Category Archives: Rugby

Results 6-7 October

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Hoppers welcome Macclesfield


Hoppers host ‘bottom-of-the-league’ Macclesfield this coming Saturday for their third home game of 2018 in what is a sharp contrast from when they last opposed each other at Lightfoot Green when the visitors topped National 2 North on their way to promotion. Whilst Hoppers were losing at Wharfedale last week, our visitors notched their first […]

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Senior Fixtures 6-7 October

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Macclesfield Hospitality


Hoppers next outing at Lightfoot Green is on Saturday 13th October when the lads host Macclesfield. There are still a few pre-match lunch tables left for this fixture as well as the Hoppers Rollers pre-match cycle ride taking place. Paul Arnold’s men will be looking to start another long unbeaten home run after having their […]

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Senior Player of the Month September


PGRFC is delighted to announce the first winner of this season’s “Senior Player of the Month” award for September. 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 Off-Field Team. The September winner of […]

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Otley trip for 1st XV


Otley vs. Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers will be looking to put an end to their current run of two consecutive defeats and add to their only success this season which was at home to Fylde when they visit old rivals Otley at their Cross Green ground this coming Saturday. Losing last week’s game against Sedgley […]

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Winning record ends


Losing last week’s game against Sedgley Park put an end to Hoppers winning sequence of home games which stretched back to the beginning of last season’s victory over Wirral. Prior to last Saturday, the previous defeat was the final game of the 2016/17 relegation season at the hands of Wharfedale. However, Hoppers win against Fylde […]

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100 up for Oga


Pending selection Oga Mabaya will make his 100th appearance for the 1st XV this Saturday when Hoppers take on Sedgley Park. Born in Zimbabwe Oga moved to Preston in 2005 and soon joined the Mini Junior setup at Hoppers under the watchful eye of ex-1st XV prop Lloyd Bell. Oga went on to make his […]

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Sedgley Park to visit Lightfoot Green


Preston Grasshoppers  vs. Sedgley Park – Kick Off 2.30pm Preston Grasshoppers play hosts to another local side this Saturday at Lightfoot Green when Sedgley Park make the relatively short journey from Prestwich, Manchester. After suffering the shock of a last minute defeat last Saturday at Huddersfield when with just a few minutes remaining a five […]

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Help needed at Sedgley game


Hoppers host Sedgley TIgers this coming Saturday and we are expecting another large crowd. 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 duties will involve guiding cars to the new car park and also […]

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