Category Archives: Rugby

Rugby World Cup at Hoppers

19-09-2019

The Rugby World Cup is almost upon as and we can confirm that all of the fixture listed below will be shown in the club at the times stated.   We’re delighted to have recently installed two larger 55″ screens in the Wainwright Bar ready for the tournament.   To kick things off this weekend, […]

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Results 14-15th September

16-09-2019
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Hoppers entertain Scunthorpe

16-09-2019

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Scunthorpe – Kick Off 2:30pm Preston Grasshoppers entertain Scunthorpe this coming Saturday in what will be their first visit to Lightfoot Green since they spoiled the party in Hoppers first game on the AGP with a late try and conversion to win by a single point. Something that was a common occurrence […]

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Results 7th-8th September 2019

10-09-2019
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Sedgley Park Match Programme

10-09-2019

Please click the link below to download a PDF of the match programme from the 1st XV National League 2 North game with Sedgley Park on Saturday September 7th. HOPPERS V SEDGLEY PARK MATCH DAY PROGRAMME

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Hoppers head to Fylde in anniversary season

09-09-2019

Preston Grasshoppers make the short journey to near neighbours Fylde this coming Saturday and similar to the visitors, Fylde are celebrating a significant anniversary this season by way of their Centenary whilst the elder statesmen Hoppers record their Sesquicentenary. Hoppers suffered defeat last Saturday in a game that the visitors seven point injury time scores […]

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Hoppers featured on NCA Rugby Podcast

03-09-2019

At the end of August we were delighted to welcome Joe Harvey & Chris Heal from the NCA Rugby Podcast down to Lightfoot Green to talk to Head Coach Paul Arnold, PJ Millea, Matt Lamprey and special guest, Tim Haley. You can listen to the podcast using the player below.

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Hoppers start with Sedgley

02-09-2019

Preston Grasshoppers  vs. Sedgley Park – Kick Off 2:30pm Preston Grasshoppers kick off the new season of league fixtures with a home game against one of their closest rivals in Sedgley Park who travel from Prestwich situated between Manchester and Bury. Last season’s encounter at Lightfoot Green was an exciting end to end game with […]

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The Sesquicentennial International Tournament

02-09-2019

As part of the year-long programme of events celebrating 150 years of the club, an international tournament, sponsored by L&M Healthcare, was held over the weekend at Lightfoot Green. Teams arrived from Formia in Italy, Dendermonde in Belgium, Almelo in Holland, who are twinned with Preston, along with a large contingent supporting the womens’ rugby […]

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Teams start to arrive for International Tournament

29-08-2019

UPDATE The St. Louis Sabres Women’s Rugby Club have arrived too! Ahead of the International Tournament this weekend to celebrate our Sesquicentenary (150 years), we are pleased to welcome players from Italian club Amatori Rugby Formia who were in attendance at training this evening!  The tournament starts on Saturday at 10.30am when Formia take on […]

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