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Christmas Opening Hours At Preston Grasshoppers


Wainwright Bar opening times over Christmas and New Year: Monday 24th December (Christmas Eve) 12pm -11pm Tuesday 25th December (Christmas Day) 12 – 3pm Wednesday 26th December (Boxing Day) 12 -11pm Thursday 27th December 4pm -11pm Friday 28th December 4pm -11pm Saturday 29th December 12pm – Midnight Sunday 30th December 12pm -10.30pm Monday 31st January […]

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Sesquicentenary Dinner


The Club is pleased to announce that the Sesquicentenary Dinner will be held in the clubhouse on Friday 9 August 2019. The main Speaker will be Dick Greenwood, former Hoppers’ player and coach and also England captain. It is hoped there will also be a number of our former international players attending depending on finalisation […]

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1st XV off to Wharfedale


Wharfedale vs. Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers travel to meet opposition from Yorkshire for the third consecutive time this Saturday, hoping they don’t serve up a ‘last minute take away’ once again! This time Wharfedale will be the hosts at ‘The Avenue’. Our hosts have had a mixed bag of results so far this season, narrowly […]

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PGRFC have added experienced scrum half James Gough to the playing squad for the 2018/19 season. Gough 31, joins Hoppers from neighbours Kendal for whom he has made over 250 career appearances. James has also spent time with Wharfedale RUFC and has represented Cumbria. For the 2017/18 county season, Gough (pictured above in action for […]

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Club Re-Development and AGM


The club’s AGM was held on Thursday 26th July and the members present heard reports on the past year from club officers, received and approved the accounts for the year and were presented with the club’s latest re-development proposals for comment and discussion. Club Chairman, George Erdozain, reported on a year of on field promotion […]

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HopFest 2018 – Latest Update


HopFest 2018 arrives tomorrow – please keep reading for an update on the plans for the weekend. -Plenty of tickets are available for Friday and we are able to provide the option to pay on the door. Enjoy the first pick of the ale, cider, lager and gin in the sunshine and don’t forget your […]

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David Leslie Passes Away


The Club is very sad to report the death of former Scottish international referee David Leslie (75). Apart from his illustrious refereeing career, David was a much liked and respected Member of Fylde and served as Chairman of Rugby and Chairman of Discipline, and had many friends at Hoppers. Our sincere condolences go to his wife Barbara, […]

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Ladies Rugby Recruitment


The Ladies section at the club is going from strength to strength, and there are a number of events coming up for anyone who would like to get involved. Please see the posters below for more information.

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Malcolm Alden & Mike Forshaw accompanied the Preston City Council Mayoral party on their Twin Town visit to Kalisz in Poland where Malcolm held a training session with both senior and junior members of the newly formed Husaria rugby club who are hoping to travel to Preston during August 2019 and compete in the International […]

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Alex Hurst to Take on Dual Role in 2018/19


PGRFC is delighted to announce that the experienced Alex Hurst has agreed to become a player-coach at Lightfoot Green for the 2018/19 season. Alex will combine being an important player within the squad with being the club’s new Head of Strength & Conditioning. Hurst joined Hoppers last summer and made 13 appearances during the season. […]

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