Category Archives: Rugby

Boxing Day 2017

04-12-2017

Our annual Boxing Day testimonial match returns on the 26th December, kick off is 1pm. Bring your boots along and get involved, all players are welcome! Contact Michael.Bailey@bailey-fs.co.uk for more information if you would like to play. This year’s game is in honour of our beloved chef Allan Nutter who is retiring at the end of the season. Entry to the ground if you want to watch or play costs a minimum £5 donation which will go to Derian House, Allan’s charity […]

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Hoppers Host County Game

04-12-2017

We are pleased to be hosting the U18 County Championship game between Lancashire and Cheshire on the 17th December. We’re hoping to see some Hoppers players and future stars of the game involved and it promises to be an excellent fast-paced match on the AGP. Kick off is 2pm and all support would be greatly […]

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Christmas Lunch & Rugby 16th December

04-12-2017

Pre match lunches for the 1st XV game against Billingham on the 9th December have sold out, but if you fancy a Christmas lunch at Hoppers then we are putting hospitality on for the 2nd XV game vs Sale FC on the 16th December! Lunch and all the trimmings will be served up before a […]

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An impressive performance from the Ladies 2nd XV

30-11-2017

With a mixture of those that are new to the game, those returning to the game from long term absence and a sprinkling of current players who are returning from injury, Hoppers Ladies 2nd XV took to the field last Sunday. With a strategy focused on learning, developing and having fun, the girls not only […]

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Sale Sharks vs Bath Offer

29-11-2017

Sale Sharks are offering a free coach from Preston Grasshoppers to the AJ Bell Stadium for their game against Bath on the 23rd December if 50 tickets are purchased by the Club. The meeting time for the coach is 12:45 at the club. Tickets are just £20 per person and this will be a great […]

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Senior Player of the Month – November

29-11-2017

After much deliberation due to a large number of excellent performances we are delighted to announce the November winner of the “Senior Player of the Month” award. This award is given to a member of the 1st XV Squad who has impressed on and off the field during that month and is chosen by the Coaching and […]

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Oga and Trips Make a Royal Debut

21-11-2017

Last Wednesday PGRFC 1st XV players Oga Mabaya (sponsored by JSI Krempel) and Oli Trippier (sponsored by Guys Thatched Hamlet) made their senior county debuts when they represented the Lancashire Royals XV against the Cheshire Harvesters at Sedgley Tigers Park Lane ground. The Royals came into being last season and is an avenue for talented […]

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CUP DREAMS TURN TO NIGHTMARES FOR 5th XV

21-11-2017

LIGHTNING AND BUILDING SERVICES PLATE – ROUND 2 TYLDESLEY 3rd XV 40 – 7 PGRFC 5th XV The sun was weak and pale as the Hoppers 5ths took to the field against Tyldesley 3rds on Saturday. Things got off to a disorganised start as only twelve of the fifteen shirts arrived! After a brief negotiation, the visiting […]

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Exciting Draw Following Strong Hoppers Comeback

20-11-2017

Cotton Traders Championship – PGRFC 3rd XV 24 – 24 Macclesfield 3rd XV The sun was shining on the AGP as Hoppers 3rd XV welcomed Macclesfield to Lightfoot Green. Hoppers were looking to come away with another W, having already won a closely fought encounter in the reverse fixture at the beginning of the season, and […]

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Hoppers Ladies comfortably win at home to Altrincham & Kersal

16-11-2017

Nearing the half-way point of the season, Hoppers Ladies find themselves comfortably in the top three, five points behind leaders Didsbury who host the girls from Lightfoot lane next in the league campaign. However, with a great win at home against the ladies from Altrincham & Kersal and a tasty away fixture in the cup […]

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