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2017/18 Match Day Hospitality


The new season is fast approaching which means we can all start to look forward to some great match day hospitality and rugby at the club. The match day experience at Hoppers always provides a fantastic day out with entry to the ground and a 3 course meal costing just £20 inc VAT (Christmas and […]

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Ian Nash Passes Away


It is with regret that we announce the passing of ex 1st XV player and lifelong member Ian Nash at the age of 86. His funeral will be held at Preston Crematorium on 31st May at 12pm. Ian played for Hoppers in the late 1940s and occasionally during the early fifties. He was a lifelong member, […]

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Summer Fitness Bootcamp at Hoppers


1st XV player Matt Frings is running fitness sessions at the club over the summer for those looking to get fit, everybody is welcome!

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Remaining senior games this season


The season is coming to an end for another year but there is still some action on at the club next weekend. 29th April 1st XV vs Wharfedale (Home 3pm AGP) 3rd XV vs Bury St Edmund (Home 12pm AGP) 4th XV vs Clitheroe (Home)

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Director of Rugby Job Application


Job: Director of Rugby Organisation: Preston Grasshoppers RFC Salary: TBA Location: Preston Contract: Permanent Closing Date: 13th March 2017 Job Description Preston Grasshoppers one of the oldest clubs in England (1869) and currently playing at L4, is looking to appoint a Director of Rugby to lead their strategic plan. Preston Grasshoppers run 6 Senior Men’s […]

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Friday Night Lights Delight for 5ths


The 5ths playing on a second consecutive week on a Friday night on the new AGP pitch against Aspull 2s. Words by Chris Nuttall. With these two teams only played at Aspull only two weeks earlier which Aspull won with ease 65-5, the 5ths skipper Mick Mortimer was hoping for a better result. He had […]

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Otley Preview + Free Ticket


Preston Grasshoppers welcome long standing opponents from Yorkshire to Lightfoot Green this Saturday when Otley make the relatively short journey across the Pennines. To get your free ticket for this game, click this link, download the image and present it at the gate on your smartphone or print it off. Hoppers will need to pick […]

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What’s on over the Christmas period?


Here’s what’s on at Hoppers over the festive period, we hope you all have a great Christmas and we’ll see you at the club soon.

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Sale FC to visit Lightfoot Green


Preston Grasshoppers vs. Sale – Kick Off 2:15pm Preston Grasshoppers host near neighbours Sale in what will be the final home game of the year and may well be the last 1st XV league fixture played on grass at Lightfoot Green. Fixtures against Sale have been few and far between, but there can’t be many present […]

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South Leicester next up for Hoppers


Preston Grasshoppers vs. South Leicester – Kick Off 2.15pm This Saturday Preston Grasshoppers welcome South Leicester to Lightfoot Green for their second visit to our ground although they will be playing on a different pitch from their first meeting with Hoppers. Our visitors from Leicestershire sit a number of places above us in the league […]

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