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Altham in England Deaf Squad

29-01-2016

Preston Grasshoppers Tight Head Prop Pete Altham is in the England Deaf Rugby Union squad to play Wales Deaf on Sunday at Fylde. England have not beaten Wales in four years and are on an eight game losing streak against them but have been preparing extremely well for the fixture as they look to regain […]

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Entwistle Green Sponsor Broadstreet Game

27-01-2016

This Saturday we are pleased to be welcoming Entwistle Green to Lightfoot Green as our main match sponsors for the 1st XV game with Broadstreet. Entwistle Green’s party on Saturday will be lead by Regional Sales Director John Fisher. Ahead of the game we caught up with John to ask him some questions about Entwistle […]

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Week 3 Lottery Winners

27-01-2016

The third draw of the new Hoppers Community Lottery took place in the clubhouse at the weekend and was drawn by former President Malcolm Alden and adjudicated by club General Manager Richard Ellis. In total 256 numbers were sold for a total of £129.00. Half of this fund is given as prizes with the other half going towards […]

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Affinity Packaging sponsor Stourbridge game

22-01-2016

On Saturday we are delighted to be welcoming Affinity Packaging to Lightfoot Green as main match sponsors for the 1st XV game with Stourbridge. Affinity Packaging are an innovative printed folding carton manufacturer, specialising in bespoke packaging for all market sectors, from the initial design concept to high quality delivered cartons. Saturday’s party will be […]

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Jake Pope selected in England U20’s squad

20-01-2016

The club is delighted to hear that former Hoppers Mini/Junior Jake Pope has been selected in the England Under 20’s Elite Player Squad for the forthcoming Six Nations tournament. Jake made his debut for England last season against France in Doncaster when he was named on the bench for the Under 18’s squad and is now with Sale […]

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Coach to Twickenham for Ireland Game

20-01-2016

The cub is looking to run a coach to Twickenham for the 6 Nations game between England and Ireland on the 27th February. If anyone would like to book a place, please email info@pgrfc.co.uk by the 29th January. The club office will then contact people to take payment. The cost is £40/head which is payable […]

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Week 2 Lottery Winners

20-01-2016

The second draw of the new Hoppers Community Lottery took place in the clubhouse at the weekend and was drawn by club committee member John Chesworth and adjudicated by lottery organiser Sean Jackson. In total 247 numbers were sold for a total of £123.50. Half of this fund is given as prizes with the other half going towards […]

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Job Vacancies at Preston Grasshoppers

18-01-2016

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 we’re looking to add the following positions to our team: Casual […]

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Watch England train

16-01-2016

The club has received the following message from the RFU inviting club members to watch England train at Twickenham. ACTION: Please communicate this exciting opportunity to all your club members Thank you for all your support for England Rugby, the England players really do appreciate the backing they receive from their fans. To show their […]

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Games Off at Lightfoot Green

16-01-2016

All games that were due to take place at Lightfoot Green this afternoon have been postponed due to the pitches being frozen. The 5th XV have also been postponed at Clitheore. That leaves just the 1st XV game at Caldy and the 6th XV game at Fylde on.

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