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Code of Conduct


There have been a number of unfortunate incidents at other rugby clubs that have caused PGRFC to consider what advice we give about behaviour, use of social media, etc and how we make our expectations clear. The most recent of these incidents has resulted in an Ulster rugby supporter receiving a lifetime ban from the […]

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Sesquicentenary Dinner Tickets


The Club invites applications for the second round of tickets for the Sesquicentenary Dinner. Up to four applications per member or former player may be made and in the event of over subscription tickets will be allocated on a discretionary basis recognising an individual’s contribution to the Hoppers over the years. Those who applied in […]

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Social Player of the Month November


Congratulations to November Social Player of the Month Mark (Singy) Singleton. What he lacks in height Mark makes up for on the pitch and gives it 110% every game hitting every ruck and maul although the same can’t always be said if his lineout throwing! He will play for any team needed and has been […]

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Club Announcement – Richard Ellis


The club is concerned to report that Club General Manager Richard Ellis has recently been diagnosed with bone cancer. Richard is to undergo surgery to remove a tumour on his pelvis and will be absent from the club for an extended period of recovery and rehabilitation commencing early in the new year. The management committee are […]

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Silver Cigarette Box


I’m very pleased to report a recent meeting with Mrs Liz Hedley whose family, and in particular brother Bill have kindly gifted Preston Grasshoppers an inscribed silver cigarette casket for display as part of our forthcoming 150thAnniversary celebrations. It is their wish that it will remain with the club as a fitting tribute to a […]

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6 Nations Tickets on sale to Members


Following the expiration of the Vice President’s application period for tickets to England’s 2019 Six Nations games the club can confirm that tickets for both the Scotland and France games are now on general sale to members in the club’s events shop. The tickets are being sold on a first come first served basis with […]

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Dyer dissects season so far


With a third of the season having passed we took the opportunity to catch up with Head of Rugby Operations Gareth Dyer to get his take on the opening 10 games of the campaign. With a third of the season now complete how would you rate the teams overall performance so far? It’s been a […]

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Peterborough are first time visitors


Newcomers to this League and making their first appearance at Lightfoot Green, Peterborough Lions are the visitors this Saturday. ‘The Lions’ will become the eighty eighth club to play League Rugby against Preston Grasshoppers together with a grand total of three hundred and eighteen teams since Hoppers formation in 1869. Peterborough Lions were promoted into […]

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Sponsorship Opportunities at Hoppers


The Club is extremely grateful for all sponsors, supporters and volunteers who contribute in very many ways to the success of the Club. We are always looking for more opportunities for Companies and individuals to support the Club. This support can be either financial and/or provision of work/services. A few of the opportunities currently available […]

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Social players of the month – September and October


The club is delighted to announce that Alex Johnson and Heath George have been named as social players of the month for September and October respectively. Both players contribute hugely to the success of the social teams at Preston Grasshoppers and as a club we’d like to thank them for their service. Please read below […]

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