RBS 6 Nations University Competition

With the RBS 6 Nations underway and the Rugby World Cup later this year it’s time to celebrate the sport and the players who make it what it is. We’ve invited 100 University rugby teams from across the UK to take part in our competition to win four tickets to England Vs France at the 2015 RBS 6 Nations. We’ve been mailing out free Canterbury balls to the teams alongside invitations to take part. They’ll be writing up the most impressive, triumphant and hilarious moments in their clubs history and... Read More

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Canterbury are celebrating and rewarding fans wearing the 2014/2015 England shirt throughout the 2014 QBE Internationals by offering a number of exclusive prizes, including a £500 voucher to spend at   Ten lucky fans who are wearing the new shirt this Saturday in and around Twickenham Stadium ahead of England’s match against South Africa will be in with a chance of being rewarded with on the spot prizes by Canterbury, including the chance to win a pair of RBS 6 Nation tickets to an England home match of their... Read More



Rugby fans attending the RBS 6 Nations England games at Twickenham Stadium this year will get the chance to win Canterbury kit worth £500 by getting involved in the brand’s ‘1871’ campaign. Match days will offer a chance to get into the spirit of the era and sport a moustache just like the England Rugby chaps featured in the campaign. Moustaches will be given out ahead of kick off at every England game at Twickenham Stadium during the RBS 6 Nations at Canterbury’s 1871 England Rugby bus, located in the... Read More


Worth Family have the ‘Best Holiday’ at Super Skills Travel Rugby Academy

Back in June Canterbury ran a competition for a family to win a holiday to the Super Skills Travel Rugby Academy at The Forte Village Resort in Sardinia. That lucky family were the Worth Family. Jenny, Simon, Will & Jack enjoyed a fantastic week with the Super Skills team and some rugby legends. After their week away which the family have described as the best holiday they’ve experienced, they took the time to send us a lovely email highlighting their experience.   I just wanted to send an email thanking you all... Read More



TheGamesXV Teamsheet Well done if your pun made the team sheet – the final line-up is: Coach: Decathlon Kidney Referee: Nigel ‘jesse’ Owens 1. Graham Rowingtree 2. Bis ‘on your marks’ du Plessis 3. Dan Co-Lympics 4. Bill ‘bow’ mont 5. Alun Wyns Gold 6. Denise Lewis Moody 7. Rowchie McCaw 8. James Has-Sculling 9. Richard ‘Wiggins’worth 10. Quade Copper Box 11. Tom James (Rowing/Cardiff blues) 12. Damien Traille-athlon 13. Zara Tindall 14. Wendall Sailor 15. Brendan ‘Lane’y Team CCC’s particular favourite this week is Denise Lewis Moody, sent in... Read More


Canterbury of New Zealand team up with ‘Find a Race’

Find a Race is a unique website allowing athletes to search for sporting events across a variety of sectors around the UK from one easy and accessible platform. Canterbury have teamed up with Find a Race to sponsor a monthly ‘Spotlight Event’ offering entrants the chance to win £200RRP of Canterbury kit ideal for their training, competition and recovery.  This month, the competition will be run in association with the ‘Mud Runner’ event which is located in Land Rovers’ famous testing grounds in Eastnor on the 21st of October.  A... Read More

Military XV

MilitaryXV proved to be a very popular one and there were some great suggestions – nice work guys. Bad luck if your pun didn’t make the final team sheet, the line-up is as follows: Coach: Stuart Lancaster Bomber 1. Charge of the Julian White Brigade 2. Sinking of the Bismarck Du Plessis 3. John Smit-fire 4. Nathan behind enemy Hines 5. Alun who dares Wyn’s Jones 6. Sarge Betsen 7. Steffon Army-tage 8. Imanol Harrier Nordoquy 9. Morgan Parra-chute 10. Ronan O’Gara-son 11. Dan Lugar 12. Jerry-can Guscott 13. Will Green-beret-wood... Read More


Sun Shines on Successful Lathallan School Rugby Sevens Tournament

  Hundreds of people from Tayside, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Deeside and further afield came to Lathallan School, Johnshaven for its second Rugby Sevens event on Saturday 28th April 2012. Teams ranging from Moray to Fife competed in three age groups; P7s, Under 16s and Under 18s. Scottish Rugby Internationals, Stuart Hogg, Rob Harley and Duncan Weir, and Glasgow Warriors Pete Murchie and Calum Forrester attended and presented the prizes. Nigel Don MSP and SRU Board Member Ed Crozier enjoyed the day along with Sir Moir Lockhead, Chairman of Scottish Rugby... Read More


WIN the chance to train at Twickenham with Super Skills Travel

  Canterbury are giving away 2 places to the Super Skills Travel Training Day at Twickenham for 5-16 year olds on Sunday 10th June 2012. A unique opportunity for children to experience the magic of playing at Twickenham and to train with England legends such as Will Greenwood, maybe it’s enough to inspire future England players to go the extra mile, certainly an experience never to be forgotten. To enter visit and like our Super Skills Twickenham Training day post…simple! Super Skills Travel Training Day – Highlights Quotes regarding the... Read More

EurovisionXV – The Teamsheet!

  We’re still chuckling about Will Greenwood’s latest video (see below if you haven’t yet) but in the meantime here’s this weeks UltimateXV (Eurovision theme). Well done to all the entries and sorry if you haven’t made the teamsheet: 1. Jaco Engels-bert Humperdinck 2. Sean Bucks-Fizz-Patrick 3. Keith Jed-Woods 4. Alexander Rybak-kies Botha 5. Simon Sandie Shaw 6. Cliff Richard Hill 7. Katrina and the Wavell Wakefield 8. Celine Dion O’ Cuinneagain 9. Gareth Jedwards 10. Dana Carter International 11. Kenny Wogan 12. ‘Rikki’ Flutey 13. Casey Lulu-lala 14. Bryan... Read More

Go behind the scenes with the RAF Spitfires, Rugby 7s Team & the BBMF

  Canterbury are proud kit sponsors of the RAF Spitfires, a rugby 7’s team made up of serving RAF members. On Monday 28th May 2012 the team will be modeling their latest Canterbury kit by taking part in a photo shoot at RAF Coningsby with the aircraft of the BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) and you could be there!  Canterbury are giving two lucky fans, along with one friend, the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the photo shoot and meet the RAF Spitfires Rugby 7s team and get... Read More

Magic XV Teamsheet!

  MagicXV Teamsheet! We’re breaking the mould slightly this week as the front row is compiled entirely of hookers – all three were so good we couldn’t decide! This week’s prize, though, goes to Nick Kibble on Twitter because we loved his suggestion of Ian ‘Debbie McGee’chan! Nick, if you email you can be the proud owner of either a Leinster T-shirt (if you’re a fan) or a Canterbury logo T.   Coach: Sir Ian ‘Debbie McGee’chan Sean Fitz-magic-trick Olivier Alak-Azam Huw-dini Bennett Wand Dooley Richie ‘Gandalf the’ Gray... Read More