Category Archives: Fourth Team

4th XV fight through tough quarter final


4th XV Fight through tough quarterfinal The 4th XV welcomed Hawcoat Park 2nds to pitch 4 for the Robinsons Brewery Shield quarterfinal last week. Hoppers kicked off with young Darryl hill chasing and Tackling the receiver who didn’t Know what hit him. The forwards were driving forward like a rampaging mob, Brown, Shadwell and Jackson all making […]

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4th XV vs Thornton Cleveleys 2nd XV


Hoppers 4ths 8-22 Thornton Cleveleys 2nds With a full complement of senior players available Captain Mortimer was having a nightmare with selection as the 4ths welcomed 2nd in the league Thornton Cleveleys to pitch 3. The game kicked off under the guidance of stand in Captain Shadwell. The 4ths receiving from kick off and were […]

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Hoppers 4ths too good for Fylde


Fylde 4th XV 10-29 Hoppers 4th XV Hoppers 4th travelled to Flyde with a strong squad available to Mick Mortimer and straight from the off they made it count! The game got off to a fast start with Flyde pilling on the pressure inside the hoppers 22 but some big hits from Stephen ‘Copper’ Lightfoot […]

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Hoppers 4th XV vs Clitheroe


4ths Fight back for the first game of the season Whilst Hoppers 1st entertained Fylde on Pitch 1 at Lightfoot green It was time for the new 4ths, having moved up to Division 4 North, to entertain Clitheroe 2nds on Pitch 2. Captain Mortimer led out a mixed team of new faces and returning old […]

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Hoppers 4’s make it 4 wins


Saturday saw Hoppers 4th XV welcome Kirby Lonsdale 2’s to Lightfoot Green for an eagerly anticipated encounter. Hoppers were hoping to continue their good home form in the league, while Kirby Lonsdale were hopping to continue their impressive run , showed by their 2nd place in the league before the game. Hoppers kicked off and […]

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4th XV back to winning ways


Saturday saw Hoppers 4th XV welcome local rivals Fleetwood to Lightfoot Green. With 2 wins and 2 losses from the opening 4 games of the season, the game was an excellent opportunity to get the season back on track. After last week’s loss away at De La Salle, captain Gray named a strong side for […]

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4th XV make it 2 in a row


Sedgley 3rd XV 17-19 Hoppers 4th XV After last week’s opening day victory, Hoppers travelled to Park Lane to take on Sedgley Park 3’s. Over the last few seasons, Sedgley have proved to be a thorn in the 4th XV’s side in tight, physical encounters. With near enough the same pack and back line as last week’s […]

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4th XV beat Tyldesley in opener


Hoppers 4th XV 22-16 Tyldesley 2nd XV Hoppers 4th XV (pictured away at Fylde last season) opened the season at Lightfoot Green on Saturday by welcoming Tyldesley 2nd XV. Superb playing conditions saw some familiar faces return in the shape of Jason Proctor, Gav McQueen and Antni Nightingale to help a young, developing team lead […]

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4th XV sneak it at Fylde


The new season began for the 4’s with the familiar journey to meet the old foe Fylde on Saturday. Having achieved promotion following a successful campaign last time we were expecting a much tougher season and a derby match against Fylde 3’s would definitely provide a good test to get the season started. The team […]

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PGRFC 4th XV vs Fylde 4th XV


Hoppers started strongly and the pack showed an early dominance shoving Fylde off the ball against the head. Early pressure from the Hoppers pack resulted in a charged down kick which was collected by Bob Leggat to score the first try of his career. Shortly after some quick hands by the Hoppers backs allowed Alan Howarth in […]

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