Category Archives: Club News

Eddy Brown

16-07-2012

Preston Grasshoppers are very sad to hear of the death of former professional footballer Eddy Brown on 12 July aged 86. Edwin “Eddy” Brown was an English footballer who played as a centre forward. He played professionally for a number of clubs including Preston North End, but the peak of his career was spent with Birmingham City […]

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Doreen Thompson

16-07-2012

Doreen Thompson, wife of former Hoppers’ Chairman, President and Team Secretary, George, passed away last Friday after a long illness. The funeral will be at St John’s Broughton on Friday, 20th July at 11.30 am followed by a family committal at Preston Crematorium and afterwards at Preston Grasshoppers. The condolences of all members go out to George and […]

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AGM

15-07-2012

PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS RFC MEMBERS NOTICE Members are advised that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will take place on THURSDAY 19th JULY 2012 at 7.30 p.m. in the Clubhouse at Lightfoot Green to receive the accounts for the year May 2011 – April 2012 & to elect the officers of the Club. Nominations for all posts, plus any items of other business, must be received by […]

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Dyer on the radio

11-07-2012

Preston Grasshoppers director of rugby Gareth Dyer took to the airwaves tonight to explain how and why the club came to appoint new head coach Michael Lough. Gareth was on BBC Radio Lancashire’s sports show this evening and you can listen to him  via the iplayer by following this link. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/p00v8tfc The section of the show discussing Lough’s appointment […]

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Get involved with Preston Guild

04-07-2012

Preston Grasshoppers are looking for members from all sections of the club to be involved in the Preston Guild Community Procession which takes place on Friday 7th September. The club has entered a float in the procession which happens once every 20 years! We would like our float to represent the club as a whole […]

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Preston Guild

30-06-2012

Preston Grasshoppers are pleased to announce that we will be taking part in the Preston Guild Community Procession on Friday 7th September in Preston city centre. The club will be attempting to break the world record for the most consecutive legal (backwards) rugby passes whilst taking part in the procession. In order to begin planning for this event there […]

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Hoppers 2 Twickers Final Call

26-06-2012

Please could any remaining sponsors of the Hoppers 2 Twickers riders go to the webpage and pay in their donation using the online system there. If people are unsure of any details then please get in touch with Sean Jackson. The lads cycled from Hoppers to Twickenham in 4 days in some of the most appalling April weather […]

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Touch Rugby, Week 2

21-06-2012

Thursday evening saw the second touch rugby session, aimed at both new and existing players, held on Moor Park. Despite the pouring rain the turnout matched the first week with 60 people taking part in three games of touch rugby. Picture of the session were hard to capture so they are not of the highest […]

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‘Dad’ hits YouTube

21-06-2012

Keith ‘Dad’ Brierly is the focus of a news report which details his long career and how he has helped new club members learn the game. In the video below he talks about his first ever game for Hoppers and how he is fairing approaching his 50th season!

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Trophies

21-06-2012

Please can all winners of trophies from the senior player’s dinner return their trophies to the club office. These need to be engraved with winners names so need to be returned ASAP.

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