Looking to play?

The club offers a variety of playing opportunities for players of all abilities, experience and aspirations.

Whether you’re young, not so young, male, female, experienced or new to the game, Canterbury RFC should have an option for you:

Men’s Rugby Union

Senior male players are roughly divided into three categories:

  • Contracted – these players form the wider 1st XV squad and are registered with the RFU to play semi-professionally in National League 2 (South)
  • Development – players who have aspirations to play for the club’s top three teams and beyond.
  • Social – players who simply want to have a good, competitive match at the weekend when other commitments allow it. Perfect for veterans, players learning the game for the first time or returning to it after a long period out.

Training is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting at 7.30pm with games usually played on Saturday afternoons.

Please contact Andy Pratt, Head of Rugby for more information – headofrugby@cantrugby.co.uk

Women’s Rugby Union

The club has run a Women’s team for over 25 years. As with the rest of the club, all abilities and levels are experience are very welcome so why not come down and give it a go?!

Training takes place on a Thursday evening at 6pm with most matches being played on Sunday afternoons.

Please contact Emma Alleyne for more information – emmsalleyne@hotmail.com

Mini & Junior Rugby Union

The club caters for all ages from 4-18. Enjoyment of the game and fostering a lifelong passion for rugby union are the most important goals. Volunteers coaches are RFU qualified and all hold DBS checks.

Training, matches and festivals take place on Sunday mornings.

Please contact Andy Pratt, Head of Rugby for more information – headofrugby@cantrugby.co.uk

Touch Rugby

The club has a Touch Rugby section for the mixed, non-contact version of the game. It is played throughout the year and again caters for all experiences etc.

Please contact Tom Humphries for more information – canterburytouch@gmail.com

Wheelchair Rugby

New players and volunteers are always welcome. To be eligible to play athletes must have some form of disability with a loss of function in both upper and lower limbs. Most athletes have a spinal injury but there are many others with a wide variety of medical conditions. 

Training is every Wednesday between 6:00pm and 9:00pm and Sunday between 1:00pm and 4:00pm at Canterbury Academy, The Canterbury Campus, Knight Avenue, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8QA.

Please try and arrive by 5:30 on Wednesdays and 12:30 on Sundays so players can get kitted up prior to the start of the session.

Please contact Brian Pitchford for more information – brianpitch@sky.com

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