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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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Fleetwood U12s vs PGRFC U12s

17-04-2014

Fleetwood  0  Hoppers  19 Ok “Hopperites”, where are you right now? Are you in your night attire, relaxing in an armchair as the sound of “Sky cops” fills the air and the subtle text of Sue Townsends Adrian Mole fills the synapses (Ya’ Bonce for non-rubbish talkers like me). Or could you be sat in […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Birkenhead Park 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 107 Birkenhead Park 2nd XV 3 The second team rounded off the preliminary ladder of the Bateman Premier League with a ruthless 17 try demolition of Birkenhead Park at Lightfoot Green. The visitors arrived in Preston and duly announced that they were unable to field a competent front row and their struggle […]

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Eccles U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Eccles U14s  26  Hoppers U14s  56* Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup. Sunday 1/12/13. After a couple of weeks lay off as other teams had cried off, Hoppers U14s were raring to go in the next round of the Lancashire Cup. Eccles had only narrowly lost in a previous round to Fylde, so we were expecting a […]

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PGRFC U15s vs Blackburn U15s

17-04-2014

Hoppers U15s  15   Blackburn U15s  10 Blacksticks Blue Cup Round 4 Our local rivals Blackburn are fierce competitors and having done their homework had come with a game plan in our Lancashire Cup Round 4 match this weekend. A fumble from the kick off and no one securing the ball gifted Hoppers early momentum and […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Fylde 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 36 Fylde Hawks 0 The second team got their Bateman Conference A campaign off to the perfect start with convincing victory over Fylde Hawks. If truth be told the scoreline flattered the visitors as Hoppers dominated territory and possession. The Hawks were restricted to sporadic sorties into the Preston half whilst Young’s […]

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PGRFC U14s vs Warrington U14s

17-04-2014

Hoppers U14s 30* – Warrington U14s 0 Blacksticks Blue Lancashire Cup. Sunday 15/12/13. Another really good day for rugby with mild, still conditions and firm ground underfoot. Hoppers were aiming to continue their strong performance in the Cup that sees them unbeaten at the top of the Group A, from Fylde in second place. Warrington […]

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Macclesfield 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Macclesfied 2nd XV 22 Hoppers 2nd XV 7 The second team lost for the first team since January at a windy and muddy Priory Lane. In a run which has seen them beat all comers Hoppers were eventually vanquished by old nemesis’ Macclesfield. The Lions were the last team to overcome Young’s men and ultimately […]

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