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National League 2 South
DateOppositionVenueScore
4th September 2021Bury St EdmundsA30 - 22
11th September 2021Old AlbanianA29 - 21
18th September 2021WorthingH29 - 24
25th September 2021RochfordA20 - 19
2nd October 2021DingsH 0 - 17
9th October 2021BarnstapleA10 - 22
16th October 2021Leicester LionsH30 - 27
23rd October 2021BarnesA20 - 20
30th October 2021HenleyH10 - 19
13th November 2021HinckleyAGAME POSTPONED
20th November 2021RedruthH22 - 26
27th November 2021CliftonA22 - 19
4th December 2021WestcliffH52 - 15
11th December 2021EsherA26 - 0
18th December 2021GuernseyH29 - 17
8th January 2022Old AlbanianH3 - 12
15th January 2022WorthingA33 - 19
22nd January 2022RochfordH46 - 17
29th January 2022DingsA32 - 10
5th February 2022HinkleyAGAME POSTPONED
12th February 2022BarnstapleH52 - 22
19th February 2022Leicester LionsA35 - 0
26th February 2022BarnesH21 - 12
5th March 2022HenleyA12 - 10
12th March 2022HinckleyH30 - 24
26th March 2022RedruthA49 - 10
2nd April 2022CliftonH24 - 38
9th April 2022WestcliffA19 - 33
16th April 2022EsherH11 - 33
23rd April 2022GuernseyA33 - 33
30th April 2022Bury St EdmundsH31 - 34
Invicta A
DateOppositionVenue
11th September 2021Old Alleynians A XVH
25th September 2021Sevenoaks 2nd XVH
2nd October 2021 Old Alleynians A XVA
13th November 2021Westcombe Park Extra A XVH
20th November 2021Sevenoaks 2nd XVH
27th November 2021Sevenoaks 2nd XVA
4th December 2021Tunbridge Wells 2nd XVH
11th December 2021Old Alleynians A XVH
18th December 2021Medway 2nd XVH
22nd January 2022Medway 2nd XVA
12th February 2022Sidcup 2nd XVA
5th March 2022Sidcup 2nd XVH
12th March 2022Westcombe Park Extra A XVA
26th March 2022Tunbridge Wells 2nd XVA
Kent & East Sussex Devision 3
DateOppositionVenue
18th September 2021Cranbrook 2nd XVA
2nd October 2021Medway 4th XVA
9th October 2021Tonbridge Juddians 3rd XVH
16th October 2021Ashford 2nd XVH
6th November 2021Snowdon C.W.H
13th November 2021Thanet Wanderers 2nd XVA
27th November 2021Dover 2nd XVH
4th December 2021Deal & Betteshanger 2nd XVA
11th December 2021Sevenoaks 4th XVH
8th January 2022Medway 4th XVH
15th January 2022Ashford 2nd XVA
29th January 2022Tonbridge Juddians 3rd XVA
12th February 2022Snowdon C.W.A
19th February 2022Thanet Wanderers 2nd XVH
6th March 2022Dover 2nd XVA
12th March 2022Deal & Betteshanger 2nd XVH
26th March 2022Sevenoaks 4th XVA
2nd April 2022Cranbrook 2nd XVH
Kent & East Sussex Division 4
DateOppositionVenue
18th September 2021Cranbrook 3rd XVA
25th September 2021Old Gravesendians 2nd XVH
2nd October 2021Sheppey 2nd XVA
16th October 2021Gillingham 3rd XVH
23rd October 2021Gravesend 4th XVH
30th October 2021New Ash Green 2nd XVA
6th November 2021Tunbridge Wells 3rd XVH
13th November 2021Lordswood 2nd XVA
4th December 2021Vigo 2nd XVA
18th December 2021Old Gravesendians 2nd XVA
8th January 2022Sheppey 2nd XVH
15th January 2022Gillingham 3rd XVA
22nd January 2022Gravesend 4th XVA
29th January 2022New Ash Green 2nd XVH
12th February 2022Tunbridge Wells 3rd XVA
19th February 2022Lordswood 2nd XV H
12th March 2022Vigo 2nd XVH
2nd April 2022Cranbrook 3rd XVH
Kent & East Sussex Division 5
DateOppositionVenue
4th SeptemberLordswood 2nd XVH
18th September 2021Whitstable 2nd XVH
25th September 2021Aylesford Bulls 3rd XVA
2nd October 2021Folkestone 3rd XVH
9th October 2021Ashford 3rd XVA
30th October 2021University of Kent 2nd XVA
13th November 2021Thanet Wanderers 3rd XVH
27th November 2021Weavering Warriors RFC 2nd XVH
4th December 2021Deal & Betteshanger 3rd XVH
11th December 2021Faversham CastawaysA
18th December 2021Aylesford Bulls 3rd XVH
8th January 2022Folkestone 3rd XVA
15th January 2022Ashford 3rd XVH
22nd January 2022Maidstone VetsH
29th January 2022University of Kent 2nd XVH
19th February 2022Thanet Wanderers 3rd XVA
26th February 2022Maidstone VetsH
5th March 2022Weavering Warriors RFC 3rd XVA
12th March 2022Deal and Betteshanger 3rd XVA
26th March 2022Faversham CastawaysA
2nd April 2022Whitstable 2nd XVA
DateOppositionVenueScore
26th September 2021Tonbridge Juddian LadiesHPOSTPONED
3rd October 2021Blackheath Ladies IIA27 - 19
17th October 2021Cranbrook LadiesH26 - 12
7th November 2021Streatham-Croydon LadiesH26 - 17
28th November 2021Heathfield & W LadiesH31 - 5
5th December 2021Beccehamian LadiesA0 - 43
9th January 2022Blackheath Ladies IIH42 - 7
16th January 2022Cranbrook LadiesA12 - 28
6th February 2022Streatham-Croydon LadiesA12 - 17
20th February 2022 Tonbridge Juddian LadiesA22 - 31
6th March 2022Heathfield & W LadiesA5 - 27
20th March 2022Beccehamian LadiesH45 - 5
10th April 2022Tonbridge Juddians LadiesHHWO
17th April 2022Guernsey LadiesH49 - 20
23rd April 2022Guernsey LadiesA11 - 60

