Category Archives: Junior News

Hoppers Girls Manager Sarah aiming for Christmas Number One!


Preston Grasshoppers Manager and ICU consultant, Sarah Clarke, is just one of the 100-strong Zoom choir, ‘ICU Liberty Singers’, hoping to secure the Christmas number one spot – and raise vital funds to support NHS staff. The choir comprises of 100 ICU staff members, from all over the country, such as nurses, doctors, and healthcare […]

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Sam Dugdale showcases skills


Former Hoppers Mini-Junior Sam Dugdale was in action on Saturday as Sale Sharks visited Toulon in the European Champions Cup. Sam replaced Sale captain Jono Ross on the 46 minute mark and produced a fine cameo performance which was topped off by some sublime skill, offloading for Marland Yarde to score Sale’s first try. Check […]

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Return to training protocol


Following a meeting of the clubs Rugby Management Committee (RMC) on Thursday 9th July 2020, it was decided that training could resume with conditions at the club with effect from Sunday 19th July 2020. In the first instance, the various sections within the club have been allocated fixed days when they can undertake training at […]

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Thank You Under 15s


During lockdown, the club has seized the opportunity to undertake significant improvements to the clubhouse. When Simon Lochhead learnt from Mini Junior Chairman Hugh Duckworth, who is overseeing the various projects, that a little extra manpower would not go amiss, he wasted no time in liaising with fellow parent Roger White in providing a team […]

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February Half Term Camps


February Half-Term sees our ever popular rugby camps return. Please see the link below for details of the camp that we are running. Teens To First team Easter Camp 17th to 18th February 2020

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Free Mini-Junior taster sessions throughout September

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New Colts Season – New players welcome


Preston Grasshoppers RFC Colts are gearing up for a new season with pre-season set to start on Wednesday 31st July at 8pm.  All players are welcome from beginners to those who have played before. The only requirement is that players must be under 18 on 1st September 2019. Fixtures take place on a Sunday at […]

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Sale Sharks Rugby Camps


Sale Sharks are holding another 2 day rugby camp at Hoppers this summer.  The camps are aimed at players from U7 to U12. Dates:  19th and 20th August To book on the course please follow this link:  BOOK HERE

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Community Rugby Coach news


Hoppers Community Rugby Coach Alex Ward is leaving the post as his contract comes to an end this summer. Alex, a key member of the promotion winning 1st team of two seasons ago and a 1st team squad member this season, will be missed by all Mini/Junior age groups and schools that he has coached. […]

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Play Rugby at Hoppers


CALLING ALL 6 TO 18 YEAR OLDS Come on down to Hoppers and try Rugby for free! Open to both BOYS and GIRLS – join the Hoppers family to experience why rugby is enjoyed by over 400 youngsters at the club every Sunday For more info, contact Alex Ward, our Community Rugby Coach. Mobile:  07802 513637 Email: […]

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