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Pictures from Sesquicentenary Dinner

19-08-2019

Please navigate through the slideshow below and have a look through the brilliant images below which were taken at the Sesquicentenary Dinner which recently took place in the clubhouse. Photographer David Simmons was on hand to capture the shots including guest speakers Dick Greenwood, Gill Burns and Chris Kelly.

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BBC Radio Lancashire this Saturday

16-08-2019

Club Historian and Archivist Mike Forshaw will be appearing on BBC Radio Lancashire this Saturday (17th August) from 9:15 to 9:45. Mike will be discussing the upcoming International Tournament as well as speaking about the club’s history and forthcoming Sesquicentenary events You can tune into Mike by following the information below or alternatively listen live […]

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Members Notice – 6 Nations Ticket Applications

06-08-2019

The club has received notice of its allocation of tickets for the 6 Nations Internationals at Twickenham for England against Ireland on 23rd February and England vs Wales on 7 March .  Applications to purchase these tickets can now only be made through our online shop. NOTE this is for paid up members of Preston […]

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2019/20 Squad & Pre-season update

24-07-2019

With pre-season now well underway, the Hoppers 1stXV squad are working hard on their preparations for the upcoming season. It promises to be a big season in the club’s history given that it is the 150th year of the club and that is something not lost on the players and coaches at Lightfoot Green. Head of […]

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Job Vacancy – Sous Chef

17-07-2019

The club is looking to appoint a full time Sous Chef to join the catering team at Preston Grasshoppers RFC. The job is full time based on 40 hours per week with 28 days paid holidays. Please see below for a full job description. Job DescriptionSupporting the head chef in the general running of the […]

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Dave Hallam

29-06-2019

We are saddened to hear that former member, club tourist and long time supporter of the club Dave Hallam passed away this week. His funeral will be held at Preston Crematorium this Thursday (4th July) at 4pm followed by drinks at the Withy Trees. Our thoughts are with Dave’s friends and family at this difficult […]

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Sale Sharks Rugby Camps

28-06-2019

Sale Sharks are holding another 2 day rugby camp at Hoppers this summer.  The camps are aimed at players from U7 to U12. Dates:  19th and 20th August To book on the course please follow this link:  BOOK HERE

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Community Rugby Coach news

18-06-2019

Hoppers Community Rugby Coach Alex Ward is leaving the post as his contract comes to an end this summer. Alex, a key member of the promotion winning 1st team of two seasons ago and a 1st team squad member this season, will be missed by all Mini/Junior age groups and schools that he has coached. […]

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Air Ambulance Fun Day At Hoppers

12-06-2019

We are delighted to be the host venue for the Family Fun Day for North West Air Ambulance on Sunday 28th July. This external event is being organised by Mandy Grant and Rebecca Field and will raise money in aid of the North West Air Ambulance Charity. There will be 50 stalls including a raffle […]

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Hoppers Match Day Hospitality Booking For Next Season Is Now Live On the Website

28-05-2019

Now that next season’s fixtures have been announced, the home games have been added to the club shop on the website so match day hospitality can be booked. This includes the Hoppers vs Fylde game on December 21st For this game there are two hospitality offerings in the Dooley Suite and a hospitality marquee. The […]

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