Category Archives: Supporters News

1869 Club Coach to Otley


The 1869 Club will be running a coach to the re arranged fixture at Otley this Saturday 2nd March, leaving Hoppers front car park at 10.30 and calling at the Flying Duck at Ilkley on the way for solid and liquid refreshments (thanks for finding this pub Katie, it’s a brewery pub with a large […]

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1869 Club Supporters Coach to Tynedale


A big thank you to our previous committee members for all their hard work over so many years. Les Harrison, John Dewhurst and Mike Forshaw. We intend to run a coach to the first away game of the upcoming new season, at Tyndale on Saturday 2nd September, departing from Hoppers’ front car park at 10.00, […]

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1869 Club Mission Statement


The purposes of the 1869 Club are to support Hoppers First Team at as many away games as possible, and in so doing, to have fun! Last season we travelled by coach to 10 of the 13 away games. We usually call at a nearby hostelry for lunch and beer on the way, or occasionally […]

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Pre-Match lunches for the 2023/24 season are now on sale and can be booked through the club website. Join us for pre-match hospitality in the Wade Dooley suite and take in the welcoming, friendly and informal atmosphere of our club. Bookings must be made by 12 noon on the Tuesday leading up the game on […]

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1869 Club AGM – 10th August 2023


The 35th Annual General Meeting of the ‘1869’ Club (Hoppers Supporters) will be held 7.30pm on Thursday 10th August 2023 in the Clubhouse. This is a very important meeting for the future of the ‘1869’ Club, as the present Chairman and Secretary will be standing down after many years in office. Any nominations for the […]

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1869 Club Supporters Coach to Rotherham


Good Afternoon everyone, First of all, thanks to those who travelled on our coach to Hull Ionians! Although our numbers were small, I know we were appreciated by the players and management! It was an excellent game of rugby and we were unlucky not to come away with 5 pts. However the beer at Hulls […]

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‘1869’ Club away match coach to Chester


These are the details for our next away match Coach to Chester. Date ; Sat 25th Feb 2023 Time ; 11am from the front car park Cost ; £20 As usual there will be a stop for lunch at a hopefully suitable hostelry! If you would like to travel please put your name on the […]

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6N 2023 Live at Hoppers


Join us at Lightfoot Green for every game of the 2023 6 Nations live. There’s nothing quite like watching rugby in a rugby club with a drink amongst friends. We’ll be showing every match (as per the schedule above). For the opening weekend why not make it a double header and watch the Hoppers 2nd […]

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‘1869’ Club away match coach to Fylde


Good Evening everyone, Thanks to all supporters who made the long journey to Sheffield Tigers! Your Commitee are planning the next ‘1869’ away match coach to Fylde. Date : Sat 11th Feb ’23 Time : 1.45pm from the Clubhouse (for 3pm ko) Cost : £10 It would be nice if everyone could meet at Hoppers […]

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‘1869’ Club Away match coach to Sheffield Tigers


Not the result we were hoping for on Saturday but the bonus point may be very useful. Thanks to Huddersfield for their warm welcome and excellent beers! Also to all those who travelled on the coach, a great turnout! The next away match coach is to Sheffield Tigers. Date : Sat 28th Jan 2023 Cost […]

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