Category Archives: Ladies

The Ladies travel to Douglas


The Ladies travel to Douglas to face the Vagabonds this weekend After a week off with no fixture, Hoppers ladies now make the trip over the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man to face the Vagabonds of Douglas, who sit 4th in the league with 1 game in hand. With more players now fully […]

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National 7s for Hoppers Ladies


The Hoppers ladies came away from the Open Regional 7s Finals in Leeds last Saturday as not only Runners up but with a place in the Open National Finals on Saturday 29th July. The National Finals, set in the unique Bath Recreation Ground, combining an elite Premiership pitch with some of the most picturesque surroundings […]

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From novice to Roses team – Becky’s story


Becky Ingham tells us of her experiences of an enjoyable first year of rugby at Hoppers: “In November of last year, I joined Preston Grasshoppers in the hope of playing rugby for the senior ladies side. Having played hockey successfully at Kirkham Grammar, County and North of England I wanted to step out of my […]

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Hughes helps out Hoppers girls


The Hoppers girls had a surprise visit from Sale Sharks Player and former Hoppers Mini Junior Andy Hughes today after club coach Steve Tiernan asked if he would pop across after his session with the U16s and say hello to the girls. True to his character Andy was very obliging and spent sometime chatting and […]

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Hoppers Women host Darlington on Sunday


This Sunday sees an important game for Hoppers as they take on last year’s league champions, Darlington. The ladies are raring to go as they look to build on their emotional win a couple of weeks ago. Darlington currently lie above Hoppers with two games in hand and look to have started strongly as they […]

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Introducing Hoppers Girls!


“Rugby is a game created by boys, but perfected by girls” I once heard said and to be honest, as a proud father of one little Hoppers Girl, why couldn’t they? I first heard about Hoppers girls just under a year ago when the club, supported by the RFU, set about to help grow the […]

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Sally Watson’ Funeral


This Sunday sees the dedication of the Preston Grasshoppers Ladies league match against Birkenhead Park Ladies being played in memory of treasured team mate and friend, Sally Watson, whose fight with cancer sadly ended last Friday. The ladies would like to welcome anyone who would like to attend to join them in a minutes applause […]

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4 Hoppers Women in County Champs Final


Surrey and Lancashire go head to head at Twickenham Stoop in the final of the Women’s County Championship this Sunday, 29 May with both teams defending unbeaten records. The final at Twickenham Stoop will mark the culmination of the inaugural cup competition in which 16 counties from across the country took part. We’re delighted that […]

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O2 Touch Rugby returns to Moor Park


Next Thursday, 26th May, sees Preston Grasshoppers RFC take rugby back into the community again with the return of O2 Touch Rugby to Moor Park. The evening will start at 7pm prompt so we would ask that you get their slightly earlier. This is the 5th consecutive year that the club has run touch rugby […]

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Snowdon for Sally


Preston Grasshoppers Women’s Team are climbing Snowdon on Saturday to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK in support of their teammate Sally who was diagnosed with the disease last year. If you can, please dig deep and help the team raise as much money as possible. You can donate by clicking on the link below.

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