Category Archives: Ladies

Many Miles of May Complete


We have now completed our Many Miles of May challenge raising money for the association of the NHS Charities. We’ve smashed both of our targets fundraising and distance wise. We have travelled 2433 miles and raised £1117. We will be keeping the just giving page open for the remainder of June for any more donations […]

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Many Miles of May update 22nd May


Many Miles of May (The Ladies Challenge to raise money for the NHS) We are currently on 1743 miles out of our 1869 mile target with 10 days left in May. This means we are looking at smashing our target and potentially achieving a much higher amount. We are also currently on £937 raised which […]

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Many Miles of May – Update


Preston Grasshoppers women have completed 8 days so far in our many miles of May challenge. The many miles of May challenge is a target we have set ourselves to achieve 1869 miles with a month to complete it. The most important thing is that we are all keeping to government guidelines whilst completing the […]

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MANY MILES OF MAY – Hoppers Women Fundraiser


As a team, Preston Grasshoppers Women’s Rugby Union Team will be completing 1869 miles in May whilst keeping to the government guidelines regarding exercise. They want to thank all keyworkers in every role that are working day in and out. They will be raising money for the NHS Association Charity whilst doing this. To complete […]

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Don’t lose sight of the Ladies


While all Hoppers will be disappointed at the 1stXV’s relegation let’s applaud the achievement of the Ladies. After a tough campaign they have retained their standing at Level 4 in  National Challenge 1 North West.   Their planned trip to old friends of the Hoppers, Dendermonde in Belgium, at the end of the season has […]

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Two from Two as Ladies make history


Preston Grasshoppers Ladies – Two From Two Sunday 13th January 2019 is a date to remember at Preston Grasshoppers for Ladies Rugby. For the first time in history the ladies fielded two teams playing at the same time with 36 women taking the field with a Hoppers jersey on. Preston Grasshoppers Ladies 1st XV vs […]

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Hoppers Ladies progress to the RFU Regional 7s in Leeds


After retaining their Ladies Open title last week at the Skofic 7s, Hoppers ladies have again qualified for the Regional Finals at West Park Leeds on June 30th. The 12 ladies selected will be training hard beforehand, building on the previous sessions where the input from current Hopper and ex Scotland Women’s 7s coach Elaine […]

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Hoppers Ladies played host to Lancashire ‘Barbarians’


With Good Friday being the annual Brendan Hanavan Charity game with great friends and rivals Fylde, Hoppers Ladies wanted to show their support by inviting players from across the region to form a Lancashire ‘Barbarians’ to face a Hoppers Ladies XV as a ‘curtain raiser’ to the main event. By Steve Tiernan With players from […]

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Hoppers Host England Women Deaf Team


Preston Grasshoppers Ladies are delighted to be hosting the England Deaf Women’s XV in a showcase event for women’s rugby on Saturday 24th March. With the Hoppers girls sitting well placed in the NC1 North West leagues and the England Girls undefeated in their preparations for the World Deaf 7s series in Australia later this […]

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Hoppers Ladies suffer defeat to Chester


With casualties still mounting up from the previous encounter at home to Crewe and the relentless rains that plagued the weekend, Hoppers sent a 17 strong side down to Chester, hoping that the sticking plasters applied would hold firm under what where testing conditions at Hare Lane. The preparations leading up to the game became […]

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