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500 Club – July Winners

29-07-2021

Congratulations to the July winners of the revamped and relaunched 500 Club which was drawn on Thursday. 1st prize – £250 – Chris Martin 2nd prize – £85 – Maria Blackhurst 3rd prize – £35 – Victoria Bracken £725 goes into the fund for working on club projects and £120 to the Christmas Super Draw […]

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International Tickets at Twickenham

28-07-2021

We are delighted to inform you that after the latest government announcement regarding the easing of lockdown, Twickenham Stadium will be open to full capacity for the 2021-2022 season (subject to licences being granted by the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames). Club Members are invited to apply for tickets for all three of England’s Autumn Internationals […]

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Pre-season at Fylde – Hospitality offer

23-07-2021

We are looking forward to the pre-season game at the Woodlands against old friends and rivals Fylde on Sat 14th August (ko 3pm). Please see the poster below for full details of the hospitality offering available.

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The Evolution of Pitch 2

21-07-2021

Regular visitors to the Club over the spring and summer will have noticed Pitch II go through several changes over the period.                     Overall the timetable has slipped slightly with unfavourable weather in June but early July with warmth and rain has been good for growing. […]

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Dave Worth RIP – Funeral Details

20-07-2021

Preston Grasshoppers regret to announce the death of Dave Worth while out cycling on Sunday 18 July 2021. “Daisy” had a long association with the Hoppers featuring in the Centenary games in 1969 as well as appearing in many other teams over the years and was instrumental in securing fixtures for two very successful lower […]

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PGRFC Sesquicentenary Charity Golf Event sponsored by Infinium a Huge Success

15-07-2021

The three times Covid postponed Hoppers Charity golf event was finally held to great acclaim at the Ashton and Lea Golf course last Friday. 30 teams of four competed on an immaculate course in the best weather of the week and raised almost £4000 thanks to the generous support of a host of club, local […]

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Farewell Portaloos, Hello Twenty First Century

13-07-2021

The latest stage of the Hoppers re-development has now been reached as the new toilets at the North End of the Club were opened without fanfare last week and the unlamented portaloos were carted away. A ceremonial first use by Club President Keith Brierley had to be abandoned due to Covid restrictions. The development of […]

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AGM Notice 2021

11-07-2021

PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS RFC MEMBERS NOTICE Members are advised that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Will take place on THURSDAY 29TH JULY 2021 At 7.30pm in the Clubhouse at Lightfoot Green to receive the accounts for the year May 2020 – May 2021 & to elect the officers of the Club. Nominations for all posts plus any items of other business, must be received by: the Hon. Secretary […]

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Paid and Volunteer Vacancies at the Club

04-07-2021

As the club emerges from lockdown we are re-building our teams of both paid staff and volunteers. We have a number of vacancies and are appealing to members and parents for your help. If you are interested in working for or volunteering for Hoppers, we are seeking: Full or part time paid managerial level staff to run […]

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AGM 2021

01-07-2021

It’s approaching that time of the year when the Club has to hold its AGM. You may recall that last year we held a virtual meeting, a first for the club, but which in the circumstances was a success. This year the meeting is scheduled for Thursday 29th July but it remains unclear how we can […]

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