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Mini, Junior and Colts


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

Hoppers run two Colts teams; Under 17s (Junior Colts) and Under 18s (Senior Colts), playing in the Halbro North West Colts Leagues.  There is also a Girls Under 18 team.

We have boys teams at all Junior age groups from Under 12 to Under 16, there is also a girls section with both Under 13 and Under 15 groups.

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

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 23rd January 2022:

Under 5/6 – Training (9:00-10:20 AGP)
Under 7 – AWAY at Chester
Under 8 – AWAY at Chester
Under 9 – Training (minis)
Under 10 – HOME to Chester (minis)
Under 11 – AWAY at Chester
Under 12 – HOME to Chester (pitch 5)
Under 13 – HOME to Widnes (pitch 4) and AWAY at Chester
Under 14 – HOME to Chester (AGP)
Under 15 – HOME to Widnes (pitch 3)
Under 16 – AWAY at Widnes

Girls – U13s – AWAY at Chester
Girls U15s and U18s – HOME to Chester (12:15 pitch 3 and 4)

Colts – HOME to Kendal (KO 14:00 AGP)


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.








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