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PGRFC vs Birmingham Solihull

14-07-2014

Hoppers fell to their third consecutive defeat 19-20 in controversial circumstances to Birmingham Solihull who recorded just their second win of the season. The game was marred by issues regarding the clock management, which saw both halves last nearly fifty minutes, and the farce of uncontested scrums. Whatever the reason for the game changing factors […]

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Sedgley Park vs PGRFC

14-07-2014

Hoppers were denied a memorable victory after a late Sedgley Park try took the spoils in a hotly contested derby. They left with two bonus points, which will be more than most teams who visit Park Lane, but this was a case of small margins making big differences. Hoppers put in a solid performance all […]

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PGRFC vs Ampthill & District

14-07-2014

Hoppers were handed their second home defeat of the season in emphatic style as league leaders Ampthill ran in nine tries in a clinical performance to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. The visitors combination of powerful forwards, who could all handle the ball and carry well, and quick clinical backs was too much […]

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Stockport vs PGRFC

14-07-2014

Hoppers were given a real scare and were fortunate to leave The Memorial Ground with a victory over Stockport. Hoppers never really got going in this one, with the set piece surprisingly faltering and a real lack of cohesion with the ball in hand. One positive to be taken from the game however is the […]

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PGRFC vs Broadstreet

14-07-2014

Hoppers got their first home win of the season and in the process recorded back to back victories beating Broadstreet at Lightfoot Green. After a sluggish start they pulled away with an impressive second half performance running in five tries, all coming from back with wingers Sam Kendall and Lewis Allen crossing twice each. This […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Manchester

05-05-2014

Hoppers U15s  10  Manchester U15s  45 Blacksticks Blue Challenge Cup Final Well done to everyone involved with Preston Grasshoppers Under 15s. The Lancashire Cup final saw us facing Manchester who, since the Minis age rugby, have been the stand out team in the age group playing well drilled, committed, expansive rugby and securing the Lancashire […]

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PGRFC U16s vs Fylde

05-05-2014

Hoppers U16s  23  Fylde U16s  17 Blacksticks Blue Challenge Cup Final   Preston Grasshopper Under 16’s successfully brought their season to an end, against their closets rivals Fylde in the Lancashire Cup final. The game, played at the Lytham home of Fylde brought together the best two teams in the competition. Grasshoppers the winner of […]

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PGRFC U14s vs Fylde

05-05-2014

Hoppers U14s  50  Fylde U14s  0 Blacksticks Blue Challenge Cup Final This was the much anticipated repeat of last year’s final between Hoppers and Fylde who had contested the closest possible final in 2013, with Hoppers winning a drop-kick shoot out. Unlike last year, where there was gale blowing and it was wet and cold, […]

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PGRFC U14s vs Durham City

05-05-2014

Hoppers U14s  37*  Durham City U14s   7 The Under 14s hosted Durham City who were on tour to the Fylde coast this weekend, the tourists having sampled all the delights that Blackpool has to offer on Saturday afternoon and evening. Hoppers took full advantage of Durham’s resulting lethargy to storm into a lead with […]

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PGRFC U13s vs Southport

05-05-2014

Hoppers Under 13s suffered agonising deafeat in the Blacksticks Blue Junior Plate final on Sunday losing out in a drop goal shoot out after drawing with Southport 10-10 in normal time. It was a very close game and the boys played really well and just lacked a bit of luck when it mattered. Hoppers missed […]

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