Darlington RFC to Host England v Scotland U18’s International Match

Darlington RFC will play host to the England and Scotland’s Under 18 match this Sunday, 3rd March. The club has been awarded the privilege of hosting the match after Head Coach, John Fletcher chose the location as another demonstration of the connection between elite and grassroots rugby and further emphasises the  ‘England Is All’ and ‘England Connected’ campaigns. Fletcher said: “We’re hugely excited about heading up to Darlington – they have excellent facilities and we have enjoyed great support from matches in other parts of the country in previous seasons.... Read More


RBS 6 Nations Round Up – Week 2

Scotland 34 – Italy 10 Scotland’s performance this weekend was something to behold. The side showed a sincere development on their performance last week. They got the fundamentals right, showing competitiveness in the contact straight from the off. In pushing Italy onto to the back foot it put the opposition under immense pressure, forcing errors and creating penalties. Laidlaw converted these opportunities and kept the scoreboard ticking over early within the match. A succession of four tries from Visser, Scott, Hogg and Lamont secured the Scottish victory (this being the... Read More


RBS 6 Nations Round Up – Opening Weekend

The Six Nations Opening Weekend was one of debuts, rivalries, old flames and underdogs. Arguably the best opening weekend to date. It was a brilliant start for Ireland who showed a sincere appetite from the off. They dominated the first half, constantly on the front foot pushing for points and driving things home. In comparison Wales were distinctly lacking lustre; a shadow of themselves from 12 months ago. Wales gave away too many turnovers, conceded vital penalties and missed numerous tackles. Brian o Driscoll, who was controversially overlooked for the... Read More


The Latest ‘Kilted Kiwi’

24 year old Sean Maitland is Scotland’s newest player. Having only touched down in the highlands in October, he has somewhat controversially been picked for the 6 Nations squad. The latest ‘kilted kiwi’ has adjusted well to his new club Glasgow Warriors. With 5 starts and a try under his belt, he has certainly made a good first impression. Qualifying through his Scottish Father, Maitland’s Mother is of Samoan and Maori decent and subsequently he is no stranger to international pressure. His dual nationality has led him to previous caps... Read More


134 Years of History – The Calcutta Cup

Dating back to 1879, the momentous match between England and Scotland is steeped in history. Originating from the donation of a trophy from the Calcutta (Rugby) Football Club in India, the competition was originally proposed for club level. Unwilling to promote a competition that could lead to the professionalisation of the game, the RFU felt an international competition would be best. Due to the poor performance of Ireland’s national side, by default, the long held rivalry fell to Scotland and England. Since the first match in 1879, 130 games have... Read More



Canterbury can confirm that their current sponsorship agreement as official kit supplier to the Scotland National team will conclude on 30th June 2013. Canterbury CEO Chris Stephenson said, “Having delivered on the objectives set out upon initiation of the partnership, we have reached a mutual agreement with Scottish Rugby that the time is right for both parties to not renew the agreement as it comes to the end of its term.” “The Scotland players have been excellent rugby ambassadors and we feel privileged to have partnered the squad during this time.... Read More


Canterbury Prize Winner attends exclusive Scotland Team Run at Murrayfield

Team CCC gave one lucky fan the opportunity to attend the very exclusive Scotland Team Run at Murrayfield on Saturday 25th February ahead of the RBS 6 Nations tie with France. Elizabeth Bryce who entered the competition to win this money can’t buy experience when Team CCC were at Murrayfield for the Calcutta Cup, was pleasantly surprised when she was contacted to advise that she was the lucky winner, joking that she had never won anything and always thought that nobody ever really won these types of competitions! The Team Run which is... Read More


Team CCC go Thunder Clappers at Murrayfield for Calcutta Cup

Team CCC were out in force at Murrayfield on Saturday 4th February 2012 with the Canterbury promotional container for the RBS 6 Nations tie between Scotland & England – The Calcutta Cup! The team were giving out inflatable Thunder Clappers to the fans so they could make lots of noise in the stadium where their teams scored a try. Team CCC were also giving fans the opportunity to enter a fantastic competition where the winner would get to attend the Scotland Team Run ahead of the Scotland v France game as well... Read More

Exclusive Competition – WIN 2 places at the Scotland Team Run

EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION WIN 2 places at the Scotland Team Run this Saturday ahead of the RBS 6 Nations game against France on Sunday. The lucky winner will get to watch the Scotland team train, meet the players trackside for autograph opportunities followed by a light lunch in the Murrayfield Boxes.  To enter simply visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/canterbury Good luck! Team CCC  T’s& C’s Entry into the competition constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions. The competition will run until 9pm on Thursday 23rd February 2012. Any entries received after... Read More