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Want to play rugby?

New players are always welcome down at Preston Grasshoppers.

Whether you are an experienced player looking to get back into the game or a newcomer wanting to try the game for the first time, we have something here for you at Lightfoot Green.

Men’s Rugby

National League Rugby

Moving to the North West and want to play National League Rugby for Preston Grasshoppers?

For the right player:-

• Good match fee
• Retainers (Player Coaches only)
• Accommodation on site (single only)
• Job Network and Introductions

Please contact :-

Alex Keay – Director of Rugby –
(Ex Saracens Captain and  Former Head of Rugby Durham University BUCS SUPER RUGBY CHAMPIONS 20-21-22)

Social Rugby

If you are wanting to play socially, get back into the game or try rugby for the first time then please contact the club office at

Women’s Rugby

Training at Hoppers on Thursday 6.45pm, everyone welcome, any ability!

Preston Grasshoppers Women’s team launched in 2002 and is a great team to get involved in! Rugby is such a diverse sport and there is a position for everyone!! If you fancy getting involved please get in touch!

Follow us on Twitter: @hopperswomen

Mini/Junior Rugby

Hoppers runs one Colts team combining players at both Under 17 and Under 18 playing as Senior Colts in the Raging Bull North West Colts League.

We have boys teams at all Junior age groups from Under 13 to Under 16, there is also provision for an girls aged from 11-17.

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.

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.

More details are available within the Mini/Junior section of the website.