Kent Senior

Team Updates And Information

The Bill Beaumont Cup, also known as Bill Beaumont Cup Division One, is the annual, English rugby union, County Championship, organised by the RFU  for the top tier English counties.

Twenty-Eight counties playing in the Senior Men’s County Championship are seeded using results from the previous three seasons to ensure teams are evenly matched. Each team is divided into three tiers with 12 in Tier One, eight in Tier Two, and eight in Tier Three. All tiers will play a minimum of three matches and a maximum of four. This will produce three finals, all to be played at Twickenham stadium.

The County Championship 2022.

Training Dates:

3rd May @ Charlton Park RFC at 7:15pm

5th May @ Charlton Park RFC at 7:15pm

17th May @ Charlton Park RFC at 7:15pm

19th May @ Charlton Park RFC at 7:15pm


7th May 2022 – Hampshire v Kent, 3 pm at Havant RFC
Results: Hampshire 43:44 Kent

21st May 2022 – Kent v Surrey, played at Charlton Park RFC, kick off at 3pm.
With the withdrawal of Surrey from the competition Kent await the results from the competition to see if they progress any further in the competition.

Taff Gwilliam

Director of Senior Representative Rugby

Mike Melford

Coaching Team

Tom Stradwick

Coaching Team

John Ward-Turner

Team Manager

Kent County RFU are pleased to announce that David Marshall has been appointed as a coach to the Senior Squad and will join Lead Coach Tom Stradwick and the team for the 2022/23 season.

David, who is 38 years old, has represented Kent at both under 20 and Senior level as a player. He has coaching experience at both Canterbury and Westcombe Park RFCs.  With the Seniors competing in Division 1 of the County Championship he will be a welcome addition to the County set up. 

David Marshall