Category Archives: Ladies

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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Helen Blackburn British Police


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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