Category Archives: Rugby

Christian Taylor rejoins Hoppers

06-08-2019

PGRFC is thrilled to announce the return of hooker Christian Taylor to the club. Christian re-joins after a couple of seasons with Sale FC where he featured regularly in their National League One campaigns. He has represented Cheshire and was also selected for England Counties U20. Also able to play Number 8, a proven try […]

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Members Notice – 6 Nations Ticket Applications

06-08-2019

The club has received notice of its allocation of tickets for the 6 Nations Internationals at Twickenham for England against Ireland on 23rd February and England vs Wales on 7 March .  Applications to purchase these tickets can now only be made through our online shop. NOTE this is for paid up members of Preston […]

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2019/20 Squad & Pre-season update

24-07-2019

With pre-season now well underway, the Hoppers 1stXV squad are working hard on their preparations for the upcoming season. It promises to be a big season in the club’s history given that it is the 150th year of the club and that is something not lost on the players and coaches at Lightfoot Green. Head of […]

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New Colts Season – New players welcome

24-07-2019

Preston Grasshoppers RFC Colts are gearing up for a new season with pre-season set to start on Wednesday 31st July at 8pm.  All players are welcome from beginners to those who have played before. The only requirement is that players must be under 18 on 1st September 2019. Fixtures take place on a Sunday at […]

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L&M Healthcare confirmed as main sponsors of the International Tournament

17-07-2019

Preston Grasshoppers is thrilled to confirm the main sponsor of the International Tournament from 31stAugust to 1stSeptember is L&M Healthcare. Part of the 150th year celebrations, the International Tournament will take place at Lightfoot Green Lane and will consist of teams from Formia (Italy), Dendermonde (Belgium) plus the Preston City Twin Town team from Almelo (Holland). […]

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Pre-Season starts 9th July

08-07-2019

Pre-season for Senior Rugby starts tomorrow night (Tuesday 9th July) at 7pm. New players more than welcome! We run a 3rd, 4th and 5th XV so we cater for all experiences and abilities. O2 Touch Rugby will continue back at the club after a successful 5 week run on Moor Park for those wanting to […]

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Stott captains England

31-05-2019

Preston Grasshoppers is delighted that 1st XV centre Sam Stott has been selected to captain England Counties U20’s this afternoon in their game with Romania U23.  The game takes place in Bucharest’s Olympia Stadium with kick off scheduled for 3pm GMT. The second test takes place on June 4th John Blanchard (Sale FC, Lancashire) Matt […]

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Lamprey named in NCA ‘Top 48’

28-05-2019

Preston Grasshoppers Number 8 Matthew Lamprey has been named by the NCA in their ‘Top 48’ which picks one player from each club in National 1, 2 North and 2 South to form a list of players who have enjoyed an outstanding season in the National Leagues. The awards have been announced through the NCA […]

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Hoppers Match Day Hospitality Booking For Next Season Is Now Live On the Website

28-05-2019

Now that next season’s fixtures have been announced, the home games have been added to the club shop on the website so match day hospitality can be booked. This includes the Hoppers vs Fylde game on December 21st For this game there are two hospitality offerings in the Dooley Suite and a hospitality marquee. The […]

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Mabaya and Gough picked in N2N Dream Team

24-05-2019

Peston Grasshoppers prop Oga Mabaya and scrum-half James Gough have both been named in The Rugby Paper’s National League 2 North Dream Team for the 2018/19 season. The team is selected by the match reporter from each club based on the players they have watched throughout the 2018/19 season. The full selection can be viewed […]

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