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Win Lunch with Mike Catt

13-02-2012

Win lunch and a chat with England and Lions legend Mike Catt on Thursday 22nd March, 12.45pm-1.45pm. The prize includes a buffet lunch and drink with Mike. To enter simply buy a raffle ticket, £1 per ticket, to be in with the chance of winning one of 18 pairs of tickets. Tickets are available in […]

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Hoppers Come Dancing

13-02-2012

Lineup Revealed Please watch the video below from out YouTube channel to see who is taking part in this year’s edition of ‘Hoppers Come Dancing’. There are still tickets left available from the office at the club.

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John Chesworth’s Ultimate XV

09-02-2012

In our latest instalment of the Ultimate XV series,  Hoppers long serving player and now committee man John Chesworth provides his Ultimate XV. After the recent update to the Hoppers list of leading appearance makers, Ches currently sits seventh on the all time list having made 333 appearances for the 1st XV. Equally at home in the […]

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Ken Moore and Mike Forshaw on Radio Lancashire

07-02-2012

Radio Lancashire are currently running a series of programmes featuring some of Preston’s long established clubs, groups and societies . At their invitation, Mike Forshaw and Ken are in the studio in Blackburn this Wednesday (8th Feb) holding forth about Hoppers. It’s a live programme presented by John Gillmore and runs from 1 – 4 […]

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Sunday update

04-02-2012

All fixtures and training for all min/junior teams whether home or away have been cancelled on Sunday.

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‘1869 Club’ Coach to Harrogate

02-02-2012

The ‘1869 Club’ are planning a coach trip to Harrogate for the 1st XV fixture on 11th February. Time: 10.15am from the club car park. Cost: £15 (Less if a good turnout) (Accompanied Juniors free!) Lunch will be taken en-route. Early departure due to early kick off! Why not join us to support the 1st […]

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UK Corporate Games

02-02-2012

Want to get involved with the UK Corporate Games? The UK Corporate Games is a multi-sports festival held annually across the UK. This year Preston is the host city and Preston Grasshoppers are the host venue for the Rugby 7’s and Touch Rugby tournaments. The games are planned to be held over the weekend of […]

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Floodlit Cup final postponed

01-02-2012

The floodlit cup final that was scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to a frozen pitch. The game will now be played next week with kick off time to be confrimed.

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Saturday at Hoppers

30-01-2012

This Saturday sees no rugby being played at the club but there is still plenty going on down at Lightfoot Green. The club will be showing both Six Nations games in the members bar. France vs Italy kicks off at 2.30pm. This is followed by Scotland vs England at 5pm. To round of the day […]

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Photos from Cider Tasting

29-01-2012

Below are some photographs, taken by Catherine Forshaw, of the ‘Charity Cider Tasting’ which took place after the victory over Bromsgrove on  14th Jan 2012. This event raised £251 for CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) and the winner was 2nd XV coach Michael Lough. Click on a photo to see it full size.

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