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Mini, Junior and Colts


Welcome to the Preston Grasshoppers Mini, Junior and Colts rugby section.

Hoppers runs one Colts team combining Under 17s (Junior Colts) and Under 18s (Senior Colts), playing in the Halbro North West Colts League.  There is also a Girls Under 18 team.

We have boys teams at all Junior age groups from Under 13 to Under 16, there is also a girls section with both Under 13 and Under 15 teams.

The Mini’s section caters for players aged 5 and up with Minis teams at all age groups from Under 7s through to Under 12s, these are mixed sides including both boys and girls up to Under 11.

NOTE:  Age Group is determined by the Players age at midnight on 31st August.  Age Group can also be equated to School Year, with Under 16s being Year 11, Under 15s being Year 10, etc.



For the latest match/training information, please call the hotline:

HOTLINE:    01772 863546 (option 2)

Next Fixtures:

Sunday 9th December

Under 6 – Training (Tulketh)
Under 7 – AWAY at Vale
Under 8 – AWAY at Vale
Under 9 – AWAY at Vale and Training (minis)
Under 10 – AWAY at Vale
Under 11 – AWAY at Vale and HOME to Bolton (pitch 3)
Under 12 – AWAY at Vale and HOME to tbd (pitch 5)

Under 13 – HOME to Vale of Lune (pitch 4)
Under 14H – AWAY at Vale of Lune
Under 14F – AWAY at Garstang
Under 15 – HOME to Vale of Lune (AGP 10:30-12:30)
Under 16 – AWAY at Vale of Lune

Senior Colts – HOME to Aldwinians (AGP KO 1:00)

Girls – AWAY at Port Sunlight

Ladies – HOME to tbd (AGP KO 2:30)


Returning players and new players of all abilities welcome – please allow time to call in the clubhouse to register with your Age Group Manager prior to heading to your allocated pitch – UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ABOVE, training starts at 10:30am and matches Kick Off at 11:00am.



England v Italy tickets available – great chance to see England at Twickenham with £20 child tickets

Hoppers Minis Festival of Rugby sponsored by Westholme School – entry forms for this seasons Festivals can be found HERE.  Dates are;  U7s/U8s/U9s – 14th April 2019  and  U10s/U11s/U12s – 31st March 2019.  For more info contact Mike Lyth






The Principal sponsors of Mini Junior and Colts rugby at Preston Grasshoppers are Inchape Jaguar Land Rover Preston.  A big thank you to them for being our principal sponsor again this year.

In addition, Westholme School, Independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 months – 18 years, also sponsor Mini/Junior rugby at Hoppers, sponsoring our Minis Festival of Rugby




Website Admin:  Andy McMillan