Category Archives: Under 15s

U15s overcome Leigh challenge


Hoppers U15 35*   Leigh U15  5 9th November 2014 Another fine day saw Hoppers’ first home match for a while in perfect conditions at Lightfoot Green on the second team pitch. As with Sedgley Park last week, Leigh promised to be another competitive team with a large pack, set against our mobile and versatile forwards, […]

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15s in Sedgley battle


Sedgley Park U15s  7  Hoppers U15s  37* 2nd November 2014 After a couple of weeks training Hoppers were greeted with a gorgeous day in North Manchester, with bright sunshine and excellent conditions. Sedgley Park are always competitive and turn out a large pack that are a handful, so we expected a good test. Hoppers kicked […]

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Under 15s cup opener


Liverpool St Helens U15  0  Preston Grasshoppers U15  30* Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup, first round match. With the early KO at 10:15 requiring some rushed departures for a Sunday morning, it was good that a fully operational breakfast café greeted the Hoppers as they arrived at Liverpool St Helens (LSH). Good for the parents at […]

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U15s travel to Waterloo


Waterloo U15s  12  Hoppers U15s  42* Sunday 28th Sept Hoppers made the journey down to Waterloo, and, with a squad of only 17 due to injuries and availability, were expecting a sterner test than their early season training match at Burnley, and were not dissappointed. Waterloo kicked-off and Hoppers were soon into their stride, working […]

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U15s at Burnley


Burnley RUFC U15 vs Hoppers U15 Practice game 14th September Hoppers started the season with a practice game against Burnley at their ground. The first time Hoppers had visited the Burnley ground in our age group. The practice game was split into 4 quarters to give coaches the opportunity to let as many players as […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Manchester


Hoppers U15s  10  Manchester U15s  45 Blacksticks Blue Challenge Cup Final Well done to everyone involved with Preston Grasshoppers Under 15s. The Lancashire Cup final saw us facing Manchester who, since the Minis age rugby, have been the stand out team in the age group playing well drilled, committed, expansive rugby and securing the Lancashire […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Didsbury Toc H U15s


Preston Grasshoppers RFC  30*   v Didsbury Toc H RFC  0 Lancashire Cup Round 1 – 6th October 2013 Today’s Lancashire Cup first round fixture saw us line up in a home fixture against Didsbury Toc H. Despite a growing injury list a strong squad was available for this tie. Didsbury themselves had suffered some last […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Blackburn U15s


Hoppers U15s  15   Blackburn U15s  10 Blacksticks Blue Cup Round 4 Our local rivals Blackburn are fierce competitors and having done their homework had come with a game plan in our Lancashire Cup Round 4 match this weekend. A fumble from the kick off and no one securing the ball gifted Hoppers early momentum and […]

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