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HopFest 2016


HopFest, our beer festival, returns for 2016 across the weekend of the 15th-17th July. Following on from last years hugely successful beer festival, HopFest 2016 looks set to be bigger and better. This year we have launched a stand alone website to advertise the event which is crammed full of information about the festival including […]

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Your club needs you!


Many thanks for those who volunteered and helped out at the club for the Good Friday charity game against Fylde – it was a great afternoon: weather good, big crowd, plenty of food and drink sold and a lot of money raised for charity!! The day went very well, thanks, in part at least, to […]

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Hoppers Come Dancing 2016 Sold Out


Strictly Come Dancing 2016 has now sold out. Thank you to everyone who has bought a ticket. See you on 19th March!

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Weight Watchers starting at Hoppers


2016 will see the start of a new weekly Weight Watchers meeting being held at Lightfoot Green every Saturday morning at 10am. The organiser, Emma Tye, sent us the paragraph below explaining a bit more. “Want to feel fabulous in 2016? Come and join me Emma Tye for my brand new Weight Watchers meeting starting […]

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Interview with Chris Johnson


Unfortunately due to the weather conditions we have had to cancel the Boxing Day Match that was due to take place this afternoon. On Boxing Day at 1pm a Chris Johnson XV will line up against a Hoppers XV. Chris has been awarded this years testimonial game after 14 years of service to the Mini/Junior […]

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Cup Draw for 2nd, 3rd and 6th XV’s


The draw for the next round of the The Raging Bull North West Leagues Cup Competitions have been made and Hoppers teams have been drawn as follows. 6th February Lighting and Building Services Plate Last 16 Preston Grasshoppers 6th XV vs Crosby St Mary’s 1 2nd April Brooke Edgley Specialist Technical Services Cup Semi-Final Preston Grasshoppers […]

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December at Hoppers


With the festive season approaching, we’ve got some news for members and spectators about what to expect at Lightfoot Green. Pre-Match Hospitality Hospitality at the 1st XV game with Sedgley Park on Saturday 19th December is now sold out but there is still availability for the game with Leicester Lions on Saturday 5th December. For […]

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Kick Cancer in the Bum Coffee Morning


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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Bonfire Night Volunteers


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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Hoppers Tag Festival


Saturday 26th September – Tag Festival To celebrate the start of the Rugby World Cup, Hoppers Mini/Juniors are holding a Tag Rugby Festival, open to 6 to 12 year olds, on Saturday 26th September. To enter a team (no experience necessary) contact the office or our Community Rugby Coach, Sean Taylor. Take part in the […]

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