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 28th September our virtual scoreboard will bring you real time updates of the home game against Sale FC in National League 1.

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The Week Ahead

Tuesday 24th September 2019
1st & Pilgrims Training – Marine Travel Ground 7pm

Wednesday 25th September 2019
Open Training – Marine Travel Ground 7:30pm

Thursday 26th September 2019
Showing in the Clubhouse: 11.45am. England v United States
Ladies Training – Marine Travel Ground 6:30pm

1st & Pilgrims Training – Marine Travel Ground 7pm

Saturday 28th September 2019
Showing in the Clubhouse:
8.15am. Japan v Ireland
10.45am. South Africa v Namibia

Canterbury v Sale FC at The Marine Travel Ground 3pm
Canterbury Pilgrims v Esher Cardinals at The Marine Travel Ground 3pm
Gravesend 2nd XV v Canterbury 3rd XV AWAY 3pm
Gravesend 4th XV v Canterbury Deacons AWAY 3pm
Canterbury Zingari v Maidstone 3rd XV at The Marine Travel Ground 3pm

Entrance prices
Adults £12.50
Match Programmes £1.00
Under 18s Free

Sunday 29th September 2019
Showing in the clubhouse: 8.45am. Australia v Wales

U6 Space between top and bottom Orchard
U7 Grids
U8/9 Bottom Orchard
U10/11 Training Pitch
Canterbury U12 v Medway U12
Canterbury U13 v Medway U13
Canterbury U15 v Tonbridge Juddians U15
U16 Team 1
Ash U16 v Canterbury U16 Team 2
Gravesend U18 v Canterbury U18

July 2019
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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

National League One Round Up – Week 3

National League One Round Up – Week 3

Birmingham Moseley 34-32 Bishop’s Stortford by Paul Smith, Birmingham Moseley Aquile Smith’s second hat-trick of the fledgling season plus Ben Palmer’s immaculate display of goal-kicking edged Birmingham Moseley to a bonus point win over Bishop’s Stortford. The winger...

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Canterbury Under 15s win in Essex

Canterbury Under 15s win in Essex

Canterbury U15’s visited Essex on the 15th September to take part in a 15 aside tournament, which we am delighted to say they won, beating the hosts and Essex champions Westcliff 10-5 in a very close final. The clubs that thet played were Ipswitch, Woodford,...

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Andy Pratt has boostd the forward power of the senior sqaud with the signing of former Ireland Under 20 prop Charlie Connollly. The 21-year old tight head who weighs in at 114 kg (18 stone), joins from American Professional League side Houston Sabercats. He was a...

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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.