Category Archives: Junior News

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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Former Hoppers Juniors in England U18 team

02-03-2018

Former Hoppers Juniors Kieran Wilkinson and Sam Dugdale have both made the England U18 team to face France in Digne-les-Baines on 3rd March. Fly half Kieran will be gaining his 7th cap for the U18s having played in last years 6 Nations Festival and toured South Africa, while Flanker Sam will be making his England […]

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Mini / Junior weekend round-up – 11/2/18

13-02-2018

The weather tried its best to ruin the weekends rugby, but with the Minis away at Kendal  on their AGP and 3 games at Hoppers on our AGP, there was still plenty of rugby played. There was a great turnout at Kendal for the Under 7s who all braved the snowy cold conditions. Hoppers had […]

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Mini Junior Weekend Round-up – 4/2/18

06-02-2018

The majority of the Minis were training this Sunday. The Under 11s hosted Fylde on the AGP in the early kick-off slot.  Both sides fielding 2 teams with great skills on show from all players. The Under 15s hosted Burnley on the AGP in a very late change to the advertised programme.  Hoppers started well […]

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Mini Junior Weekend Round-up – 28/1/18

02-02-2018

The Minis were all away this weekend with only a couple of Junior teams at home. The Under 7s sent teams to both Wigan and Blackburn this week with great results. Despite the cold and rain all Hoppers teams were competitive and are really developing in their passing and closing down of the opposition. Great […]

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