Category Archives: Rugby

Rugby Committee Notice

12-06-2020

To all Members, It has been agreed by the Rugby Committee that training of any kind will not restart at Preston Grasshoppers until further notice.  This includes all teams and any individuals using the grounds for their own fitness activity.  We are aware of the current RFU guidelines that are based on a staged return […]

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Leagues 2020/21

12-06-2020

The league setup for the 2020/21 season has been finalised with all 5 of our senior men’s teams now knowing their opponents. The big question of course is when is rugby likely to resume. More on that later… Please see the table below for each league.

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‘1869’ Club Player of the Season

21-05-2020

The results of our ‘1869’ Club Player of the Year are in! Of the 21 votes cast, Ryan Carlson received 16 votes. Therefore it gives me great pleasure to announce that the ‘1869’ Club 2019/20 1st Team Player of the Season is Ryan Carlson!It is fair to say that the choice of Ryan was fairly […]

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Lockdown Stories – Vol. 2

07-05-2020

What are you doing in Lockdown?? We spoke to some of our 1st XV players to see how they were getting on in lockdown, what they are up to and how they are coping……. Noah Miller – @noahcbmiller Hi all, I hope everyone is doing alright and staying safe during these interesting times. A special […]

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Lockdown Stories – Vol. 1

04-05-2020

What are you doing in Lockdown?? We spoke to some of our 1st XV players to see how they were getting on in lockdown, what they are up to and how they are coping……. Matt Lamprey – @matthewlamprey Laura and I are both working so not much has changed in that respect. I do, however, […]

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2019/20 Season review – 1st XV

09-04-2020

Preston Grasshoppers 150 vs 0 Covid 19 Well, the season celebrating the 150th year of the club that was planned to include special events to mark the occasion certainly didn’t foresee the most dramatic one. It’s ironic that having survived one hundred and fifty years of playing, through two World Wars, austerity, Foot and Mouth, […]

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Don’t lose sight of the Ladies

05-04-2020

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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Byron McGuigan joins Hoppers Coaching Team

24-03-2020

Although rugby activity has shut down, Hoppers are still making plans for next season and we managed to catch up with our new Backs & Defence Coach, Byron McGuigan. Byron has starred for Sale Sharks and Scotland over the past couple of seasons, comes highly recommended and has an impressive rugby pedigree. Having been in […]

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Results 7th-8th March

11-03-2020
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Fixtures 7th March

06-03-2020
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