Category Archives: Club News

1869 Club coach to Harrogate

03-11-2015

The ‘1869’ Club are running a coach to the 1st Team away match v Harrogate, on Sat 28th Nov. Time: 10.15am (Early start due to 2pm ko) Cost: £15 Lunch will be taken either en route or at Harrogate Clubhouse depending on numbers travelling. If you wish to travel, please put your name on the […]

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Kick Cancer in the Bum Coffee Morning

03-11-2015

September 25th saw the Preston Grasshoppers Women’s Team, in conjunction with Sarah Fox and Sarah Harris, host a Macmillan Coffee morning in support of team mate Sally Watson who is currently fighting bowel cancer. The morning was a huge success and with other events and donations taken into account the ‘Kick Cancer in the Bum’ campaign […]

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Sam Nye

30-10-2015

We regret to inform members that former Hoppers 1st XV player Sam Nye passed away yesterday after a long battle with cancer. He was 67. Our sympathies go to Sam’s friends and family at this difficult time. Sam’s funeral is on Monday 9th November 3:15pm at the crematorium with the wake held afterwards at the club

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World Cup Final Tickets

28-10-2015

A member of the club has been in touch to say that they have 2 tickets for the World Cup Final that they cannot use. They are willing to sell them at face value for £515 per ticket. If you are interested please contact the office on 01772 863546 or email info@pgrfc.co.uk.

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Bonfire Night Volunteers

20-10-2015

Once again we will be running our biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual bonfire night and fireworks display on Thursday, November 5th. We need volunteers to help run a safe event for the public and to help raise funds for the club. All volunteers will receive • A free family ticket for the event […]

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No Floodlit Cup game on Wednesday

29-09-2015

Please note that there is no UCLAN U16’s Floodlit Cup game this Wednesday, 30th September. The competition resumes next week.

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September 250 Club Draw

28-09-2015

Hoppers 250 Club – September Winners 1st Prize £60 – Steph Wilson 2nd Prize £30 – George Erdozain 3rd Prize £15 – Dorothy Fletcher 4th Prize £10 – Dorothy Fletcher The Monthly Draw was made at the recent delayed September Lunch Club. All funds raised will continue to be utilised on refurbishment and maintenance of both internal […]

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Update on Dean Puplett Appeal

25-09-2015

Preston Grasshoppers RFC has to date helped The Dean Puplett Appeal by raising £2,805.45. The latest addition to the total is money from the collection pots in the Bar areas. Dean’s family thanks everyone who has made donations, the ‘Collectors’ and appreciates all the amounts given at www.justgiving.com/DeanPuplettAppeal.

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RFU Statement on Concussion

25-09-2015

RFU guidance on player safety: a statement by the RFU, 21st September 2015 As you may have seen, the BBC broadcast an edition of Panorama on Monday, 21st September which discussed concussion in rugby. World Rugby Chief Medical Officer Dr Martin Raftery has been interviewed by The programme and spoke about the potential for law […]

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Hoppers Podcast – Episode 4

24-09-2015

This week’s guests on the Hoppers Podcast are brothers Mark and Ally Murray. The main focus of the discussion is the World Cup but also the Mini/Junior section and the 1st XV’s start to the season.

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