Category Archives: Junior News

Free Mini-Junior taster sessions throughout September

12-08-2019
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New Colts Season – New players welcome

24-07-2019

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

28-06-2019

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

18-06-2019

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

10-10-2018

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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New Mini Junior shirts in action

08-10-2018

THE NEW SHIRTS IN ACTION – BRINGING GOOD LUCK TO HOPPERS UNDER 16S IN THEIR GAME AGAINST OLDHAM A BIG THANK YOU TO NICK GRADY, HEAD OF BUSINESS FOR INCHCAPE JAGUAR LAND ROVER PRESTON FOR AGREEING TO CONTINUE AS THE PRINCIPAL SPONSOR OF MINI JUNIOR RUGBY AT PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS FOR A FURTHER SEASON IN CELEBRATION […]

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New transport for Community Coach

05-10-2018

ALEX WARD, COMMUNITY RUGBY COACH FOR HOPPERS, BEHIND THE WHEEL OF A BRAND NEW FORD TRANSIT CONNECT VAN. PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS ARE INDEBTED TO EVANS HALSHAW.  PARTICULARLY TO ANDY LAWSON, HEAD OF BUSINESS FOR THE MANCHESTER TRANSIT CENTRE- FOR PROVIDING THE VEHICLE IN SUPPORT OF THE CLUB’S OUTREACH PROGRAMME TO LOCAL SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITY. THE […]

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Mini Junior Rugby at Hoppers in September

05-09-2018

We’re keen to ensure the great experience already being enjoyed by over 400 youngsters is shared by an increased number of BOYS and GIRLS. If you’re aged between 6-18, turn up on any Sunday in September for a free trial. We look forward to welcoming you, DON’T MISS OUT! Further information available from Alex Ward, […]

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Mini Junior Weekend Round-up 15/4/18

12-04-2018

It was Junior Challenge Cup semi-final day at the weekend. The Under 16s faced a tough draw in the Lancashire Junior Challenge Cup semi-final this weekend away to Waterloo.  Hoppers put in a valiant performance and were fighting back at 24-15 midway through the second half, but late tries saw Waterloo run out 50-15 winners, […]

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Lancashire name Hoppers in U15s teams

07-03-2018

Lancashire have named their Under 15s A and B teams to face Yorkshire this coming Sunday and there are five Hoppers players in the teams. Centre Alex Carson is in the starting line-up for the A’s and has the added responsibility and honour to Captain the Red Rose side, many congratulations from every one at […]

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