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Under 7s brave wet Vale

30-03-2015

Today Dillon, Ethan, Henry, Lewis, Oliver S and Zane represented Hoppers U7 at the Vale of Lune tournament. We didn’t come back with any silverware but I can safely say the boys did a great job and did our U7 group proud. We got off to a tricky start playing a well organised and fast […]

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Under 16s close out Vale

26-03-2015

Hoppers U16s  44   Vale of Lune U16s  0 Sunday 15th March Early in preseason we were grateful of Vale of Lune’s hospitality on a simply glorious September morning when they hosted us in a triangular friendly with Keswick. Playing on the first team pitch, enjoying the gorgeous weather and seeing early promise that our preseason […]

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2nd XV Frustrated at Macclesfield

23-03-2015

Macclesfield 2nd XV 38-22 Hoppers 2nd XV  The second team last won the Bateman Premier League in 2012 and their record over the last four years compares favourably to their rivals. Unfortunately the anomaly of the league format has counted against them and they’ve come up short despite their best efforts to repeat the feat. […]

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2nd XV through to final

17-03-2015

Hoppers 2nd XV 56-0 Sandbach 2nd XV The second team eased into the final of the Brooke Edgley Specialist Technical Services Cup with a comprehensive win over a spirited but ultimately outclassed Sandbach side. In a match that was delayed by 45 minutes the visitors deserve credit for the way they kept battling whilst they […]

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PGRFC vs Harrogate

08-03-2015

Hoppers snapped a run of three consecutive defeats with a convincing home win against Harrogate. After putting in impressive displays in the last two games against sides in the top three, and recording losing bonus points, Hoppers used the positive momentum to record their second home win over a top 6 side. The only downside […]

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Ladies win at Hull

04-03-2015

Hoppers posted their fifth win of the season at Hull on Sunday. From the start they put pressure on the Hull defence and after 10 minutes were rewarded with a try form Olivia who went over in the corner after a good combination between the forwards and the backs. The next 20 minutes were hotly […]

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Under 16s exit cup at Warrington

04-03-2015

Warrington U16s  30   Hoppers U16s  29 Blacksticks Blue Cup Quarter Final 1st March 2015 The Lancashire Cup quarter final away to Warrington was arguably the most compelling fixture of the Round with reports of both teams playing well and appearing to be well matched. On a good sized well presented pitch and relatively kind weather […]

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Under 15s march on at Southport

03-03-2015

Southport U15  12   Hoppers U15  41 Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup Quarter Final 1st March 2015. Hoppers visited Southport again, having already played them away in the pool game, and if successful, we will play there again in the final this year. Southport are always a handful, with a big set of both forwards and backs. […]

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Under 15s freeze out Oldham

03-03-2015

Hoppers U15  35*   Oldham U15   5 Sunday 22nd Feb. Hoppers were back in action after a couple of weeks training, with their first ever fixture against Oldham RUFC. The match was on the first team pitch, with a good turn out of spectators despite the weather. There was driving rain and, with the freezing cold, […]

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2nd XV slip at Sedgley

02-03-2015

Sedgley Tigers 2nd XV 36-15 Hoppers 2nd XV The second team saw their title chances dented on Saturday as they succumbed to a disciplined and clinical Tigers side. Hoppers remain at the upper reaches of Conference A but their destiny depends on other results and they can ill afford any further setbacks. The match started […]

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