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Under 14s march continues

25-01-2018

The under 14s entertained Wigan in a friendly fixture on Sunday. With a number of boys absent with the dreaded lurgy, Hoppers had only 16 players and were up against the leaders of the pool above them in the Junior Challenge. After a few words in the warm up the boys took to the field […]

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Under 16s explore their options

10-10-2017

Hoppers U16  46  Bury U16s  14 MATCH REPORT Anyone out there a fan of the good old English breakfast? I am. It is quite a varied term “English Breakfast”. To some it is the gentle crinkle of a crisp bowl of Kellogg’s with ice cold milk. To some of the more afflicted amongst us it […]

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Under 12s season openers

09-10-2017

Lancs Under 12 Waterfall competition September 25th 2017 So the first week of fixtures for season finally came around and with it the under 12’s first tasting of Lancashire Cup rugby, with the first round of the season waterfall tournament. The double headed fixture brought Southport and Vale of Lune across to Hoppers, two very […]

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Under 16s open Cup campaign

28-09-2017

Leigh U16s 0 Hoppers U16s 30* Lancs Cup Round 2 A once proclaimed ethic of the ancient tribe of the eco warrior “Reduce Reuse Recycle” was uttered with a vitriolic chorus at meetings of the bold and brave councils on our sheltered isle. Following a ultimately well earned and prestigious plate final for the Under […]

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Under 9s go close at Festival

29-04-2016

The under 9s managed to field three teams at this year’s Hoppers’ festival, despite being down to 21 players through injury and withdrawals. It was always going to be tough playing without substitutes but the lads did themselves proud with Hoppers White losing in the semi-final of the cup to the eventual (and deserved) winners […]

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Under 10s at the Hoppers Festival

27-04-2016

So another season draws to a close and a tough season it has been, with the weather proving the toughest opponent this year, but nothing is over until a wonderful days rugby at the Hoppers Festival. The under 10’s submitted two teams into the festival this year (Green and White).  Hoppers Green had been drawn […]

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Under 7s enjoy Hoppers Festival

26-04-2016

The Under 7’s had 4 teams entered in this years Festival, plus, as a bonus, a team from the Under 6’s was also entered. The Under 6’s had a terrific introduction to what’s in store for them next season, getting to the Semi-Finals of the 4th place Bowl trophy where they faced the Under 7 […]

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Under 10s match report catch-up

14-04-2016

Sunday 3rd April HOME to Bolton and Wigan Today we had two teams visiting us at Hoppers, Wigan and Bolton.  Both are teams we have faced before, so had some idea what we were going to face.  The day did not disappoint with some lovely dry weather, however the pitches were reasonably hard going in […]

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Under 10s have busy weekend

22-03-2016

Saturday 12th March vs Bowden This weekend the under 10’s found themselves with an extra days rugby and thankfully the weather decided to play to allow this to happen.  With it came a touring team from Bowden, a team we have only previously seen at Manchester festival. Hoppers were split into two teams to face […]

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Under 16s crash out at Collegiate

16-03-2016

Liverpool Collegiate U16s 30*   Hoppers U16s 0 Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup Quarter Final 6th March 2016 Hoppers U16s were drawn away at Liverpool Collegiate in the quarter finals of the Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup competition. Hoppers had a bare 15 players to start with – the squad ravaged by unavailability due to injury and, mostly, […]

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