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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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Burnage 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Burnage 2nd XV 12 Hoppers 2nd XV 53 Hoppers maintained their position as early pacesetters in the Bateman Premier League with a well deserved win over Burnage. Young’s youngsters played some attractive rugby although their hosts’ aggression and scrambling defence meant that the men from Lightfoot Green had to fight hard for their win. Hoppers […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Sedgley Park 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 22 Sedgley Tigers 2nd XV 21 After three rounds John Young’s second team top the Bateman Premier League on points difference after a workmanlike but ultimately deserved victory against their old foes from Whitefield. Hoppers greeted the final whistle with a mixture of relief and frustration as they maintained their recent dominance […]

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