Category Archives: Rugby

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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Fireworks Photo Competition

25-04-2019

Unfortunately due to high wind we’ve had to postpone the pyrotechnics display that was planned for today. We’re hoping to be able to put it on at an early game next season.  The final game of the season, against Chester, this Saturday, will begin at 3pm with a fantastic pyrotechnic display provided by Classic Fireworks. […]

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Teammates with Conor Trueman

13-03-2019

1st XV winger Conor Trueman is the next player to take us behind the scenes in the dressing room and reveal all about his teammates. Best trainer: It would of been Oga Mabaya before his achilles blew up so I’m going to give it to the man child Ryan Carlson Quickest: Is it too vain […]

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Brooks and McShane in Lancs U15 squad

13-03-2019

The club is delighted that U15’s players Rory Brooks and Regan McShane have been selected in the Lancashire squad. The first fixture is this Sunday 17th March when Lancashire play Cheshire at Burnage RUFC. Regan has also been selected in the Sale Player Development Group as well as the County squad. Well done to both […]

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Fixtures 8-9th March

08-03-2019
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Matt Lamprey moves into top 10

07-03-2019

Matt Lamprey will be making his 50th appearance for Hoppers this Saturday at Peterborough and has recently moved into Hoppers all time league try scorers top 10. Matt currently lies 10th in the all time Hoppers scoring table for league tries but his tries-per-game record for Hoppers is un-paralleled. 49 appearances – 44 tries – […]

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First trip to Peterborough for 1st XV

05-03-2019

Peterborough Lions vs. Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers take to the road once again this coming Saturday and travel to a new venue for both them and their travelling 1869 Club supporters. The journey to Peterborough Lions will be the farthest they’ve travelled since the journey to Bedfordshire to play Ampthill on the 17thof January 2015. […]

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Fixtures 1st-3rd March

02-03-2019
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Results 23rd-24th February

26-02-2019
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