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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Macclesfield 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 29 Macclesfield 2nd XV 20 Hoppers enjoyed an extremely satisfying and thoroughly deserved victory over the Conference A leaders on Saturday afternoon. After weeks of inconsistency and ill fortune, Young’s men put in a performance reminiscent of their early season form which saw them win fourteen straight games. Whilst a title challenge […]

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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Caldy 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 52 Caldy 2nd XV 0 Preston secured a comfortable victory at a sunny Lightfoot Lane to consolidate their place in the upper reaches of Bateman Conference A. Young’s men score eight tries and at times displayed some smart offloading and potent back play. However at times they lacked patience and concentration. There […]

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Stockport 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Stockport 2nd XV 25 Hoppers 2nd XV 39 The second team secured a deserved victory at Stockport on Saturday and kept alive their hopes of securing runners-up spot in the Bateman Premier League. When the season ends Young & Co will doubtless look back upon the campaign with a mixture of frustration and relief. The […]

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Fylde 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

13-04-2014

The second team slipped to a frustrating defeat at the Woodlands on Friday night as the Fylde Hawks ran out winners by 26 points to 20. Hoppers enjoyed the lion’s share of territory and possession whilst Fylde were in the main restricted to long range forays. Young’s men dominated the early exchanges but spilled the […]

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Sedgley Park 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

13-04-2014

The second team finished the season on an extremely encouraging note by beating the newly crowned Bateman Premier League champions. Since winning their first fourteen games Young’s men have endured a frustrating time of things, hindered by a devastating injury list and a loss of form and confidence. As a result their last game was […]

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PGRFC vs Stourbridge

29-03-2014

Hoppers fell to their fifth loss in their last six games as they were beaten by Stourbridge and remain perilously close to the bottom three. The visitors put in a clinical display soaking up plenty of Hoppers territory and possession before capitalising on their chances in the 22 to secure a try bonus point. Hoppers […]

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Luctonians vs PGRFC

15-03-2014

Luctonians 22 – 7 Preston Grasshoppers Hoppers headed home empty handed after a disappointing defeat to Luctonians at Mortimer Park on Saturday. The visitors were well beaten by a Luctonians side who are fighting to stay out of a relegation battle with only a handful of games left to play in Division 2 North. It […]

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Chester vs PGRFC

22-02-2014

Preston Grasshoppers ran another of the leagues high flying clubs close but had to settle for leaving Hare Lane with a losing bonus point. In a game of contrasting halves Hoppers embarked on a spirited late comeback after Chester had controlled the majority of possession and territory and could have been well clear at the […]

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Birmingham Solihull vs PGRFC

01-02-2014

Hoppers returned from the midlands with all five points after an impressive win over Birmingham Solihull. There was revenge on their minds after the Bees had won a controversial game at Lightfoot Green earlier in the season, due to uncontested scrums and the use of replacements. Add poor weather conditions into the mix and this […]

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PGRFC vs Sedgley Park

25-01-2014

Preston Grasshoppers put in a total team performance to record an impressive victory over local rivals Sedgley Park. Built around a solid performance from the pack, at the set piece and in the loose, Hoppers were able to control the ball and the clock for large periods of time and stifle the attacking prowess of […]

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