Category Archives: Rugby

Haleys sponsor Sedgley match

16-12-2015

We’re delighted to be welcoming Haleys Business Advisers to Lightfoot Green on Saturday as our Main Match Sponsors for the 1st XV game with Sedgley Park. Haleys Business Advisers have been long time sponsors of the club and this year took up the main shirt sponsorship of the 1st XV kit. Ahead of the game […]

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Hoppers host Sedgley Park

16-12-2015

Preston Grasshoppers  vs. Sedgley Park – Kick Off 2.30pm Hoppers are back at home this Saturday for the final league game of 2015 with local rivals Sedgley Park the visitors. Our opponents from the Whitefield area of Outer Manchester currently sit second place in the table and with a convincing victory over league leaders Macclesfield […]

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Santa Hat Saturday, 19th December

10-12-2015

Preston Grasshoppers is proud to be supporting ‘Santa Hat Saturday’ on Saturday 19th September to raise money for the Joining Jack charity. Santa Hat Saturday is a very simple idea based upon spectators and players (during the warm up and after the game) wearing a Santa hat to watch the game and paying just £1 […]

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Huddersfield trip for 1st XV

08-12-2015

Preston Grasshoppers take the relatively short journey to Huddersfield’s Lockwood Park ground overlooked by the giant railway arches for their next game, and will be hoping for better luck with the weather than last Saturday’s late call off at Lightfoot Green. With the weather forecasters predicting the rain would cease around noon, and the local […]

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1st XV welcome Lions

02-12-2015

The game has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch and will be rearranged for a later date. Preston Grasshoppers vs. Leicester Lions – Kick Off 2.30pm Hoppers entertain Leicester Lions this coming Saturday hoping to get back to winning ways after a disappointing result in appalling conditions last Saturday at Harrogate’s new establishment, Rudding […]

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Leonard Curtis Sponsor Leicester Lions Match

02-12-2015

This Saturday we are delighted to have Leonard Curtis as the Main Match Sponsors for the 1st XV game with Leicester Lions. Leonard Curtis are one of the largest independent firms in the UK specialising in corporate recovery, insolvency and business restructuring. It is a national practice with 14 directors and more than 100 staff with a […]

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Cup Draw for 2nd, 3rd and 6th XV’s

01-12-2015

The draw for the next round of the The Raging Bull North West Leagues Cup Competitions have been made and Hoppers teams have been drawn as follows. 6th February Lighting and Building Services Plate Last 16 Preston Grasshoppers 6th XV vs Crosby St Mary’s 1 2nd April Brooke Edgley Specialist Technical Services Cup Semi-Final Preston Grasshoppers […]

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December at Hoppers

30-11-2015

With the festive season approaching, we’ve got some news for members and spectators about what to expect at Lightfoot Green. Pre-Match Hospitality Hospitality at the 1st XV game with Sedgley Park on Saturday 19th December is now sold out but there is still availability for the game with Leicester Lions on Saturday 5th December. For […]

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Supporters Bus to Huddersfield

29-11-2015

The 1869 Club are running a supporters bus to Huddersfield for the 1st XV game on Saturday 12th December. Last weekend saw a fantastic turnout seeing 42 supporters make the trip to Harrogate to cheer on the lads. It would be great to get a similar turnout for the game at Huddersfield. As you can […]

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Lancs name Hoppers in U18s squad

25-11-2015

Lancashire U18s have named 5 Hoppers in their squad to face Cheshire on Sunday 29th November at Wilmslow RFC (KO 2:0pm). Hooker Harry Robb will again captain the Red Rose county with Jack Edwards (flanker) and Oliver Cuerden (No 8) also in the starting XV. James Hesketh and Harry Bashall complete the Hoppers contingent and […]

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