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Jim Moulding

14-04-2019

The club is saddened to hear that long standing member and supporter Jim Moulding has recently passed away. Jim was a very dedicated member of the 1869 Club and made many trips to 1st XV away games. Thank you for all you did for the club Jim. Jim’s funeral is at St Mary’s Ladywell on […]

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Brendan Havanan Trophy – Good Friday

12-04-2019

The Brendan Hanavan Trophy is the annual challenge match between Fylde and Preston Grasshoppers held in honour of Fylde’s late winger. It’s Fylde’s turn to host the 2019 fixture, on Good Friday, 19th April, at the Woodlands (ko 3pm). ‘Hoppers currently hold the Trophy so the home side will be anxious to wrestle it back this time. This season’s game is […]

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Fixtures 13th April

12-04-2019
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South Leicester trip for Hoppers

10-04-2019

Hoppers head to Welford Road this week to take on South Leicester who were last week relegated despite an excellent away win at Otley. Sheffield Tigers’ win over Peterborough meant that with only 2 games remaining, Out Leicester cannot close the 15 point gap. Saturday saw Hoppers win a 40-34 thriller against Stourbridge to complete […]

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1869 Club Supporters Coach to South Leicester

09-04-2019

The 1869 Club are running a supporters coach to the last away game of the season this Saturday at South Leicester. The cost is £20 and the coach will depart at 10.00am from the club car park. A lunch stop is planned en route. If you would like to book a place, please contact Les […]

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Arnie calls time at 450

05-04-2019

Head Coach Paul Arnold has named himself on the substitutes bench tomorrow for the 1st XV game with Stourbridge for a final time. Arnold has decided to call time on an illustrious playing career with a final appearance taking him to 450 competitive senior games and hopefully exactly 36 minutes to finish with 27,000 playing […]

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1869 Club – Thank You

03-04-2019

The 1869 Club were once again out in force on Saturday for the trip to Hull Ionians. We are so, so lucky to have them! The 1869 club has been in existence since 1987 and have run coaches to approximately 250 away matches in that time.

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Sesquicentenary News Update

01-04-2019

For the last couple of years a varying group of members have been meeting and preparing plans for events and projects ready for next season’s anniversary celebrations. Graham Aspden put together the following article and persuaded the RFU Touchline editor to publish a piece about our club’s history and it’s founder members. The next meeting […]

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March Hoppers Lottery Winners

01-04-2019

Please see below for the list of Hoppers Community Lottery Winners for March. 1st PRIZE – Rob Dobson – £90.49 2nd PRIZE – Stuart McGrath – £36.20 3rd PRIZE – Niall Crosley – £24.13 50% of the proceeds from the lottery go into the prize fund whilst the other 50% go into vital club improvements. […]

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Stourbridge next at Lightfoot Green

01-04-2019

Preston Grasshoppers vs. Stourbridge Stourbridge will be the last but one league visitors to Lightfoot Green this season and after losing their long unbeaten run, Hoppers will be looking to record their fourth double of the season this coming Saturday. Hoppers and their supporters left Brantingham Park last Saturday with a certain amount of pride […]

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