Ashford Town Sports Teams

Your guide to the main Ashford town sports teams.

Here we give details on the main Ashford town sports teams together with links for you to find out more.

Ashford Rugby Club

The Club was formed in 1885 becoming affiliated to the Kent RFU. Though the earliest reference to the club seems to be in 1881, when the Norton Knatchbull School Sports records mentions the school playing the town team in January of that year.

They run:
3 senior mens teams, with the occasional vets team
7 youth teams from under 12’s to under 18’s as well as 6 mini’s teams from ages under 6’s to under 11’s.
The Ladies have 1 senior team, an under 18’s, under 15’s and an under 13’s. Check with the club whether girls can join the mini’s teams, although we’re sure they can.

New members, playing and non playing (they have an active social side) are always welcome.
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Ashford Barbarians Rugby Club
The newest addition to Ashford’s town teams are the ‘barbarians’. Recently established in 2013, the club is already starting to achieve success p laying at Sandyacres, Ashford. To learn more about the club or to join (they are looking for players for next season) you can visit their web

Ashford United Football Club

Ashford’s football club roots go back to 1891 and were founding members of the Kent Premiere League.
Since those early beginnings the club has gone through a turbulent history, having collapsed and risen from the ashes several times. Now on a firmer footing the club operates a number of teams as well youth teams and a football academy. You can discover more about the team by visiting their website here.

Ashford Hockey Club

The club is situated in Ashford, Kent and was established in 1898. It currently has 6 Men’s Teams (including 1 Veteran Team), 3 Ladies Teams and Junior Teams consisting of all age groups. All teams compete in local and regional leagues throughout the South of England. To learn more about them you can visit their website here.

Ashford Netball League

We don’t have just one netball team, Ashford runs its own league. The Ashford Netball League was started in 1958 by Eileen Tredwell and her committee.

The league played at various locations in Ashford over the years including Victoria Park, The Sour Centre and Ball Lane before moving to Courtside in 2006. To find out more and even find team to join visit the website here.