Category Archives: Rugby

Hoppers vs Fylde on Good Friday

19-02-2018

The Brendan Hanavan Trophy returns to Lightfoot Green on Good Friday as a Hoppers XV battles it out with local rivals Fylde. The match kicks off at 2pm on 30th March and we’re hoping to see another big crowd at the Club enjoying this fixture like we have done in the past. There is match […]

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Sportsman’s Dinner Success with Sean Fitzpatrick

10-02-2018

The annual Sportsman’s Dinner took place on Friday night with All Black legend Sean Fitzpatrick taking the reigns as the after dinner speaker. The event raises vital funds for the Mini Junior section and also presents the ‘Knee High to a Grasshopper’ awards to junior players who have played throughout the age groups, from U7s […]

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1869 Club Bus to Pocklington

01-02-2018

The 1869 Club Tour of the North continues with another fun bus planned to Pocklington on February 17th! These trips provide a great day out with lunch, plenty of refreshments and the chance to experience a warm welcome from other clubs around the country. Details Date : Sat 17th Feb Time : 9.30am from the […]

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War of the Roses this March

01-02-2018

This March the 1st XV face two tough back to back battles against Yorkshire rivals Ilkley and Harrogate. These will be key games in the Club’s bid to regain their National 2 status, and we’d love to see big vocal crowds at both of these fixtures. As an extra incentive, if you come to watch […]

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2018 6 Nations Kicks Off

31-01-2018

It’s that time of year again, the 6 Nations kicks off this weekend! As usual, we will be showing all of the action live at the Club. We hope to see you down supporting the 1st XV vs Rossendale this Saturday and enjoying the international games too.

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Senior Player of the Month – January

31-01-2018

We are delighted to announce the January 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 Off-Field team. The January winner of the Senior Player of […]

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MUD and GUTS

31-01-2018

Sale Sharks Division 5 North Hoppers 5th XV 8-27 Aspull 2nd XV By Micky Mortimer (Intrepid Reporter providing a report so close to the action Kate Adie would have been impressed). Saturday came and there was a heart stopping 10am phone call from John Powell. Would the game be on? To everyone’s surprise after the […]

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Club Player of the Month – December

26-01-2018

We are delighted to announce the December winner of the “Club Player of the Month” award winner. This award is given to a player who has played in the Club’s 3rd-6th XV section and has impressed a panel of judges (made up of the captains from those sides and the Head of Rugby Operations) with their […]

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Inner Warrior Event at Hoppers

24-01-2018

Preston Grasshoppers are hosting a RFU Inner Warrior session for all women aged 18+ on Saturday, 27th Jan at 10am. It’s a free session and all you need is your normal gym gear and bags of enthusiasm. No obligation, so just come along, have fun, explore a new way of keeping fit and experience the […]

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U18 Lancashire Cup Quarter Final at Hoppers

21-01-2018

This Monday (22nd Jan) Stonyhurst take on Merchant Taylors in the quarter final of the U18 Lancashire Cup on the AGP at Hoppers. Kick off is at 7.15pm and should be a really entertaining game, all support is welcome.    

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