Category Archives: Rugby

Trip to Lucs for 1st XV


Luctonians vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 2.15pm After making a long journey up into the North East for their last away fixture, Preston Grasshoppers make the equally long trip south into rural Herefordshire this coming Saturday where they’ll meet Luctonians at their Mortimer Park ground. After coming out on the wrong end of yet […]

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Introducing Hoppers Girls!


“Rugby is a game created by boys, but perfected by girls” I once heard said and to be honest, as a proud father of one little Hoppers Girl, why couldn’t they? I first heard about Hoppers girls just under a year ago when the club, supported by the RFU, set about to help grow the […]

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2nd XV vs 3rd XV this Saturday


Preston Grasshoppers 3rd XV vs. Preston Grasshoppers 2nd XV This Saturday sees the club’s 2nd and 3rd teams battle it out in an eagerly anticipated fixture in the NW Cotton Traders Premiership. As is often the case in these interclub games, it promises to be very hotly contested and should be a great exhibition of the strength […]

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2nd XV host Rochdale


Preston Grasshoppers 2nd XV v Rochdale 2nd XV – 3.00pm This week sees Hoppers 2’s entertain Rochdale 2’s in what will surely be an entertaining game of rugby. Hoppers have had a great start to the season and lie joint top of the Cotton Traders Premier League with 4 other teams all tied on 21 […]

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Tynedale trip for 1st XV


Tynedale vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3:00 Preston Grasshoppers head to the north east of England on Saturday to face Tynedale at their troubled Corbridge ground which just over a month after out visit there this time last season was up to it’s crossbars in flood water from the adjacent River Tyne. Once the […]

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Approved Inspectors Ltd Man of Match sponsors


This coming Saturday we are delighted to welcome Approved Inspectors Ltd to Lightfoot Green as the Man of the Match sponsors for the 1st XV game with Hinckley. Managing Director Chris Vaughan had the following to say about the business. “Approved Inspectors Ltd was established in 2009 with the aim of providing an alternative to […]

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Hoppers host Hinckley


Preston Grasshoppers vs. Hinckley – Kick Off 2.15pm Preston Grasshoppers welcome infrequent visitors and fellow struggler’s Hinckley RFC to Lightfoot Green this coming Saturday afternoon, after both clubs suffered their fifth defeat of the season last time out. Our visitors have just one less bonus point than ourselves and sit between Hoppers and bottom of […]

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1st XV travel to Otley


Preston Grasshoppers will be looking to end their current run of four consecutive defeats and add to their only success this season at Wharfedale, when they visit old rivals Otley at their Cross Green ground this coming Saturday. After knocking on the door for long periods last Saturday at Scunthorpe, Hoppers just couldn’t manage to […]

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Scunthorpe Trip for Hoppers


Scunthorpe vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3.00pm Preston Grasshoppers make a rare trip into Lincolnshire this coming Saturday where they’ll be making just their second visit to newly promoted Scunthorpe RFC’s Heslam Park ground. Whilst this season hasn’t got off to the best of starts, it’s a long way from the losing streak that […]

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Supporters Coach to Otley


Preston Grasshoppers Supporters Club, The 1869 Club, are hoping to run a coach to Otley on Saturday the 8th October to watch the 1st XV fixture with Otley. Departure is scheduled for 11.30am from the club car park with lunch to be taken upon arrival at Otley in the Clubhouse. To book your place please […]

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