The Long wait is nearly over
Photo courtesy of Mike Craig After a much publicised switch to Rugby Union, league legend Sean Long will make his home debut for Preston Grasshoppers in this weekend’s National Two North league game with Hull Ionians (kick off 2.30pm). Sean made a surprise full debut in last weekend’s win at Stockport and scored an early try.
Hull Ionians, Team News
Preston Grasshoppers vs. Hull Ionians – Kick Off 2.30pm Team News: 15. Sean Taylor 14. Matt Hughes, 13. Sean Long, 12. Russ Flynn, 11. Phil Baines, 10. Graham Holroyd, 9. Tom Smith, 1. Andy Irving, 2. Richie Sands, 3. Richard Morton, 4. Ali Atkinson 5. Alex Austin, 6. Matt Charters; Capt, 7. Killian Wallace, 8. Dominic […]
Second team come up short
Hoppers 2’s 12 Sedgley Park 2’s 22 The second team were finally vanquished by Premier League favourites Sedgley Park in a fiercely contested encounter at Lightfoot Lane. In fairness the visitors just about deserved their victory, although the margin of victory flattered the men from North Manchester. Sedgley started the stronger and scored early following […]
Hoppers win at Stockport
Stockport 20 – 30 Hoppers The Sean Long era began at Preston Grasshoppers and got off to a winning start with a hard fought victory at Stockport. Long was one of five changes made by Head Coach Dave Baldwin as Hoppers looked to get back to winning ways following last week’s defeat at Hull. Baldwin […]