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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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PGRFC 2nd XV vs Sedgley Park 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Hoppers 2nd XV 19 Sedgley Tigers 2nd XV 24 The second team lost consecutive games for the first time since 2011 in an enthralling encounter at Lightfoot Green on Saturday. In a match high on quality and intensity, a converted try seven minutes from time proved the difference. The Tigers vanquished Hoppers for the first […]

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Caldy 2nd XV vs PGRFC 2nd XV

17-04-2014

Caldy 2nd XV 13 Hoppers 2nd XV 18 Hoppers returned to winning ways after two frustrating defeats with a hard fought but ultimately deserved victory on the Wirral peninsular. The result maintains Hopper’s Bateman Premier League title aspirations although they will need to remain unbeaten if they are to regain the title. Young’s men were […]

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Southport U14s vs PGRFC U14s

17-04-2014

Southport U14  0  Hoppers U14 30* Blacksticks Blue (Lancashire) Cup. Hoppers played their final game in the pool stages knowing that, having already qualified for the knock out stages, a win would see them finish first in the Group 1 table. The weather was very cold, but there was little wind and a firm, dryish […]

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