Category Archives: Supporters News

1869 Club AGM


The 27th AGM of the ‘1869’ Club (Hoppers Supporters) is being held on Monday 4th Aug 2014, at 7.30 pm in the Simons Lounge. All supporters of Preston Grasshoppers will be made very welcome! The ‘1869’ Club donated £1500 towards the purchase of the new Hoppers tractor and equipment last season and recently a further […]

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250 Club – April Winners


Hoppers 250 Club – April Winners 1st Prize £50 – D Taylor 2nd Prize £25 – Sue Hutchins 3rd Prize £15 – Mike Bailey These are the lucky winners of the April Draw which was made at this week’s Lunch Club. All funds raised will continue to be utilised on refurbishment and maintenance of both […]

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Dyer’s 6N Review


With a full house in the final round of games, our Six Nations blogger and Director of Rugby Gareth Dyer returned an impressive 13 correct predictions from the 15 games played. Here he provides his thoughts on the final round together with his team of the tournament. The final round of games was played out […]

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Ladies Day, 12th April


Saturday 12th April sees Lightfoot Green host its annual Ladies Day. This day has been running for a number of years now and is always popular. Ladies are invited to join us from 12 noon for drinks, a complimentary one is provided on arrival, followed by a 3-course lunch at 1pm. Following lunch, ladies will […]

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Coach to Caldy


The ’1869′ Club is running a coach to the final League game of the season at Caldy on Sat 5th April 2014. Departure Time: 11am Cost: £10 Lunch to be taken en route. If you would like to travel please put your name on the list in the clubhouse or contact Les Harrison on 01772 863774. […]

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Lunch Club Rearranged for 6th March


It has been decided to cancel the Hoppers Lunch Club next Thursday 27th Feb, due to the funeral of Sir Tom Finney which is being held that day. The lunch has been re-arranged for Thu 6th March 2014.

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Chinese Buffet


The 2nd XV take on Caldy this weekend, looking to get back playing after last weekend’s game was washed out at Sedgley Park. ‘Hoppers need a minor miracle if they are to win the league after disappointing defeats away to Macclesfield and Sale FC. However after beating Macclesfield last time out they are buoyed with confidence going into what looks […]

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Hoppers Supporters Evening


Hoppers Supporters Evening – Thursday 27th February On Thursday February 27th 7.30pm in the Wainwright Bar you are invited to a ‘Hoppers supporter’s evening for a Q and A session with some of the first team management and playing staff. Director of Rugby Gareth Dyer and Performance Analyst Matt Coleridge will explain the format and […]

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Dyer’s 6N Blog – Week 1 Round Up


Throughout the RBS 6 Nations our director of Rugby Gareth Dyer will be previewing and reviewing each round of fixtures. Here are his thoughts after the first weekend. The highlight of the weekend’s games came in Paris and that is where I start my review of the 1st round of games in this year’s Six […]

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Hoppers vs Fylde returns


With demise of the traditional Boxing Day fixture and this season no Lancashire Cup being run, both clubs have been working on the idea of an annual fixture to re-ignite this traditional derby. We are delighted to announce that agreement has been reached to put on an annual fixture at Easter on an alternating home […]

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