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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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Chester 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Chester 2nd XV 29 Hoppers 2nd XV 40 The second team continue to set the early pace in the Bateman Premier League following a hard fought victory at a hot and sunny Chester. Preston’s first possession saw Adam Birchall score a fine try following a smart chip through by Murray. However Young’s men were unable […]

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Caldy U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Caldy U14s 7 Hoppers U14s 59 29th September 2013. The first match of season was eagerly awaited by the lads after several weeks of training. The setting was excellent, in the leafy part of the Wirral, with a beautiful sunny day – just right for Hoppers’ running style of rugby. The game was not the […]

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PGRFC U14s vs Fylde U14s

17-04-2014

Hoppers U14s 10 Fylde U14s 0 Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup First Round. 6th October 2013. The first round of the Blacksticks Blue Lancashire was at Hoppers, with another beautiful sunny day setting up a really competitive game, as usual with the two teams. Both set of supporters remembering that these were the finalists last year, […]

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PGRFC 4th XV vs Fylde 4th XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers started strongly and the pack showed an early dominance shoving Fylde off the ball against the head. Early pressure from the Hoppers pack resulted in a charged down kick which was collected by Bob Leggat to score the first try of his career. Shortly after some quick hands by the Hoppers backs allowed Alan Howarth in […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Wilmslow 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 76 Wilmslow 2nd XV 5 Preston produced their best rugby since the opening day to outclass a brave Wilmslow side. Young’s men scored twelve tries as the men from Cheshire struggled to cope with the home side’s ball retention and off-loading. The pace and poise which was missing in the last couple […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Didsbury Toc H U15s

17-04-2014

Preston Grasshoppers RFC  30*   v Didsbury Toc H RFC  0 Lancashire Cup Round 1 – 6th October 2013 Today’s Lancashire Cup first round fixture saw us line up in a home fixture against Didsbury Toc H. Despite a growing injury list a strong squad was available for this tie. Didsbury themselves had suffered some last […]

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Altrincham Kersal 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Altrincham Kersal 2nd XV 17 Hoppers 2nd XV 46 Young’s tyros made it six out of six on Saturday as they overcame a spirited AK side at Stelfox Avenue. Hoppers, who lead the Bateman Premier League, endured a forgettable first twenty minutes, conceding two fairly soft tries down their left flank. AK seemed determined to […]

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Waterloo U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Waterloo U14s  0   Hoppers U14s  61 13th October 2013 After the excitement of the cup game last week vs Fylde, Hoppers travelled back to Merseyside to play Waterloo, however the conditions were much grimmer than the past few games that were played in dry and sunny conditions. The Waterloo pitches, which belong to Merchant Taylor’s […]

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