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Re-usable Plastic Glasses on Match Day


This weekend the club is introducing a re-usable plastic glass system for match days for a variety of reasons. The plastic glasses are similar to those used at Twickenham and other clubs. Firstly, from a safety standpoint, we do not want glassware pitch side. Secondly, we feel there is an environmental benefit as we have been […]

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Bonfire Night – Everything you Need to Know


Our annual Fireworks and Bonfire Night, sponsored by Burning Desires, is less than a fortnight away, and we are excited to now reveal what you can expect at the event. The gates will open at 6pm on the 3rd November and we have a mixture of entertainment lined up prior to the main fireworks display […]

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2nd XV vs Sedgley Park Preview


The 2nd XV host reigning champions Sedgley Park at Lightfoot Green this Saturday, intent on getting back to winning ways after three straight defeats. Words by Ade Jebb Last weekend saw Young’s men knocked out of the cup, falling 18-30 to this season’s standout performers, Chester. Hoppers suffered a league reverse against the same opposition […]

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Hoppers Ladies disappointed but not deterred


They always say it hurts before it gets better and if that’s the case, Hoppers Ladies will not want to experience again, the pain of the defeat they had last Sunday. By Steve Tiernan After two strong performances against Carlisle and neighbours Garstang, the girls were buoyant going away to Crewe and Nantwich. With more […]

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Fixtures 7/10/17


Here is a round up of the weekend’s fixtures. 1st XV vs Kirkby Lonsdale (Home 2.30pm KO) 2nd XV vs Chester 2s (Away) 3rd XV vs Stockport 2s (Home 3pm KO) 4th XV vs Tyldesley 2s (Home 3pm KO) Hoppers 6th XV vs Hoppers 5th XV (Home 3pm KO)

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This weekend’s fixtures – 16 September


Saturday 16th September – Home games kick off at 3pm. 1st XV vs Hull (Away) 2nd XV vs Fylde 2s (Home) 3rd XV vs Macclesfield 3s (Away) 4th XV vs Ormskirk 2s (Away) 5th XV vs Kirkby Lonsdale (Home) 6th XV vs Colne & Nelson 2s (Away)

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Wirral Match Preview


After last weeks narrow victory at Sandal, Hoppers kick off their home campaign with a League match against first time visitors to Lightfoot Green from the Wirral, the aptly named Wirral RUFC. By Mike Forshaw After starting the opening game at Sandal in impressive fashion, Hoppers let their superiority slip away late in the first […]

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Membership for the new season is now due


To all rugby members, membership for the new season is now due for payment. and there are a number of ways to pay. The preferred method is to sign up to direct debit. First time payers get a £5 free top up on their bar card. Alternatively, you can pay online by debit/credit card, the link […]

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Club seeking full time chef


Preston Grasshoppers RFC is looking to employ a full time experienced ambitious chef in their busy kitchen at the rugby club at Lightfoot Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in the catering industry and qualified to at least NVQ level 2 catering. You will be involved in all […]

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Annual General Meeting 27th July


Members are advised that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING will take place on THURSDAY 27th JULY 2017 at 7.30 p.m. in the Clubhouse at Lightfoot Green to receive the accounts for the year May 2016 – April 2017 & to elect the officers of the Club. Nominations for all posts, plus any items of other business, must be received by the Hon. Secretary in the Club […]

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