Category Archives: Rugby

Your club needs you!

04-04-2016

Many thanks for those who volunteered and helped out at the club for the Good Friday charity game against Fylde – it was a great afternoon: weather good, big crowd, plenty of food and drink sold and a lot of money raised for charity!! The day went very well, thanks, in part at least, to […]

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Marston’s sponsor Harrogate game

01-04-2016

On Saturday we are delighted to be welcoming Marston’s to Lightfoot Green as the main match sponsors for the 1st XV game with Harrogate. Marston’s completed a takeover of Daniel Thwaites brewing arm in a £25.1 million deal last year and this is the first time that Marston’s will be sponsoring a game since the […]

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Under 20’s World Cup Tickets

31-03-2016

The RFU is proud to be hosting the World Rugby U20 Championship in June this year. The tournament is a great showcase for future stars of world rugby and we know that the North West of England will give the twelve competing nations a warm welcome. The tournament will be played across five match days […]

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Hoppers host ‘Gate

30-03-2016

After last weeks fruitless long journey to South Leicester, Hoppers will be hoping to get back on track this Saturday with a home success against a Harrogate side who with a couple of games in hand, sit one place and seven points above them in the table. The defeat in Leicestershire played in a howling […]

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South Leicester trip for the 1st XV

23-03-2016

South Leicester vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3.00pm On the back of a much needed five point victory over a lively Sandal side last week at Milnthorpe Road and recording their second double of the season, Preston Grasshoppers head for South Leicester once again this Saturday after an aborted attempt earlier in the year […]

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Burning Desires sponsor Good Friday game

23-03-2016

On Good Friday we are delighted to be welcoming Burning Desires to Lightfoot Green as the main match sponsors for the game with Fylde. Ahead of the game we caught up with Managing Director Sean Treaddell to ask him some questions about the business. Who are Burning Desires and what services and products do you […]

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Why I allow my son to play Rugby Union

21-03-2016

In the last few weeks you may have noticed plenty of press coverage on the topic of banning tackling in school rugby. In response for the call to ban tackling, Hoppers Under 14’s Mum Jayne Dolloway has written the article below which explains why she allows her son to play the game. The article was […]

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Lottery Winners Week 11

21-03-2016

The tenth draws of the new Hoppers Community Lottery took place in the clubhouse at the weekend and was drawn by club chef Allan Nutter. In total 272 numbers were sold for a total of £136. Half of this fund is given as prizes with the other half going towards improvements and refurbishments around the club. […]

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Sandal Trip for 1st XV

16-03-2016

Sandal vs. Preston Grasshoppers – Kick Off 3.00pm Hoppers take to the road again this week and after three fruitless home games will be determined to get back to winning ways once again. Saturday’s opponents Sandal are also in need of a success, so the game will be a crucial one for both sides to […]

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Volunteers Wanted

15-03-2016

We have two events coming up that are important for the club and for which we need volunteers to make sure they run safely and smoothly: • Friday 25th March game versus Fylde which is the Annual Good Friday Brendan Hanavan Trophy charity game • Saturday 16th April game versus Chester which is Family Fun […]

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