Category Archives: Ladies

Helen Blackburn British Police

14-03-2016

The club was delighted to see Helen Blackburn represent the British Police for the first time at the weekend. Helen is a regular in the Women’s XV and started the game against Bedfordshire Bulls on the bench but came on to make her debut as the Police ran out 27-5 winners. Well done Helen we are […]

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Kick Cancer in the Bum Coffee Morning

03-11-2015

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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Girls Rugby at Hoppers

29-09-2015

Preston Grasshoppers is pleased to announce that it will be offering rugby for girls aged 11-17 starting from this Sunday. Do you know anybody who has been inspired by watching the Rugby World Cup? Let them know that they can come down to Lightfoot Green and try it for themselves from 10.30-12 noon on Sunday. The […]

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Ladies on England tour

20-07-2015

Two of Hoppers Ladies were recently selected for the England Women’s University & Colleges Rugby League team that toured Hungary at the end of May. Emily Stirzaker (Right) and Jennie Pendlebury (Left) from Hoppers both travelled as part of a historic tour that saw the team play against the Hungary national team for the first time as […]

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Pretty Muddy run for Sally

15-07-2015

This Saturday a selection of Preston Grasshoppers Women’s team are taking part in the Pretty Muddy race on Moor Park for their team mate and friend Sally Watson. Sally has recently been diagnosed with bowel cancer. Even before the diagnose, Sally being the person she is, had already signed up for the race. To show […]

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End of Season Dinner 2015

13-05-2015

Saturday evening saw the 7 senior rugby sides plus 2 Colts sides gather in the clubhouse for the end of season dinner. The evening, hosted by Chairman of Rugby Bill Bailey, was a celebration of all the teams and what they have achieved this season as well as offering a chance to recognise individual contributions […]

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Women selected for Honours

06-05-2015

4 of the Hoppers Women’s team have been named in the Lancashire squad for the end of season programme with 2 of the girls selected for the first game with Cumbria this weekend. The section is also celebrating an international call up too! Women’s captain Danielle Nash is chosen to start at openside flanker for […]

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Founding Ladies to retire

10-04-2015

This Sunday, 12th April, will see two of the founding members of Preston Grasshoppers Ladies pull on the blue and white hooped jersey for the last time. The Ladies host Northwich at Lightfoot Green in the final game of their season with kick off at 2.00pm. It will be an emotional game for Shirley Faragher […]

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Lancashire Community Club of the Year

18-01-2015

On Friday night the 2014 Lancashire Sports Awards took place at the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool with 8 awards up for grabs. The club was nominated in the Community Club of the Year category after winning the same award at the Preston Sports Awards last year. John Powell had won the ‘Service to Sport’ award […]

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Senior Teams Round Up

04-11-2014

With the season now 2 months old it seems an appropriate time to round up how our senior teams are getting on at Lightfoot Green. National League 2 North The 1st XV have made an inconsistent start to the season with 4 wins from 9 games. A dominant performance against Leicester Lions on the clubs […]

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