Congratulations to Preston Grasshoppers’ and Kirkham Grammar’s Connor Wilkinson who has been selected for the North of England Under 16s squad. Next up is a squad weekend at Broadstreet followed by a match against the South West on February 3rd followed by the England trial. As well as being a member of the twice Lancashire Cup winning Under 16s Hoppers team, Connor has represented Kirkham 1st XV this season alongside his older brother Ryan.
Connor has been at Preston Grasshoppers since the age of 6 and on February 8th he is honoured at the Mini-Junior Sportsman’s dinner with the Knee High to a Grasshopper award. In total the Under 16s have 10 players being awarded the honour having served 10 seasons from Under 7s to Under 16s at Hoppers.