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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 players at both Under 17 and Under 18 playing as Senior Colts 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 18th February 2018

Under 6 – Training (at Tulketh)
Under 7 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate (at Tulketh)
Under 8 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate (minis )
Under 9 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate ( minis)
Under 10 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate (pitch 4)
Under 11 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate (AGP 10:00-11:30)
Under 12 – HOME to Kirkby Lonsdale and Collegiate (AGP 11:30-1:00)

Under 13 – AWAY at Stockport
Under 14 – HOME to Stockport (pitch 3)
Under 15 – AWAY at Stockport
Under 16 – HOME to tbd (pitch 2)

Colts – Training (AGP 1:00)

Girls – Training (AGP in goal area)


Sunday 25th February 2018 – provisional

Under 6 – Training (at Tulketh)
Under 7 – Training (at Tulketh)
Under 8 – Training (training area)
Under 9 – Training (minis)
Under 10 – Training (minis)
Under 11 – Training (minis)
Under 12 – AWAY at Garstang (Cup)

Under 13 – AWAY at Manchester (Cup)
Under 14 – HOME to Rossendale (Plate AGP 9:00-10:15)
Under 15 – HOME to Tarleton (Plate AGP 10:15-11:30)
Under 16 – HOME to Bury (Cup 11:30-1:00)

Colts – HOME to Littleborough (Cup AGP 1:30)

Girls – Pitch up and Play

Ladies 2nds – HOME to Burnley (pitch 2 1:00pm)


Returning players and new players of all abilities welcome – please allow time to call in the clubhouse to register your Age Group Manager prior to heading to your allocated pitch – training starts at 10:30am unless otherwise stated above.



Hoppers Minis Festival of Rugby – Entry for the annual rugby festival is now open – 22nd April 2018 for U7/U8/U9 and 29th April 2018 for U10/U11/U12 – for more details contact Mike Lyth






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

 Land Rover

Introducing our new sponsor, Westholme School, Independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 months – 18 years.  Westholme have kindly agreed to sponsor our Minis Festival of Rugby




Website Admin:  Andy McMillan