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Mini, Junior and Colts

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Welcome to the Preston Grasshoppers Mini, Junior and Colts rugby section.

Hoppers runs one Colts team combining players at both Under 17 and Under 18 playing as Senior Colts in the Halbro North West Colts League.  There is also a Girls Under 18 team.

We have boys teams at all Junior age groups from Under 13 to Under 16, there is also a girls section with both Under 13 and Under 15 teams.

The Mini’s section caters for players aged 5 and up with Minis teams at all age groups from Under 7s through to Under 12s, these are mixed sides including both boys and girls up to Under 11.

NOTE:  Age Group is determined by the Players age at midnight on 31st August.  Age Group can also be equated to School Year, with Under 16s being Year 11, Under 15s being Year 10, etc.



For the latest match/training information, please call the hotline:

HOTLINE:    01772 863546 (option 2)


Next Fixtures:

Sunday 15th October 2017

Under 6 – Training (at Tulketh)
Under 7 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 8 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 9 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 10 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 11 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 12 – AWAY at Waterloo and AWAY at Garstang

Under 13 – HOME to Waterloo (AGP KO 10:15am)
Under 13D – AWAY at Stockport
Under 14 – AWAY at Waterloo
Under 15 – HOME to TBD (AGP KO 11:30am)
Under 16 – AWAY at Waterloo

Colts – HOME to Makos (AGP KO 1:30pm)

Girls – AWAY

Sunday 22nd October 2017 – provisional

Under 6 – Training (at Tulketh)
Under 7 – HOME to Kendal (at Tulketh)
Under 8 – HOME to Kendal (minis)
Under 9 – HOME to Kendal (minis)
Under 10 – HOME to Kendal (AGP KO 10:15)
Under 11 – HOME to Kendal (AGP KO 10:15)
Under 12 – Training (pitch 5)

Under 13 – HOME to Campion School (pitch 3 & 4)
Under 14 – Training (pitch 2)
Under 15 – TBC – AWAY at Aldwinians
Under 16 – TBC – HOME to Wharfedale (AGP KO 11:30)

Colts – HOME to Whitchurch (Cup – AGP 1:30)

Girls – TBD


Returning players and new players of all abilities welcome – please allow time to call in the clubhouse to complete your registration forms and pay your subs if you haven’t done so already – training will start at 10:30am



An Evening with Iestyn Harris – Friday 20th October – Dual code International talks about his experiences of coaching and Junior Players – cost is £20 per person including hot buffet – tickets can be booked online.






The Principal sponsors of Mini, Junior and Colts rugby at Preston Grasshoppers are Hunters Land Rover, Preston.  A big Thank you to them for being our Principal sponsor again this year.


 Land Rover

Introducing our new sponsor, Westholme School, Independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 months – 18 years.  Westholme have kindly agreed to sponsor our Minis Festival of Rugby




Website Admin:  Andy McMillan