Category Archives: Rugby

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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DAVIDSON LEADS THE WAY AS FIRST NEW FACE AT LIGHTFOOT GREEN

08-08-2018

PGRFC is delighted to announce the experienced Tom Davidson as its first new signing to join the club ahead of their return to National Two North for the 2018/19 season. Davidson 27, joins Hoppers from National 2 North rivals Wharfedale for whom he made over 160 appearances across National One and National Two North since […]

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Hoppers Face Caldy in pre-season

06-08-2018

The 1st XV continue their pre-season campaign this Saturday 18th August against National League one opposition Caldy Hoppers have a double header have a double header this weekend. The 1st XV will face National One opposition with Caldy the visitors to Lightfoot Green. The kick off will be 2.30pm. Meanwhile the 2nd XV will host […]

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HEAD COACH ARNOLD EXTENDS HIS FUTURE WITH PGRFC

06-08-2018

PGRFC are delighted to announce that Head Coach Paul Arnold has signed a contract extension to remain at Lightfoot Green until the end of the 2020/21 season. After joining the club last summer, Arnold’s impact was instant with him leading the club to promotion from the Northern Premier Division in his first season in charge. […]

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Support England Against Croatia

09-07-2018

This Wednesday sees England take on Croatia in the biggest game of football in a generation. Following the fantastic quarter final atmosphere during Hopfest, we are showing the semi final on the big screen in the Dooley Suite, kick off 7pm. There will be food available and offers on selected drinks, so get down to […]

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Dependable Dan Stays at Lightfoot Green

06-06-2018

Versatile prop Dan Madden has again committed himself to the Hoppers cause for the 2018/19 season. Able to play on both sides of the front row, Madden has now made over 100 career appearances for Hoppers and is very much a mainstay of the 1st XV squad. Dan said “I am looking forward to next […]

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