Category Archives: Junior News



After two successful events and recent discussions with the Salvation Army, the Hoppers youngsters and their families are launching their third appeal to replenish depleted food bank stocks.  Once again the invitation to bring a selection of the following items to the club is extended to everyone associated with Preston Grasshoppers. Tinned potatoes. Tinned spaghetti […]

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Following an extremely successful Christmas campaign, in support of the Salvation Army, the Hoppers youngsters and their families are now responding to an urgent appeal to replenish food bank stocks.  This time the invitation to bring a selection of the following items to the club on Sunday (24th Jan) is extended to everyone associated with […]

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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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