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Hoppers 2 Twickers – Gavin McQueen


Gavin McQueen In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. Today is the turn of 3rd team regular and next seasons captain Gavin McQueen. Personal Detail Name: Gavin John McQueen […]

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Mini Marvels!


The astonishing machine that is the Club’s Mini-Junior section swept the board at the Lancashire RFU Mini Festival Cup finals day. Both the Under 11s and Under 12s won their respective groups and went on to lift both cups in the finals.  The Under 12s, only conceded 5 points all day beat Leigh 21-0 in […]

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Hoppers2Twickers latest profiles – Jacko, Alan and Dan


Following on from our first rider, Wayne Steel, being profiled on Wednesday here are the next three riders who will be riding from Hoppers to Twickenham to raise money for ‘Help for heroes’. They are Alan, Jacko and Dan.

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Hoppers 2 Twickers profiles – Wayne Steel


In the coming weeks and days we will be profiling the members of the Hoppers 2 Twickers cycling team who are raising money for ‘Help for Heroes’ by cycling from Hoppers to Twickenham. The first member of the team we will be looking at is 1st XV stalwart Wayne Steel. Wayne Steel

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Senior Lancashire Trophy Finals Day


This year sees the Senior Lancashire Trophy Finals Day held on Easter Monday at Tyldesley RUFC. The games are as follows; The Alan Stone Lancashire Bowl Bolton v Garstang         Kick off            12:00 The Womens Lancashire Plate Leigh v Eccles              Kick off 1:30 The Brian Leigh Lancashire Trophy Widnes v Littleborough              Kick off 3:00

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Colts game this Saturday


This Saturday, 7th April, sees the Colts host Crediton RFC from Devon. Crediton are on tour in the north west and Hoppers are pleased to be hosting them. Kick off is at 4pm and the game is open to both junior and senior colts. The lads would appreciate your support.

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Preston Pals Memorial


PRESTON PALS MEMORIAL An article appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post on 26th January concerning establishing a memorial to the ‘Preston Pals’. During the early days of the First World War, 250 new recruits from Preston boarded a train bound for Northern France with ‘a collective sense of excitement’. Sadly, 200 members of D Company […]

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Hoppers Come Dancing a huge success


Last night saw the third and final of year ‘Hoppers Come Dancing’. Over 200 people packed the clubhouse to watch 6 club members, with very little previous dance experience, give it their best to raise money for Maplewood House. Due to a technical problem on the night the introduction video could not be shown so as promised […]

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New General Manager in post


 NEW GENERAL MANAGER IN POST The Management Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Ellis as the new General Manager of the Club. He takes over with immediate effect from Lisa Knowles who wishes to revert to her previous position as Club Accountant on a part-time basis.   Richard will be no stranger […]

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The power of Twitter


Saturday gave us a remarkable example of how the clubs recently established twitter account, @rugbyhoppers, is proving a huge success. The second XV had travelled to Stockport having suffered 3 late withdrawals in the morning and second XV manager Ade Jebb had ‘tweeted’ this from the clubs account to let our followers know we could be in for a tough afternoon.

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