Category Archives: Uncategorized

Wirral Preview


Preston Grasshoppers break new ground once again this Saturday when they make the short journey across the river Mersey to play Cheshire side Wirral who started Hoppers season on the AGP for the second game of the season. Words by Mike Forshaw, photo by Mike Craig Much fancied for one of the top places before […]

Read More

Fixtures – 16/12/17


Here are the fixtures for this weekend, good luck to all involved! 16/12/17 1st XV vs Wirral (Away, 14:15) 2nd XV vs Sale FC 2nd XV (Home, 14:15) 3rd XV vs Wirral 2nd XV (Home, 14:15) 4th XV vs Chorley 1st XV (Away, 14:15) 5th XV vs 6th XV (Home, 12:00)  

Read More

Hoppers Make It 13 Unbeaten Games On The Bounce


The 1st XV make it 13 unbeaten games on the bounce by seeing off visitors Billingham 38-5. Whilst the majority of the games in Division 3 North were postponed due to poor weather, the AGP meant the 1st XV’s fixture against Billingham could go ahead. Hoppers’ dominant set piece, coupled with the strength from the […]

Read More

FDC Holdings Main Match Sponsors


Preston Grasshoppers are delighted to welcome FDC (Holdings) Ltd as the main match sponsor for this weekend’s game against Billingham. Established in 1997 F.D.C Holdings Ltd is a well-established business, run out of Walton Summit, Preston, Lancashire. Specialising in next day pallet delivery and distribution throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe; warehousing, fulfilment and third party […]

Read More

Hoppers Host First Time Visitors Billingham


Another tough test for Hoppers lies ahead of them this Saturday when first time visitors to Lightfoot Green Billingham take the stage. Words by Mike Forshaw, photo by Mike Craig Hoppers 3G playing surface won’t be a novelty to the North East side as they also were one of the six inaugural clubs selected by […]

Read More

Fixtures – 09/12/17


Here are the fixtures for next weekend, good luck to everyone involved! 09/12/17 1st XV vs Billingham (Home, 14:30) 2nd XV vs Caldy 2s (Away, 14:15) 3rd XV vs Stockport 2s (Away, 14:15) 4th XV vs Upper Eden 2s (Home, 14:15) 5th XV vs Fleetwood 3s (Away, 14:15) 6th XV vs Aspull 2s (Home, 14:15) […]

Read More

Hoppers Retain Unbeaten Status With Win Over Morley


Leading up to this top versus bottom clash, Hoppers’ Head Coach Paul Arnold expressed his concerns about a possible ‘banana skin’ and, initially, his fears seemed justified as Morley started the game at a breakneck pace and were ahead as early as the second minute as home full back Dante van der Merwe exploited a […]

Read More

Hoppers Play Bottom Placed Morley


After successfully negotiating their last three very difficult fixtures and in so doing keeping an unbeaten record intact, Preston Grasshoppers head to Yorkshire for the third consecutive time for an away game to play bottom side Morley hoping to avoid the proverbial ‘Banana Skin’. Words by Mike Forshaw, photo by Mike Craig The host’s confidence […]

Read More

Fixtures – 02/12/17


Here’s what all of our sides have in store this weekend! 02/12/17 1st XV vs Morley – Away, 15:00 2nd XV vs Chester 2s – Home, 14:15 3rd XV vs Lymm 2s – Home, 14:15 4th XV vs Rossendale 3s – Away, 14:15 5th XV vs Bolton 3s – Home, 14:15 6th XV vs Garstang […]

Read More

Hoppers Prevail In Top Of The League Clash


The much anticipated clash between the top two teams in the league did not disappoint. Despite the bitter cold, the numerous supporters from both sides were treated to a great contest. With the lead changing hands several times in the first fifty minutes, it was Hoppers who managed to gain the upper hand before the […]

Read More
Back to Club News