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Match Report – Canterbury 1st XV vs Leicester Lions

CANTERBURY 30pts LEICSTER LIONS 27pts

To say Canterbury left things late would be an understatement as they snatched this victory deep in stoppage time with their fifth try of the afternoon.  A patient build up and outstanding ball retention were rewarded when Frank Reynolds scored under a pile of Lions defenders to give his side a maximum five league points.  It seemed they had missed their chance when, three minutes earlier, Reynolds failed to convert Aiden Moss’s second try which would have earned his side a draw.  But all was forgiven when the fly half put the finishing touches to the last play of the game.  That late surge stunned a Leicester team who were sitting on a seven point lead and looking warm favourites in the closing stages.

After trailing at the break they scored three tries in a see-saw second half and must have thought they had done just enough to earn the win.  That they failed was no criticism because Canterbury found a rhythm and determination that would have tested any side.  The quality of that spell was in stark contrast to a poor first half when both sides were guilty of basic errors. Lions took an early lead through a Ben Young dropped goal, but surrendered it to close range tries from front-row men Will McColl and Tristan King, with Reynolds adding a conversion. A  great chip and chase by Lions full back Alex Wilcockson and Young’s conversion narrowed the gap to two points by half time but the visitors upped their game after the break.  Hooker Ollie Taylor’s converted try took them back into the lead before a yellow card for Young gave the city side an opportunity. Reynolds kicked a penalty goal and Moss cruised through acres of space to make a touchdown.  Lions came back strongly as Taylor, their top try scorer this season, grabbed a second and when wing Jake Sterland latched on to Young’s shrewd cross kick with seven minutes remaining Canterbury were left chasing the game.   They chased in such a positive fashion that they will travel to Barnes next Saturday confident in their own abilities.

Canterbury: K.Braithwaite, F.Morgan, W.Waddington (repl A.Moss), T.Best,T.Williams (repl G.Hilton), F.Reynolds, B.Cooper, W.McColl (repl A.Cooper), T. King, D.Herriott, S.Churchyard (repl J. De Vries), J.Stephens (repl S.Churchyard), W.Hunt (repl E.Lusher), S.Rogers, T.Oliver.

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v Leicester Lions

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