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Thursday 6th August 2020 – First and Second Men’s training.
– Bar & Popup restaurant opening.

Friday 7th August 2020 – PRIVATE EVENT. We are sorry but the top pitch will be closed for a private event from 5pm – 7pm.
– Bar & Popup restaurant opening.

Saturday 8th August July 2020 – RugbyTots 9am on Orchard Pitch.

Sunday 9th August 2020 – No bookings.

Monday 10th August 2020 – No bookings.

Tuesday 11th August 2020 – First and Second Men’s training BY INVITE ONLY. Please do not turn up unless you have been given a starting time slot to ensure social distancing.

Wednesday 12th August 2020 – Eat out to Help out – Steak Night

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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,

AGM 2020

AGM 2020

The date for the next Annual General Meeting for Canterbury Rugby Club has been set for Wednesday 26th August 2020. The clubhouse and bar will be open from 7pm for a 7:30 prompt start. All questions you wish to ask in advance should be sent to the club...

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Tony Piersall

Tony Piersall

The club has learned with great sadness of the death of Tony Piersall, a former first team prop forward and grandfather of senior squad front rower Alex Wake-Smith. One of the strongest scrummagers to represent the club, Tony’s dedication to the game was legendary....

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Bar and popup restaurant opening

Bar and popup restaurant opening

Three and a half months of Covid-19 rules and regulations have forced the club bar to remain closed and pushed many small businesses to find new ways of working.

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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 2 South rugby all for only £30 per person.

Please direct all you bookings to Phillipa Hilton

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

Dates for your diary


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

Tel: 01227 761301

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Directions to Canterbury RFC

By car From London

  • From the A2 (Dover-bound), take the exit sign for Canterbury.
  • Coming into the city, take the second exit on the first three roundabouts you encounter (following the signs for Dover).
  • At the fourth roundabout (by the police station) take the third exit which is the Old Dover Road.
  • Proceed straight over the first set of traffic lights (by the Cross Keys pub)
  • Carry straight on over the second set of lights (by the Kent Cricket Ground).
  • At the third set of traffic lights turn right into Nackington Road. The turn is signed the B2068.
  • After about a mile down Nackington Road, turn right into Merton Lane (North), there is a sign for the club. DON'T cross over the by-pass.

By car From Dover

  • From the A2 (London-bound), take the exit sign for Canterbury.
  • At the first roundabout you encounter, take the second exit (bearing slightly left) down the Old Dover Road.
  • At the first set of traffic lights turn left into Nackington Road (if you go past Kent Cricket Ground you've gone too far). The turn is signed the B2068.
  • After about a mile down Nackington Road, turn right into Merton Lane (North), there is a sign for the club. DON'T cross over the by-pass.

By train

Canterbury is served by two railway stations, Canterbury East and Canterbury West. A taxi is probably the best option from either as both stations are some distance from Merton Lane and buses are infrequent.

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