Category Archives: First Team

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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Preston Grasshoppers vs Fylde


Preston Grasshoppers 27 – 41 Fylde Preston Grasshoppers suffered another derby day defeat, going down 27-41 to Fylde in front of a bumper crowd at a sunkissed Lightfoot Green. Hoppers started the day in third place after an opening day bonus point 34-43 away win at Tynedale and hoped to continue that momentum against a […]

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Tynedale vs Preston Grasshoppers


Tynedale 38-43 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers kicked off their National League 2 North campaign with a testing trip to Tynedale. The Lightfoot Green outfit had a very positive pre-season winning all their warm-up games, so hopes were high. The early exchanges went the way of Tynedale whose heavier pack dominated and delivered two tries in […]

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PGRFC vs Wharfedale


Preston Grashoppers 27-12 Wharfedale ……. And so, we come full circle. The season opened in the Yorkshire Dales where we rapidly realised that life in National 2 North was not a walk in the park, as we were soundly beaten by a well-established Wharfedale XV, 57 – 18. But, since then the squad has grown […]

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Rotherham vs PGRFC


Rotherham Titans 38-7 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers conceded six tries and had prop Oga Mabaya sent off early in the second half in their final away game of the National League Two North season. Rotherham Titans scored three tries in each half, while Hoppers’ only response was a converted try by winger Will Clapham in […]

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PGRFC vs Blaydon


Preston Grasshoppers 33-21 Blaydon Preston Grasshoppers secured a 33-21 bonus point win over Blaydon but lacked ruthlessness at Lightfoot Green. Tries from Jake Maher, Will Hunt, Oli Trippier, Jacob Browne and Alastair Murray were the difference between the sides in Hoppers’ penultimate home game. The already relegated visitors played with freedom and were ahead after […]

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Hull Ionians vs PGRFC


Hull Ionians 33-29 Preston Grasshoppers RFC With much recent discussion centred on our security in NL2N next season, the trip to Hull needed to reap some points to give a little breathing space between Hoppers and the two teams below them. Ionians had been in the top four for most of the season but had […]

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