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500 Club – August Winners

29-08-2021

Congratulations to the August winners of the revamped and relaunched 500 Club which was drawn on Thursday. 1st prize – £250 – Colin Greenwood 2nd prize – £85 – Michael Bailey 3rd prize – £35 – Greg Butler £735 goes into the fund for working on club projects and £120 to the Christmas Super Draw […]

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AGM 2021 Minutes

24-08-2021

Please find a link below to the Minutes of the 2021 AGM which was held on the 29th July 2021 at 7:30pm in the Wiseman Room. AGM Minutes 2021 final

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Harrison Drury sponsor men’s First XV for coming season

24-08-2021

Preston Grasshoppers are pleased to announce the sponsorship of the First XV by Harrison Drury for the 2021/22 season.  The club’s appreciation not only relates to the season ahead but also to the support of the award winning solicitors over the years.  A huge thank you from members and players alike. John Chesworth, Executive Chairman […]

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Message from The President ahead of the new season

22-08-2021

Good day to everyone. Well at long last the new rugby season has arrived after 18 months in the doldrums. I am sure that you cannot wait for Saturday 4th of September, 2:30pm, when we play Northwich at Lightfoot Green. I am especially looking forward to seeing everyone back in the club surrounds and enjoying […]

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Bill Ascroft-Leigh Memorial Service

20-08-2021

A memorial service for Bill Ascroft-Leigh is scheduled for 12 noon at St Mark’s Church, in the village of Cold Ash, Berkshire on Saturday 4th September 2021. Cold Ash is in the Parish of Thatcham, about six miles outside Newbury. Bill Ascroft-Leigh is a former Vice-President of Preston Grasshoppers who passed away last year on […]

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Become part of how the RFU operates in the future

20-08-2021

Many changes to rugby union include different formats and the rise of the women and girls game. To ensure that the way the RFU operates as an NGB is fit for purpose, as far as is possible, for the next 5/10 years, the RFU Council has agreed that a review should take place. Part of […]

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Graeme Thomas – Olympic Finalist

12-08-2021

Graeme Thomas joined PGRFC Under 12s when his games teacher told him he would never be a sports man. Graeme became a popular member of the squad eventually forcing his way into the team, then gaining Lancashire honours and winning a Lancashire cup winners medal with the Under 16. Graeme moved to Sale academy where […]

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Hoppers bolster their Off Field support – Part 1

09-08-2021

It is not only on the field where the club has made some key appointments. Off the field too sees some new faces join the ranks. After a number of years in the role, Mark Taylor has departed from the Head Physio role and he goes with our thanks and best wishes after many years […]

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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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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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