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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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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Macclesfield 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 31 Macclesfield 2nd XV 8 The second team produced their best performance of the season as they overpowered last season’s champions Macclesfield at a sunny Lighfoot Green. A healthy crowd were treated to an entertaining clash between two well drilled sides in what was a great advert for the Bateman Premier League. […]

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Fleetwood U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Fleetwood U14s   0   Hoppers U14s   30* 20 October 2013 –  Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup round 2 The second round of the pool games was away against Fleetwood at Melbourne Avenue. The weather started with clear blue skies, and promised a dry pitch for once, suited to Hoppers expansive style of play. This was Fleetwood though! By […]

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Ashton-under-Lyne U13s vs PGRFC U13s

17-04-2014

Ashton Under Lyne U13s  22   Hoppers U13s  24 Sunday 20th October The u13’s won their opening game 24-22 away at Aston-u-Lyne in the Blackstick’s Blue Lancs Cup. Grasshoppers started well dominating up front winning several scrums against the head and producing good turnover ball. Benedict Rainford opened the scoring with an interception try. 2 more […]

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