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U9 Manager

Graham Eric

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Graham Eric

Graham Eric

U9 Manager

Graham is a Mini’s coach and player for Canterbury RFC. Graham stays active, playing for the social rugby teams at Canterbury. Prior to joining Canterbury RFC in 2012, Graham was a player and Mini’s coach at Ashford RFC where he honed his coaching skills, whilst his stepson played for a Mini’s team. When Graham’s eldest son chose to play for Canterbury, Graham moved clubs and managed our current U12’s until 2016. In 2016 he took the lead for the current Canterbury U8’s.

Graham volunteers for Kent Rugby and England Rugby to help develop grass root rugby. Graham currently volunteers for the High Level coaching and mentoring team. In June 2018, Graham was recognised for his contribution to rugby, by winning Kent Rugby Mini’s Volunteer of the Year.

Qualifications: Coaching Childrens Rugby; CPD Scrum Factory; Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union; GMS Training Workshop; Rugby Ready; Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Rugby Union; UKCC Level 1: Introducing Children to Rugby Union

07712 482282
graham.eric@canterburyrugby.co.uk

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Simon Jones

Simon Jones

U9 Coach

Simon took up Rugby at the age of 9 playing through school age groups up to U18. There was a ‘brief hiatus’ during his university days, with only the occasional invitational appearance, then a re-emergence in his mid-late 20s playing for Chew Valley 2’s in the North Somerset league. After hanging up his boots over a decade ago coaching has given him the opportunity to get back into the game he enjoyed so much. This is his second year of coaching the Canterbury Mini’s and he is looking forward to supporting the U8s this season.

Qualifications: England Rugby Coaching Award (Level 2); Rugby Ready; St John’s Ambulance First Aid at Work

Phil Decker

Phil Decker

U9 Coach

Joe Hodges

Joe Hodges

U9 Coach

Qualifications: CPD Kids First Tag Rugby; England Rugby Coaching Award (Level 2); Play it Safe; Rugby Ready

Daniel Weigh

Daniel Weigh

U9 Coach

Daniel started at Canterbury aged 5 and reached the quarter finals of national cup with Canterbury colts. He has also played for Christchurch u21’s in New Zealand, Wasps development side, at London Welsh for 3 years, development, 2nd team and 1st team squad and played internationally for Switzerland in the qualifying stages of 3 world cups and International 7’s. He played a total of 70 games for Canterbury 1st team before injury forced his retirement.

Qualifications: Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union

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Jemma Cullen

Jemma Cullen

U9 Coach

Qualifications: National Foundation Referee Certificate – Part 1; Youth Level 1; Youth Level 2

Jake Beesley

Jake Beesley

U9 Coach

Qualifications: Emergency First Aid in Rugby Union

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Under 9 News

UNDER 17S CONQUER HUNGARY

UNDER 17S CONQUER HUNGARY

The club’s U17 side completed a clean sweep of three victories when they toured Hungary and the Czech Republic in early April. Taking on the Hungarian Under 18 national side in their opening fixture they won comfortably 42-7. Next up was a four hour journey to Brno in...

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Young Players Game Guarantee

Young Players Game Guarantee

Young rugby players are, from next season, to be guaranteed at least half a game when chosen in match day squads. It will affect all players between the ages of six and 18. The new initiative comes from the Rugby Football Union comes after research and trials last...

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THE PRAGUE CONNECTION

THE PRAGUE CONNECTION

When Canterbury’s Under 14 and Under 13 sides hosted a club from Prague who are touring France, England and Wales an amazing wartime connection came to light.The players from Club Praga Praha turned out in our own black and amber colours and their coaches...

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

Tel: 01227 761301
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