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New kit deal with Akuma Sports announced


Preston Grasshoppers RFC, who boast 6 senior Men’s teams, a Women’s team, 2 Colts teams and a 500 strong Mini Junior section, are thrilled to announce the signing of a new contract with Akuma Sports as their official kit supplier. Akuma Sports were chosen for their high quality and innovative designs, and will be outfitting […]

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HopFest 2024 – All you need to know


Hopfest 2024 – All you need to know! Opening times Friday – Noon to 11pm, bar closes at 10.30pm. Saturday – Noon to 11pm, bar closes at 10.30pm. Tickets You must have a valid ticket purchased via There will be no tickets available on the door. Keep an eye on social media for latest […]

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HopFest 2024 Programme


Please see below for the HopFest 2024 Event Programme. The programme contains details about the event which takes place this weekend including beer tasting notes, our music lineup as well as information on all of the sponsors who are supporting the event. Tickets for the event can still be purchased at the link below. Hopfest […]

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Club closure due to Hopfest


Hopfest takes place on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th July Due to the significant technical work that is required in the cellar and around the club, the clubhouse and 1869 bar will be closed from Wednesday 10th July, re-opening at 4pm on Tuesday 16th July. We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience whilst […]

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Alan Cooper


The club has been advised of the passing of the former A team captain, Alan Cooper. Sadly, Alan passed away just 5 days after the death of his wife. Alan was a regular spectator at first team games until recently and our deepest sympathies are with his family and friends at this time. Funeral arrangements […]

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500 Club – June 2024 Winners


Congratulations to the June 2024 winners of the 500 Club. 1st Prize – £250 – Ben King 2nd Prize – £85 – Rob Snape 3rd Prize  – £35 – John Chesworth £715 goes into the fund for working on club projects and £120 to the Christmas Super Draw pot. Thank you to all of those […]

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2024-25 Hospitality Bookings


Pre-Match Hospitality bookings go on sale on Monday 1st July. To book, please email the office with your interest at or ring 01772 863546. Places are priced at £35 per head (Premium games £40) which includes a 2-course meal as well as entry to the game. Some games are themed as can be seen […]

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500 Club – May 2024 Winners


Congratulations to the May 2024 winners of the 500 Club. 1st Prize – £250 – Paul Carroll 2nd Prize – £85 – John Dewhurst 3rd Prize  – £35 – Andrew Holding £715 goes into the fund for working on club projects and £120 to the Christmas Super Draw pot. Thank you to all of those […]

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Fixtures 2024/25 National North 2


The Fixtures for the 2024/25 season have been announced with Hoppers starting by hosting Chester on Saturday 7th September followed by a trip to Fylde on the 14th. Please follow the link below to visit the England Rugby website where fixtures for the full National League 2 North season can be viewed. Details on pre-match […]

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1869 Bar – Monday Closures


Following analysis of previous performance data and careful consideration of impact upon members and patrons, the management committee have voted to close the 1869 Bar on Mondays. It was clear that Monday is by far the quietest trading evening of the week and revenue falls well short of covering operating costs. The revised opening hours […]

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