Menu

Preston Grasshoppers to host UCLan v Lancaster rugby tournament

Posted on - 21st January, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Fulwood, Greyfriars, Preston News, Sport, UCLan, What's On in Preston
The new artificial pitch at Preston Grasshoppers
The new artificial pitch at Preston Grasshoppers

Preston’s university rugby team face off against Lancaster in the red-rose battle.

Advertisement

University of Central Lancashire men’s first and seconds take on Lancaster and the UCLan Ladies take on Durham Ladies.

Advertisements
Preston Weekender advert

Preston Grasshoppers is hosting the free event and the matches take place from Wednesday (24 January) afternoon onwards.

The matches are also helping to raise money for charity with a raffle with the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

A spokesman for Preston Grasshoppers said: “We’re hoping this can become an annual event, providing the UCLan sides with a great platform to play on the artificial grass pitch.”

Advertisements

Read more: England rugby coach opened Preston Grasshoppers new pitch

The games are free to watch and every student who attends receives a free ticket to the Hoppers game against local rivals Rossendale on Saturday 3 February.

Matches are at 3pm the UCLan Ladies, 5pm the UCLan Mens 2nds and 7pm the UCLan Mens 1sts.

Share
Advertisements
caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Mother & LambFishergateThe Spud Brothers Preston21-23 Lord street PrestonPreston Railway StationPreston Railway StationCannon Street in PrestonPreston Bus Station: A Brutalist Icon View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

    Advertisements
Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails