Category Archives: Rugby

1869 Club Coach to Caldy

22-10-2019

The next away trip for the ‘1869’ Club coach is to Caldy on Sat 16th Nov 2019. Time: 10.30am from the club car park. (Early start due to 2.15pm ko) Cost: £20 Lunch will, as usual, be taken at a suitable hostelry en route. A notice will be on the notice board by this weekend. […]

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Hoppers host Stourbridge

22-10-2019

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Stourbridge, 26th October, 2.30pm Stourbridge rugby club are the visitors to Lightfoot Green this coming weekend, bringing with them their usual loyal band of supporters who will be travelling up the M6 to Preston. Hoppers season long list of injuries was extended even more up at Tynedale last Saturday with the game […]

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Results 19th October

20-10-2019
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Player of the Week 12-13th October

16-10-2019

1st XV – PJ Millea “A great captains knock, 80 minute,s 100% set Piece & lead by example throughout.” 2nd XV – Charlie Gale “Carried well and tackled well. Lead from the front.” 3rd XV – Tony Spence 4th XV – Warren Long 5th XV – Rob Smith “Tackling, great positioning and leading the back […]

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Results 12-13th October

16-10-2019
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Tough Tynedale trip for 1st XV

14-10-2019

Tynedale vs. Preston Grasshoppers, 19th October 2019, 3.00pm Preston Grasshoppers take to the road this Saturday for one of their longest journeys of the season, heading for the scenic banks of the Tyne where Corbridge town’s rugby club Tynedale reside. Another “could have been, should have been” defeat last week will also bring back memories […]

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Fixtures 12-13th October

11-10-2019
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Player of the week 5-6th October

09-10-2019

1st XV – Ryan Carlson “Picked by Wharfedale as MOM, he had a good game in the set piece & loose.” 2nd XV – Harry Holden “Stepped into the backline at 12 when we had a bare 15. Never looked out of place. The definitive squad player.” 4th XV – Az Swarbrick “Voted for by […]

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Hoppers welcome Huddersfield

07-10-2019

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Huddersfield, 12th October, 2.30pm Preston Grasshoppers will be looking to get back to winning ways after last weekend’s disappointment when they face Yorkshire side Huddersfield this coming Saturday at Lightfoot Green. Our visitors haven’t had the best of starts this season, recording just one win which came in a narrow victory over […]

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Results 5-6 October

06-10-2019
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