Category Archives: Rugby

Half price tickets for North End season ticket holders

04-09-2018

With no Preston North End game this weekend we’re running a half price offer at the Hoppers vs Fylde game for PNE season ticket holders. Present your PNE season ticket on the gate to get in for just half price (£5) and watch one of the biggest derby games in northern rugby! You can even […]

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1869 Club Bus to Huddersfield

03-09-2018

The ‘1869’ Club are planning a supporters coach to the 1st team game at Huddersfield. Date: Sat 15th Sept 2018 Time: 10.45am from the club carpark Cost: £20 (accompanied juniors £5) Lunch will be taken at a suitable hostelry en route. If you would like to travel, please put your name on the list in […]

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Team named for Chester

31-08-2018

Hoppers Head Coach Paul Arnold has named his team for the 1st XV’s trip to Chester. Chester finished 7th in National League 2 North last season and should offer a stern test for Arnold’s men. The fixture also sees the opening of Chester’s new Artificial Grass Pitch and to mark the occasion all admission to […]

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New Kukri deal for Hoppers

30-08-2018

Kukri Sports is delighted to announce the extension of its partnership with Preston Grasshoppers RFC. The Lancashire-based sportswear supplier has partnered with Preston Grasshoppers for more than 10 years as the Clubs Official kit supplier and the new contract will extend the relationship for a further 4 years. Andrew Ronnie, Group Executive Chairman, Kukri Sports:“We […]

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What’s on in September

28-08-2018

Please see below for a list of events and fixtures taking place at Lightfoot Green during September. SEPTEMBER 1ST HOPPERS 2 VS SEDGLEY 2 1ST HOPPERS 3 VS WEST PARK 3 2ND MINI JUNIOR REGISTRATION DAY 8TH HOPPERS VS FYLDE 8TH HOPPERS 2 VS FYLDE 2 8TH HOPPERS 4 VS CLITHEROE 2 8TH HOPPERS 5 VS TARLETON 3 15TH HOPPERS 2 VS CHESTER […]

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Volunteers wanted for Fylde game

28-08-2018

Hoppers host Fylde for the first time in 7 years on September 8th and as such we are expecting a large crowd to attend the match. With this in mind, as well as the changes to the parking at the club, we are looking for several volunteers to help out on the day. The main […]

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CROW WINGS INTO LIGHTFOOT GREEN

25-08-2018

PGRFC is delighted to add wing/centre Matt Crow to the playing squad for the 2018/19 season. Having spent last season with National 2 opponents Chester, Crow has previously been with Waterloo having switched codes after spending his formative years in rugby league. During his league days he was part of the Wigan Warriors academy whilst […]

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Membership for 2018/19 due

19-08-2018

To all rugby members, membership for the 2018/19 season is now due for payment and there are a number of ways to pay. The preferred method is to sign up to a direct debit. First time payers get a £5 free top up on their bar card. For the first time this season there is a […]

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Hoppers vs Fylde – What does it mean to you?

19-08-2018

Preston Grasshoppers host great rivals Fylde on Saturday 8th September in league action for the first time in 7 years. To get a sense of the history and rivalry involved in this great fixture we have asked some former players from both teams the question ‘What did the Hoppers vs Fylde derby mean to you […]

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POWERFUL HOWARD ADDS TO HOPPERS PACK

11-08-2018

PGRFC is thrilled to confirm the addition of the powerful Adam Howard to the squad for the 2018/19 season. Howard 29, is a former player with Darlington Mowden Park, West Hartlepool and Wharfedale whilst he has also represented York City Knights RLFC. In union he has made close to 130 appearances with most of those […]

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