Category Archives: Junior News

Jake Pope selected in England U20’s squad

20-01-2016

The club is delighted to hear that former Hoppers Mini/Junior Jake Pope has been selected in the England Under 20’s Elite Player Squad for the forthcoming Six Nations tournament. Jake made his debut for England last season against France in Doncaster when he was named on the bench for the Under 18’s squad and is now with Sale […]

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UCLAN Floodlit Cup reaches Semi-Final

12-01-2016

The UCLAN Under 16’s Floodlit Cup has reached the Semi-Final stage with the first game due to take place tomorrow evening at Lightfoot Green. There is no admission charge to come and watch the game which is a great chance to watch the next generation of talent from across the North West of England. Semi-Finals […]

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Mini/Junior Weekend Round-Up

04-01-2016

Following an early morning pitch inspection, most of the Mini and Junior teams started the New Year with training sessions, however, there was some match action. The Under 14s lost out away at Southport 8-0 in a tight match between two closely matched sides, while the Under 15s lost out at home to an unbeaten […]

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Browne selected for North of England

03-01-2016

Congratulations to Jacob Browne who has been selected in the North of England Under 18 squad. Jacob is selected for the North alongside 6 of his Lancashire team mates. Nick Ashcroft & Tom Carleton – Kirkham GS & Wigan RUFC Jacob Browne – Hutton GS & Preston Grasshoppers RFC Michael Forrest – Ripley St Thomas & Vale of […]

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Hoppers U18s to trial for North

22-12-2015

Hoppers U18s players James Hesketh and Jacob Browne have both been selected to trial for the North Division, the next step on the ladder to selection for the England U18s side. James and Jacob are part of an 8 strong Lancashire contingent selected for the upcoming trials. Congratulations and best wishes to James and Jacob from […]

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Mini Junior Weekend round-up

22-12-2015

The weather relented enough for both the Minis and Junior teams to enjoy some action over the weekend. The under 7s hosted Tarleton who brought 1 team and played a round robin with 4 Hoppers teams. All the games were well contested with a number of highlights from each team. There were good tries for […]

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Mini/Junior Weekend Round Up

08-12-2015

The weather was not kind again this weekend and most of the Minis games were cancelled. The Junior teams faced re-arranged Blacksticks Blue Cup games, with mixed results for the Hoppers teams. The U13s suffered defeat away to Aldwinians, Hoppers started slowly and let Aldwinians build a lead, despite a significant performance improvement from Hoppers, […]

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Lancs name Hoppers in U18s squad

25-11-2015

Lancashire U18s have named 5 Hoppers in their squad to face Cheshire on Sunday 29th November at Wilmslow RFC (KO 2:0pm). Hooker Harry Robb will again captain the Red Rose county with Jack Edwards (flanker) and Oliver Cuerden (No 8) also in the starting XV. James Hesketh and Harry Bashall complete the Hoppers contingent and […]

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Mini/Junior weekend round-up

25-11-2015

The weather relented to allow the Minis to entertain Sedgley Park this weekend. The Under 7s played against 2 teams from Sedgley Park. The games were well contested with both teams having opportunity to play some good rugby and show some good individual skills. Thanks goes to the Hoppers players who helped make up some […]

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Mini Junior weekend round-up

10-11-2015

The Mini’s games at Vale fell victim to the weather this weekend, but three of the Junior teams were in action. The Under 13s had another tough game this weekend against Aldwinians who got off to a quick start scoring 3 unanswered tries while Hoppers were still waking up. But the lads dug in only […]

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