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Sheffield Tigers vs Preston Grasshoppers


Sheffield Tigers 32-26 Preston Grasshoppers A youthful Preston Grasshoppers side suffered a 32-26 defeat on the road against Sheffield Tigers at Dore Moor. Scores from Jack Lightowler (pictured above), Harry Holden, Tyler Spence and a late penalty try saw Hoppers pick up two bonus points in a much-improved performance. Head Coach Alex Keay had rung […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Leeds Tykes


Preston Grasshoppers 14-45 Leeds Tykes Preston Grasshoppers put up a fight in the rain, but Leeds Tykes showcased their promotion aspirations with six tries at Lightfoot Lane. Hoppers were hoping to bounce back following defeat to Hull last week, while Tykes were looking to maintain their unbeaten run this season, with 18 wins from 18 […]

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Hull vs Preston Grasshoppers


Hull 40-33 Preston Grasshoppers Poor tackling Hoppers undoing. Having been stuck in traffic on the journey to Hull, Hoppers got off to a flying start, with three tries in the first half, in front of a sparse crowd of about fifty supporters. Hull kicked off in bright, still conditions, resulting in a line out to […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Hull Ionians


Preston Grasshoppers 44-35 Hull Ionians Preston Grasshoppers finally got their first home win of the season as they beat Hull Ionians 44-35 in a great display of rugby at Lightfoot Green. It was a thrilling contest full of attacking intent, with both sides picking up a try scoring bonus point. Preston scored seven tries on […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Sheffield


Preston Grasshoppers 24-26 Sheffield made it seven wins in a row with a thrilling 26-24 victory over Preston Grasshoppers at Lightfoot Green.</h3? Sheffield came into the game in fine form, sitting third in the English National League Two North, facing a Hoppers side yet to win at home this season. Starting strongly, the hosts found […]

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Fylde vs Preston Grasshoppers


Fylde 33-27 Preston Grasshoppers An epic local derby ended in heartbreak for Preston Grasshoppers and relief for Fylde, who survived a late siege to win the last National League Two North game before the festive break. Hoppers roared out of the blocks to take a 17-point lead within 16 minutes. But the hosts fought back […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Rotherham Titans


Preston Grasshoppers 7 – 34 Rotherham Titans Preston Grasshoppers wait for a home win goes on into the New Year after a brave performance against Rotherham Titans. Ellis Causey (pictured above) scored Hoppers only try of the game as the Titans forwards were in full effect in awful conditions at Lightfoot Green. The visitors opened […]

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Lymm vs Preston Grasshoppers


Lymm 46 – 22 Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers Head Coach Alex Keay was left furious after his side capitulated in a 46-22 defeat away to Lymm in freezing conditions. Tries from Jake Rimmer, Sam Townsley, Alistair Murray and Jack Lightowler may have salvaged a four-score bonus point, but there were few positives to take from […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Wharfedale


Preston Grasshoppers 22-35 Wharfedale The search for a home win goes on for Preston Grasshoppers after slipping to a 35-22 defeat against Wharfedale at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers fell short despite tries from Jack Lightowler, Scott Richardson and Sam Townsley, with the visitors capitalising on Preston’s inconsistency. Two back-to-back away wins had propelled Hoppers up the […]

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Billingham vs Preston Grasshoppers


Billingham 24-38 Preston Grasshoppers A ruthless first-half display saw Preston Grasshoppers beat Billingham 38-24 to pick up a second consecutive away win. Hoppers were at their clinical best with tries from Jack Wilkinson, Tyler Spence, Ben Dorrington, Ciaran O’Donnell and a Jacob Browne double (pictured above), which saw them secure maximum points at Greenwood Road. […]

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