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Under 14s success at Lymm

12-10-2015

Lymm U14s  17  Hoppers U14s   19 11th October 2015 To those of you that are familiar with Radio 4, Sunday afternoon finds a spot for the contemplation of poetry modern and old. Poetry is a sincere literal appeal to the senses of the listener. A mode of showing emotion and expression that cannot be simply […]

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2nd XV see off Stockport

09-10-2015

Hoppers 2nd XV see off Stockport in a comfortable win. Hunger and confidence are two virtues that every Rugby player should have, so when golfing legend Arnie Palmer said that “Concentration comes from a combination of confidence and hunger” it was the tally from that formula that the coaches demanded upon Stockport’s visit to Lightfoot […]

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Under 9s success at Manchester

07-10-2015

This weekend the Under 9s travelled to the Manchester Festival with a squad of 10 players. The festival format consisted of the squad playing in two pools of 4. On the conclusion of the 6 games PGH were unbeaten having scored 38 tries and only conceded 4. In addition the team were awarded the “Fair Play” […]

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4th XV back to winning ways

06-10-2015

Saturday saw Hoppers 4th XV welcome local rivals Fleetwood to Lightfoot Green. With 2 wins and 2 losses from the opening 4 games of the season, the game was an excellent opportunity to get the season back on track. After last week’s loss away at De La Salle, captain Gray named a strong side for […]

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Under 7s first Tournament

06-10-2015

The Under 7s took part in the Manchester festival this weekend and the boys and girls were marvellous given their limited involvement in tournaments and it was an eye opener for the coaches also. Everyone had a great day and all that turned up had plenty of game play. We played 6 games in total […]

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U10s at Manchester Festival

06-10-2015

A team of eleven under 10’s made the trip across to Manchester for their Rugby festival and what would be the first fully competitive rugby the team has played this year. A glorious day greeted us, which set the day up perfectly for some excellent rugby to be played. We were put in a group […]

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5th XV so close at Blackpool

05-10-2015

Blackpool 36 – 33 Hoppers 5th XV This was a definite game of two halves for the fifths away at Blackpool. One, which ultimately left the players disappointed with a loss. However a remarkable second half comeback suggests a win is not far away. The game started brightly for Hoppers, as Jack Allan was driven […]

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Big win for 2nd XV at Vale

02-10-2015

Hoppers 2nd XV come away from Vale of Lune with a convincing 5-64 win. With the injury list resembling the cast of extras in the 1970s Korean War sitcom M.A.S.H, it was fair to say that the Hoppers coaching staff had a challenging week selection wise. After last week’s ‘Hara-kiri’ the message was to cast […]

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2nd XV fall to Fylde

23-09-2015

Hoppers 2nd XV fall short to neighbours Fylde in a closely fought contest. The American author, H. Jackson Brown Junior wrote in his New York Times Best Seller; ‘Life’s Little Instruction Book’, that “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you have no control over its direction”. […]

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3rd XV outmuscle Wirral

22-09-2015

PGRFC 3rd XV 27-15 WIRRAL RFC 2nd XV Hoppers 3rds got back to winning ways on Saturday with victory over Wirral 2nd’s in a red hot encounter at Lightfoot Green.  Having been on the end of two heavy defeats against this opposition last time the 3rds were in Division 1, the boys knew they would […]

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