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Job Vacancy – Sous Chef

17-07-2019

The club is looking to appoint a full time Sous Chef to join the catering team at Preston Grasshoppers RFC. The job is full time based on 40 hours per week with 28 days paid holidays. Please see below for a full job description. Job DescriptionSupporting the head chef in the general running of the […]

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Dave Hallam

29-06-2019

We are saddened to hear that former member, club tourist and long time supporter of the club Dave Hallam passed away this week. His funeral will be held at Preston Crematorium this Thursday (4th July) at 4pm followed by drinks at the Withy Trees. Our thoughts are with Dave’s friends and family at this difficult […]

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Sale Sharks Rugby Camps

28-06-2019

Sale Sharks are holding another 2 day rugby camp at Hoppers this summer.  The camps are aimed at players from U7 to U12. Dates:  19th and 20th August To book on the course please follow this link:  BOOK HERE

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Community Rugby Coach news

18-06-2019

Hoppers Community Rugby Coach Alex Ward is leaving the post as his contract comes to an end this summer. Alex, a key member of the promotion winning 1st team of two seasons ago and a 1st team squad member this season, will be missed by all Mini/Junior age groups and schools that he has coached. […]

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Air Ambulance Fun Day At Hoppers

12-06-2019

We are delighted to be the host venue for the Family Fun Day for North West Air Ambulance on Sunday 28th July. This external event is being organised by Mandy Grant and Rebecca Field and will raise money in aid of the North West Air Ambulance Charity. There will be 50 stalls including a raffle […]

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Hoppers Match Day Hospitality Booking For Next Season Is Now Live On the Website

28-05-2019

Now that next season’s fixtures have been announced, the home games have been added to the club shop on the website so match day hospitality can be booked. This includes the Hoppers vs Fylde game on December 21st For this game there are two hospitality offerings in the Dooley Suite and a hospitality marquee. The […]

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Hoppers to exhibit at the Harris

27-05-2019

Preston Grasshoppers is delighted to have been asked to exhibit at the Harris Museum in Preston. The exhibition coincides with the start of our sesquicentenary (150 year anniversary) and gives the club a chance to share its rich history with the wider community in Preston. Club historian Mike Forshaw has been hard at work preparing […]

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Team Faffalot complete ‘Club 2 Club’

27-05-2019

Having set off early on Saturday morning from Lightfoot Green, we are delighted to report that ‘Team Faffalot’ have arrived safely at Bridlington Rugby Club (pictured above) this evening after a 170 mile journey over 3 days. The team undertook the challenge to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation and there is still time to […]

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Team Faffalot to raise money for Rosemere

21-05-2019

A group of Hoppers rugby players will be getting on their bikes this weekend for a club2club cycle to help raise money for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Nicknamed ‘Cycle Team Faffalot’, the group of 13 riders will be cycling club2club, as opposed to the traditional coast2coast, along the ‘way of the roses’ cycleway from Preston […]

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2019/20 Fixtures released

19-05-2019

The fixtures for the 2019/20 season have been released with our old friends Leicester Lions being level transferred to National 2 South to even the numbers out. The season starts with Sedgley Park visting Lightfoot Green before the lads head to Fylde for their first away game. Not a bad way to start the season! […]

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