Category Archives: Ladies

MANY MILES OF MAY – Hoppers Women Fundraiser

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Don’t lose sight of the Ladies

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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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Hoppers Ladies Suffer Defeat


What was a perfect start ended in a disappointing defeat for Hoppers Ladies when fortune didn’t favour the brave. With four weeks gone since the last game of 2017, the ladies couldn’t wait to get back playing and with the first fixture of 2018 being one against tough opponents and 2nd placed Crewe & Nantwich, […]

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Ladies Rugby Promotional Video


The Women’s rugby section at the Club has gone from strength to strength over the past year, and with the squad continually growing and developing, the future of ladies rugby in Preston looks bright. This rise in popularity has also attracted fantastic sponsorship from Whittles Jewellers. This great video from Club member John Potter really showcases what women’s […]

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A great year for Ladies rugby


‘What a difference a year makes for the Ladies section.’ Coach Steve Tiernan reflects on the rise of women’s rugby at the Club. Looking forward to the challenges that lay ahead in 2018, you cannot help but reflect upon the year we have just had as a squad. A year that brought both highs and […]

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