Category Archives: Rugby

L&M Healthcare confirmed as main sponsors of the International Tournament

17-07-2019

Preston Grasshoppers is thrilled to confirm the main sponsor of the International Tournament from 31stAugust to 1stSeptember is L&M Healthcare. Part of the 150th year celebrations, the International Tournament will take place at Lightfoot Green Lane and will consist of teams from Formia (Italy), Dendermonde (Belgium) plus the Preston City Twin Town team from Almelo (Holland). […]

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Stott captains England

31-05-2019

Preston Grasshoppers is delighted that 1st XV centre Sam Stott has been selected to captain England Counties U20’s this afternoon in their game with Romania U23.  The game takes place in Bucharest’s Olympia Stadium with kick off scheduled for 3pm GMT. The second test takes place on June 4th John Blanchard (Sale FC, Lancashire) Matt […]

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Lamprey named in NCA ‘Top 48’

28-05-2019

Preston Grasshoppers Number 8 Matthew Lamprey has been named by the NCA in their ‘Top 48’ which picks one player from each club in National 1, 2 North and 2 South to form a list of players who have enjoyed an outstanding season in the National Leagues. The awards have been announced through the NCA […]

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Hoppers Match Day Hospitality Booking For Next Season Is Now Live On the Website

28-05-2019

Now that next season’s fixtures have been announced, the home games have been added to the club shop on the website so match day hospitality can be booked. This includes the Hoppers vs Fylde game on December 21st For this game there are two hospitality offerings in the Dooley Suite and a hospitality marquee. The […]

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Mabaya and Gough picked in N2N Dream Team

24-05-2019

Peston Grasshoppers prop Oga Mabaya and scrum-half James Gough have both been named in The Rugby Paper’s National League 2 North Dream Team for the 2018/19 season. The team is selected by the match reporter from each club based on the players they have watched throughout the 2018/19 season. The full selection can be viewed […]

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Team Faffalot to raise money for Rosemere

21-05-2019

A group of Hoppers rugby players will be getting on their bikes this weekend for a club2club cycle to help raise money for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Nicknamed ‘Cycle Team Faffalot’, the group of 13 riders will be cycling club2club, as opposed to the traditional coast2coast, along the ‘way of the roses’ cycleway from Preston […]

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2019/20 Fixtures released

19-05-2019

The fixtures for the 2019/20 season have been released with our old friends Leicester Lions being level transferred to National 2 South to even the numbers out. The season starts with Sedgley Park visting Lightfoot Green before the lads head to Fylde for their first away game. Not a bad way to start the season! […]

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2018/19 Senior Award Winners

15-05-2019

Saturday evening saw the end of season awards dinner for the senior club with awards handed out for every team as well as individual awards to recognise contributions to the wider club. The much desired team of the year award went to the Ladies team after a brilliant season saw them finish 3rd in their […]

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Stott selected for England

15-05-2019

Massive congratulations to Hoppers centre Sam Stott who has been named in the England Counties U20s squad to tour Romania having already captained the North of England U20s this season. The full squad can be seen below.

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More Representative honours for Hoppers players

03-05-2019

Hoppers brothers Tom (pictured above) and Will Davidson are in international action tomorrow afternoon when they line up at 10 and 12 for Latvia against Denmark in the Latvian Capital Riga. The game is part of the Rugby Europe Conference 2 North with Latvia undefeated in the campaign after victories over Finland and Austria earlier […]

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