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Hoppers to exhibit at the Harris


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’


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


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


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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Hoppers’ Membership Management Changes


Preston Grasshoppers has changed its membership management system to the RFUs Game Management System. The system will be used for the management and renewal of memberships and is linked to the Player Registration system. If you are an existing member or mini-junior parent, you have been added to the system. The club needs you to […]

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Hoppers General Manager Resigns


Many of you will know that Richard Ellis our General Manager is making a remarkable recovery from his major life changing surgery; but there is a long way to go. He recently recommenced work on three days a week. He and his wife Helen have reluctantly come to the conclusion that his recovery will have […]

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Fireworks Photo Competition


Unfortunately due to high wind we’ve had to postpone the pyrotechnics display that was planned for today. We’re hoping to be able to put it on at an early game next season.  The final game of the season, against Chester, this Saturday, will begin at 3pm with a fantastic pyrotechnic display provided by Classic Fireworks. […]

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Latest Hoppers Lottery Winners


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


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


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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