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Otley vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Otley 15-8 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers fell to their first defeat of 2016 ending a run of seven matches unbeaten when they came unstuck at Cross Green against Otley. Otley had a very simple game plan, with the heavy pitch and swirling wind aiding them, to kick to the corners and try and make it a set […]

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PGRFC vs Tynedale

14-07-2015

Preston Grasshoppers 39 – 16 Tynedale Preston Grasshoppers increased their unbeaten run to seven games with a bonus point win over Tynedale at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers were well deserved winners but it was the visitors who put points on the board first, via a penalty from fly half Matthew Outson. Sean Taylor, making his 150th […]

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South Leicester vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to defeat at Welford Road Ground as South Leicester’s big pack dominated a match played in difficult conditions with a strong wind affecting the game. The cross wind meant the game was played heavily in one quarter of the pitch as both teams struggled to get out of the corner but South Leicester […]

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PGRFC vs Broadstreet

14-07-2015

Hoppers stretched their unbeaten run to six games with a dominant bonus point win over struggling Broadstreet. Based around a solid display from the pack, which destroyed the visiting scrum and controlled the tempo of the game, Hoppers recorded their first home 5 point haul since October. Sean Taylor scored twice, and added 11 points […]

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PGRFC vs Stourbridge

14-07-2015

Hoppers put in a dominating performance to beat high flying Stourbridge 29-18 at Lightfoot Green. Ally Murray scored twice and Sean Taylor added 19 points from the tee as Hoppers recorded the double over Stour who lie second in the table and will be looking for promotion. With victories over the teams occupying second and […]

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Caldy vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers registered there second consecutive away draw as Caldy mounted a second half comeback to tie at Paton Field. In a classic ‘game of two halves’ Hoppers took a 13 -0 lead into the break only for Caldy to come out a different team in the second period and had a chance to snatch a […]

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PGRFC vs Macclesfield

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to a fourth straight defeat, the third in a row at home, as Macclesfield ran in six tries to move closer to the title and promotion. The visitors controlled the game from the start and while Hoppers looked to mount a comeback midway through the second half the league leaders showed their class […]

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Sale FC vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers started 2016 with a draw at Heywood Road against a Sale FC side in their first season in National 2 North. Sale have a good record at home with five of their six wins this season coming on home soil but its a tribute to Hoppers recent resurgence that they were disappointed not to […]

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PGRFC vs Sedgley Park

14-07-2015

A superb comeback saw Hoppers claim an excellent win in difficult conditions against their high flying neighbours Sedgley Park in front of a bumper Christmas crowd. A boisterous home crowd must have been nervous with the visitors crossing the line twice in the first ten minutes but Hoppers showed the recent resilience and excellent wet […]

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Huddersfield vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers made the short trip across the Pennine’s to record a superb win in awful conditions against struggling Huddersfield. With both teams finding themselves at the wrong end of the table this really was a must win and Hoppers set about their task in a positive but intelligent way, playing the conditions much better than […]

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