Hoppers head to local rivals Fylde tomorrow for what should be a Christmas Cracker of a National League 2 North game.
Due to a technical problem with the floodlights at The Woodlands, kick off is scheduled for the earlier time of 2pm.
Hoppers come into the game looking to break a run of 3 defeats against Wharfedale, Lymm and Rotherham Titans. Fylde on the other hand will be looking for a third consecutive win after wins against Hull Ionians and Otley.
The league table sees Fylde sitting in 6th position on 35 points where as Hoppers are in 11th on 26 points.
The danger man to watch for is Fylde hooker Ben Gregory who has averaged a try per game with 12 to date. For Hoppers, Jack Wilkinson and Tyler Spence lead the way with 7 each. Top points scorer for Fylde is fly-half Greg Smith. For Hoppers, Will Hunt is not far behind with 91. Lists for National 2 North are below for context.
Scott RICHARDSON (C)