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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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Sale FC 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Sale FC 2nd XV 14 Hoppers 2nd XV 45 The second team enjoyed a convincing victory over a dogged and determined Sale side at a sunny but blustery Heywood Road on Saturday afternoon. Hoppers played some great stuff, winning the battle of the breakdown, dominating the scrum and having sufficient power to break the line […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Sandback 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 64 Sandbach 2nd XV 10 The second team made it nine from nine with a comprehensive victory over bottom club Sandbach at Lightfoot Green. Hoppers overcame a number of enforced changes in their pack and a storm of near biblical proportions to retain their place as leaders of the Bateman Premier League. […]

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Liverpool St Helens 2nd XV vs PGRFC 3rd XV

17-04-2014

Liverpool St Helens 2nd XV 19-20 PGRFC 3rd XV Hoppers 3rd team finally got their first win of the season on Saturday in torrid conditions away at fellow strugglers Liverpool St Helens 2nds.  After last week’s narrow loss to Leigh, captain Gav McQueen was able to refresh the side with the return of a number of […]

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PGRFC U14s vs Sedgley Park U14s

17-04-2014

Hoppers U14s 36  Sedgley Park U14s  5 Hoppers picked up their competitive matches after the cancelled game last week against Lymm. Despite the half term and several absences, Hoppers had a good turn out of players, with around 20 players who were all used in the match. The weather was, thankfully, much better than expected […]

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Sedgley Park U12s vs PGRFC U12s

17-04-2014

Sedgley Park U12s  21   Hoppers U12s 75 Thank you all for the fantastic efforts put in today in getting the boys to the game. Fortunately the weather held off and a full mornings rugby was enjoyed by all. Sedgley are a good team and beat us at the Vale of Lune festival last year, they […]

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Stockport 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Stockport 2nd XV 8 Hoppers 2nd XV 64 The second team made it ten wins from ten with a resounding victory over a highly rated Stockport side. Hoppers’ victory was underpinned by a powerful performance from their outstanding pack. The home side’s pack were overwhelmed from the off with Preston shoving their hosts off a […]

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Penrith U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Penrith U14s  0   Hoppers U14s  82 Sunday 10th November 2013 The 150 mile round trip over the border to Penrith was made a pleasant affair with the glorious sunshine that greeted us from dawn, and the excellent club facilities looking over to the Lake District hills, covered in snow. Despite the post code on the sat […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Fylde 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 22 Fylde Hawks 19 Hoppers overcame a talented Fylde side on Saturday afternoon in an absorbing encounter which was a great advert for the Bateman Premier League. Given Saturday morning’s social media activity it was clear that the Hawks were confident of ending Preston’s winning run which extends back to mid-January. In […]

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Caldy 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Caldy 2nd XV 30 Hoppers 2nd XV 34 The second team’s victory over Caldy can only be described as a curate’s egg of a performance. The result guaranteed that Young’s men top the preliminary table before the Bateman Premier League splits into two conferences in a fortnight’s time. However they failed to make the most […]

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