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Sedgley Park vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Preston Grasshoppers were brought down to earth from last weeks high scoring victory as Sedgley Park ran in ten tries to secure second spot and condemn Hoppers to their heaviest defeat of the season. The hosts benefited was a number of mistakes from Hoppers with a uncharacteristic amount of poor tackling and an inability, in […]

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PGRFC vs Huddersfield

14-07-2015

Hoppers put relegated Huddersfield to the sword with an eight try victory that guarantees National 2 rugby next season. This was a free flowing open game as Huddersfield came to play an expansive game that played right into Hoppers hands as they capitalised on mistakes and played some attractive rugby to entertain a bumper crowd. […]

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Leicester Lions vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

After the game, a philosophical Head Coach Garth Dew reflected: “The better side won today. We played some good attacking rugby at times but did not take our chances. Our set piece was good and John Mackenzie was a revelation at No.8 and the goal-line defence solid for most of the game. But we failed […]

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PGRFC vs Harrogate

14-07-2015

Preston Grasshoppers produced the most resilient of defensive displays to grind out a hard fought win over Harrogate, despite being down to 14 men. Harrogate will wonder how they didn’t capitalise on the man advantage, and were 6-0 up from the boot of Lewis Minikin before Pete Altham was given his marching orders by referee […]

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Sandal vs PGRFC

14-07-2015

Hoppers stopped a run of four straight defeats with a bonus point win away at struggling Sandal. After a difficult few weeks with results and performances going against them they managed to leave Yorkshire with the full five points and move up to eighth in the table. Sandal played some attractive rugby and controlled the […]

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PGRFC vs Luctonians

14-07-2015

Hoppers fell to their third successive defeat as Luctonians climbed out of the bottom three with a bonus point win at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers played well in patches and deserved the half time lead but they fell back into the early season trap of over playing situations and making silly mistakes and mental errors. There […]

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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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