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Hoppers on the road at Wharfedale

02-10-2019

Preston Grasshoppers head to Yorkshire this weekend to take on Wharfedale at The Avenue. Wharfedale come into the game having won 24-5 at Scunthorpe last time out with their other win coming on the opening day at home to Otley. The Yorkshire side have also recorded a couple of defeats at Sedgley Park and whilst […]

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Hoppers move a hundred and fifty yards in 150 years

02-10-2019

Club Members and distinguished guests gathered in the Harris Museum on “Sesquicentenary Eve” to mark the founding of the club on 28 September 1869. The founding meeting was at the Bull and Royal just 150 yards away. Not a bad rate of progress! The distinguished guests included two great grandchildren of original Hoppers present at […]

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New Flag flying at Club

01-10-2019

The 1869 Club has generously donated a New Flag to mark the Sesquicentenary. After much debate the design of the old flag has been replicated. This was on the grounds that, as explained below in an Article written by Mike Forshaw, the Club’s Archivist, a couple of years ago there is too much history associated […]

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Fixtures 28-29 September

27-09-2019
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