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Preston Grasshoppers vs Blackburn


Preston Grasshoppers 21 – 19 Blackburn Conditions were very cold and damp as the teams came out in front of an almost packed stand and a big crowd braving the elements in front of the club house. Having drawn the game at Ramsgreave Drive in October, Hoppers were looking to steal some points from their […]

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Billingham vs Preston Grasshoppers


Billingham 0-22 Preston Grasshoppers As storm Malik blew its anger across the north of the country, Hoppers travelled to Billingham where the conditions were to be a major factor in the game against their rivals for promotion but, although the Premiership match at nearby Newcastle was delayed to the evening because of the weather, these […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Sandal


Preston Grasshoppers 31-10 Sandal The 1st XV are now on a good run of winning results and before the match, team Captain, Christian Taylor voiced his thoughts about the coming fixtures. ‘We’ve spoken within the squad about our performance and we feel that if we perform as we capable of doing we shouldn’t really be […]

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Macclesfield vs Preston Grasshoppers


Macclesfield 13-26 Preston Grasshoppers With six wins from the last seven games, Hoppers looked to continue their successful run with a visit to Macclesfield, a side that, since losing heavily at Lightfoot green in September, had also put together a string of very strong performances and Arnie was well aware of what faced his team, […]

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York vs Preston Grasshoppers


York 5-16 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers started the New Year with a trip across the Pennines to York and, having had the last match before Christmas postponed due to Covid–related issues, they were eager to get back to playing after a three week lay-off during which a significant number of players had been laid low with […]

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Burnage vs Preston Grasshoppers


Burnage 0-59 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers made the trip to Burnage aiming to bounce back from their defeat by Alnwick at home last week. The travelling fans were not to be disappointed. The weather was overcast and damp at the start but with little or no breeze to hamper the kickers, conditions on the artificial surface […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Alnwick


PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS 7-32 ALNWICK Hoppers flattered to deceive by starting strongly as Jacob Browne touched down in the third minute after some strong forward pressure and Tom Walker converted. But the lead was to be short-lived as, virtually from the restart, Jordan Dorrington saw yellow for a high tackle and Alnwick took full advantage, a […]

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Wirral vs Preston Grasshoppers


Wirral 14-17 Preston Grasshoppers Grasshoppers travelled to the Memorial Ground to face a side that were unbeaten at home this season and had won their last three games out of four. Conditions were Arctic as Hoppers kicked off with the strong wind behind them and were immediately under pressure as, despite driving their hosts’ scrum, […]

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Preston Grasshoppers vs Rossendale


Preston Grasshoppers 26-6 Rossendale The weather forecast was accurate for once with the rain starting as predicted just as the teams lined up for a minute’s silence in memory of Donny Sutherland, a great man, a great coach and a great Hopper. He will be missed by all who came in contact with him at […]

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Kirkby Lonsdale vs Preston Grasshoppers


Kirkby Lonsdale 5-41 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers 1st and 2nd XVs travelled to Underly Park with the senior side keen to put the memory of their last visit well behind them when, on a wet and very windy afternoon, they suffered a defeat.  From the travelling fans’ point of view it was a pleasingly different story […]

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