Canterbury Rugby Club offers many things. A thriving social life, the chance to make new and long lasting friendships and feeling part of a real community are just some of the pleasures as well as being part of a great game. As East Kent’s leading community club we pride ourselves on providing sport and fun for a wide range of people.

From kids of Under 7 learning the joys of the game in our successful Junior teams, the Ladies sides and a successful Wheelchair Rugby section through to the many supporters who enjoy high quality National League men’s rugby for eight months of the year. In the summer we don’t go to sleep.

Among other things there is Touch Rugby, golf competitions, our famous City Lunches and a spectacular May Ball which is recognised  as one of the city’s biggest social occasions.

Whether you are a newcomer or an old friend we can assure you of a warm welcome at a club where you will meet some great people.

Come and find out for yourself.

Live Scoreboard

Live Scoreboard

On Saturday 23th November our virtual scoreboard will bring you real time updates of the home game against Rams in National League 1.

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The Week Ahead

Tuesday 12th November
1st & Pilgrims Training – Marine Travel Ground 7pm

Wednesday 13th November
Open Training – Simon Langton STP 7:30pm

Thursday 14th November 2019
Ladies Training – Marine Travel Ground 6:30pm

1st & Pilgrims Training – Marine Travel Ground 7pm

Saturday 16th November
Hull Ionians v Canterbury AWAY 3pm
Vigo 2nd XV v Canterbury 3rd XV AWAY 2:30pm
Canterbury Deacons v East Peckham and PW 1st XV HOME 2:30pm
Canterbury Zingari v Thanet Wanderers 3rd XV HOME 2:30pm

Sunday 17th November
Medway Mini’s v Canterbury Minis AWAY 10am
Sevenoaks U15 v Canterbury U15 AWAY 10am
Canterbury U16 Team 1 v Folkestone U16 HOME 10am
Old Elthamians U16 v Canterbury U16 Team 2 AWAY 10am
Canterbury U18 v Cranbrook U18 HOME 1:30pm
Canterbury Ladies v Southampton Ladies HOME 2pm

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Men’s Rugby

Ladies Rugby

Youth Rugby

Mini Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby is a mixed team sport for both male and female disabled athletes, and is open to anyone from the age of 12 interested in learning more about the game.

We also encourage able bodied volunteers to join us to become athlete assistants, chair mechanics, coaches and referees.

Touch Rugby

Touch Rugby, or TOUCH as it is becoming known, is a minimal contact sport that is played throughout the world by men, women and children of all ages and skill levels.

Touch appeals to both sports enthusiasts as well as those looking for an ‘alternative way’ of getting or keeping fit through a fun game,

Latest Match Photos

Photos supplied by Phillipa Hilton

300 Club Winners

300 Club Winners

Winners in the October draw were: 69 Mark jones 134 Peter Wood 167 Adrian Moss Geoff Phillpott 99 Andrew Smith

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A major feature on the club appears in the current edition of The Rugby Journal which is now on sale. It runs to ten pages of pictures and text and is by far the most comprehensive story about us by any publication. Editor Alex Mead and his...

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Canterbury Mini Festival 2019

Canterbury Mini Festival 2019

SUNDAY 3rd November 2019 Welcome to Canterbury Rugby Club. We are very much looking forward to hosting you at the Canterbury Mini Festival on 3rd November 2019. Here are all the details that you need to know: Timings: • 08:45am - Gates open • 09:15am – 09:40am -...

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Pre-match lunches

There is no better time to look through your diary and book your table, ask all your friends, colleagues, clients and family to come for a tasty three course meal, with great wine, beer and company! With a bonus of watching National 1 rugby all for only £30 per person.

Please direct all you bookings to Phillipa, Candy & Giles

Please note that the Pre-match lunch for the final game of the sesason is by invitation only


Canterbury RFC
The Marine Travel Ground
Merton Lane North
Nackington Road
Canterbury CT4 7AZ

Tel: 01227 761301

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The club offers a variety of playing opportunities for players of all abilities, experience.  If you are interested, please get in touch.

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Canterbury Rugby Club, Merton Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AZ.