Category Archives: Club News

Latest Hoppers Lottery Winners

07-03-2019

Please see below for the latest list of Hoppers Community Lottery Winners. 50% of the proceeds from the lottery go into the prize fund whilst the other 50% go into vital club improvements. For example recent work has included: Safety work in the stand with new lighting and anti-slip to the steps Replacement of the […]

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Weekend Bar Staff Wanted

04-03-2019

Are you Passionate, Dedicated, Take Pride in what you do and feel you can make a difference? Then Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club could be for you. It’s not just about the Rugby, we are a multi-sport organisation with a rich vein of history and were looking to add to our weekend Bar team Due to […]

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Bernard Lea

27-02-2019

The club is saddened to hear that long time member and supporter Bernard Lea has passed away following an illness. Bernard was a founder member of Lea Hough and Co. Chartered Surveyors. He will be sadly missed and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this difficult time. The funeral will take place […]

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Code of Conduct

18-02-2019

There have been a number of unfortunate incidents at other rugby clubs that have caused PGRFC to consider what advice we give about behaviour, use of social media, etc and how we make our expectations clear. The most recent of these incidents has resulted in an Ulster rugby supporter receiving a lifetime ban from the […]

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Sesquicentenary Dinner Tickets

25-01-2019

The Club invites applications for the second round of tickets for the Sesquicentenary Dinner. Up to four applications per member or former player may be made and in the event of over subscription tickets will be allocated on a discretionary basis recognising an individual’s contribution to the Hoppers over the years. Those who applied in […]

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Social Player of the Month November

09-12-2018

Congratulations to November Social Player of the Month Mark (Singy) Singleton. What he lacks in height Mark makes up for on the pitch and gives it 110% every game hitting every ruck and maul although the same can’t always be said if his lineout throwing! He will play for any team needed and has been […]

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Club Announcement – Richard Ellis

07-12-2018

The club is concerned to report that Club General Manager Richard Ellis has recently been diagnosed with bone cancer. Richard is to undergo surgery to remove a tumour on his pelvis and will be absent from the club for an extended period of recovery and rehabilitation commencing early in the new year. The management committee are […]

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Silver Cigarette Box

05-12-2018

I’m very pleased to report a recent meeting with Mrs Liz Hedley whose family, and in particular brother Bill have kindly gifted Preston Grasshoppers an inscribed silver cigarette casket for display as part of our forthcoming 150thAnniversary celebrations. It is their wish that it will remain with the club as a fitting tribute to a […]

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6 Nations Tickets on sale to Members

18-11-2018

Following the expiration of the Vice President’s application period for tickets to England’s 2019 Six Nations games the club can confirm that tickets for both the Scotland and France games are now on general sale to members in the club’s events shop. The tickets are being sold on a first come first served basis with […]

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Dyer dissects season so far

13-11-2018

With a third of the season having passed we took the opportunity to catch up with Head of Rugby Operations Gareth Dyer to get his take on the opening 10 games of the campaign. With a third of the season now complete how would you rate the teams overall performance so far? It’s been a […]

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