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Safeguarding courses at Hoppers

21-02-2012

We will be holding a Safeguarding and Protecting Young People and Vulnerable Adults course at Hoppers on the 19th March at 6:30pm in the Symons lounge. Places are available for Mini/Junior Coaches and Managers (suggestion is 2 attendees from each age group), this is an essential course for anyone involved in Mini/Junior rugby at Hoppers. Please let Jane […]

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Will Mould’s Ultimate XV

21-02-2012

In the latest of our Ultimate XV’s we bring you the thoughts of a former Hopper now living in exile “darn sarf” in the shape of former scrum half Will Mould. Will played mini rugby at Hoppers from age of 7 before enjoying an excellent schoolboy rugby career at Stonyhurst College. From there he migrated […]

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2nd’s hold on for fine victory over Macc

19-02-2012

Hoppers 2’s 23 Macclesfield 2’s 22 Eighteen points from Tom Smith saw the second team secure a hard earned victory against defending champions Macclesfield. Despite a sodden pitch and a stiff breeze Mike Lough’s men should be credited for sticking to their attacking principles. Smith scored a fine first half try to go with two […]

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Hoppers visit Upper Eden – 1987?

19-02-2012

An earlier article about memorabilia of the club being stored away and thought very little about has developed somewhat. One such discovery was unearthed a few weeks ago when stopping for refreshment on our return journey from Westoe. I happened on one of one of our past players Mark Peatfield, now living in the Kirkby […]

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