston Grasshoppers vs Hull Ionians


Preston Grasshoppers 44-35 Hull Ionians Preston Grasshoppers finally got their first home win of the season as they beat Hull Ionians 44-35 in a great display of rugby at Lightfoot Green. It was a thrilling contest full of attacking intent, with both sides picking up a try scoring bonus point. Preston scored seven tries on […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Sheffield


Preston Grasshoppers 24-26 Sheffield made it seven wins in a row with a thrilling 26-24 victory over Preston Grasshoppers at Lightfoot Green.</h3? Sheffield came into the game in fine form, sitting third in the English National League Two North, facing a Hoppers side yet to win at home this season. Starting strongly, the hosts found […]

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Fylde vs Preston Grasshoppers


Fylde 33-27 Preston Grasshoppers An epic local derby ended in heartbreak for Preston Grasshoppers and relief for Fylde, who survived a late siege to win the last National League Two North game before the festive break. Hoppers roared out of the blocks to take a 17-point lead within 16 minutes. But the hosts fought back […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Rotherham Titans


Preston Grasshoppers 7 – 34 Rotherham Titans Preston Grasshoppers wait for a home win goes on into the New Year after a brave performance against Rotherham Titans. Ellis Causey (pictured above) scored Hoppers only try of the game as the Titans forwards were in full effect in awful conditions at Lightfoot Green. The visitors opened […]

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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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