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Great day for charity


Saturday 14th January 2012 was a great day for charity at Preston Grasshoppers. Armed Forces Day The bucket collection which took place throughout the 1st XV’s excellent win over Bromsgrove raised £400 for ‘Help for Heroes’, a charity which helps wounded Servicemen and women. Charity Cider Tasting The charity cider tasting which took place in […]

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Holiday auction for charity


If you were at Hoppers on boxing day you will know how much of a success Graham Cox’s testimonial was. As well as a very entertaining match there was a sizeable donation of  £1200 made to Pancreatic Cancer UK in memory of Graham’s brother-in-law. This was made up of donations and programme sales. Hoping to […]

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Results 7th January 2012


1st XV won 38-36 away at Leicester Lions 2nd XV won 46-0 at home against Fylde 2nd’s 3rd XV lose out 36-0 at Wirral 2nd’s 4th XV lose 31-0 at Bolton 2nd’s 5th XV lose 5-19 at home to Wigan 3rd’s 6th XV go down 5-24 at home to Blackburn 3rd’s Match reports will be […]

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Greenwood on Hoppers


Former Hopper Will Greenwood has made reference to his old club and recent team mate Sean Long in his column for the Daily Telegraph. On Friday, Will wrote ‘I got to live the dream one final time, and got to use my old peg in the Twickenham changing room. The Help for Heroes game was […]

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Boxing Day Success


In my years of being Rugby Chairman, this I feel was definitely one of the highlights. Players from every senior team and players from the past all turned up for a Festive treat. The Bill Bailey side was definitely up for it guided by rugby consultant Mike Lough and Chris Dew. Ex-players included the regular […]

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Hoppers on YouTube


We are pleased to announce that we have launched our own YouTube channel, Preston Grasshoppers TV. This will show match highlights and videos from around the club. The first video is embedded below. It shows highlights of all Hoppers scores from Saturday’s 23-16 win over Kendal. We hope to bring you more clips in the […]

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Bar opening times over Christmas


Opening times throughout Christmas are displayed below.

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Kendal game is on


Update – The pitch has been confirmed as playable so the game with Kendal is on this afternoon. Kick off is 2.30pm. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped this morning. Unfortunately the pitches for the 3rd and 4th team are unplayable so their games have been cancelled. The club is asking for volunteers […]

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Boxing Day at Hoppers


In recent years PGRFC have used the traditional Boxing Day fixture to act as a testimonial game in tribute to a long serving club stalwart who deserves the title of being a “Hoppers Legend”. Following on from Keith “Dad” Brierley’s testimonial game of a few seasons ago, weather permitting the club is to honour another […]

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Bailey Financial Services and Hargreaves Garages sign sponsorship deal with Hoppers


BAILEY FINANCIAL SERVICES AND HARGREAVES GARAGES SIGNS SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS Local Vauxhall dealer, Hargreaves Garages in Morecambe and Kendal and Bailey Financial Services, Preston, is proud to announce its year-long sponsorship of the Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club.

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