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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 26th January

Under 6 – training (AGP 9:00-10:30)
Under 7 – HOME to Waterloo (training area)
Under 8 – HOME to Waterloo (minis)
Under 9 – HOME to Waterloo (minis)
Under 10 – HOME to Waterloo (minis)
Under 11 – HOME to Waterloo (pitch 4)
Under 12 – HOME to Waterloo (pitch 2)

Under 13 – AWAY at Vale (cup)
Under 14 – HOME to Stockport (pitch 3)
Under 15H – HOME to Liverpool St Helens (cup AGP 11:45)
Under 15F – HOME to Aldwinians (cup AGP 10:30)
Under 16 – AWAY at Rochdale (cup)

Colts – HOME to Bury (Pitch 2 KO tbd)

Girls – training (pitch 5)

Ladies – HOME (AGP 1:30)


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.


Sportsman’s Dinner 2020 – Friday 7th February, 7:00 for 7:30pm. Special guest speaker is Lewis Moody MBE. Tickets £55 per person.

Teens to First Team – 17th and 18th February – rugby camp aimed at aspiring rugby players aged 12-18, cost £30 per day, lunch included.

Half term Multi sports camp – 19th to 21st February – rugby camp for 5-11 year olds, see online shop for bookings






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