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Welcome to the 1st XV page of the Deal and Betteshanger Lions RFC Website

Deal & Betteshanger 1st XV - 'The Lions' have their den on the old Royal Marine Drill Field in Canada Road, Deal. Facilities include two adult playing surfaces of exceptional quality, various training areas and youth pitches and a new clubhouse built in 2006 funded by the proud membership of the club. Lions playing colours are simple, Black

Deal is a very popular seaside town boasting some fantastic water front walks with friendly pubs, cafe's, restaurants, hotels, many of whom are sponsors of our club, and live music a plenty. Not forgetting the Championship golf courses next to us, we consider ourselves very lucky to live in such a beautiful place and many regular visitors to the town would support this.

Following the amalgamation of the two clubs, Deal Wanderers RFC and Betteshanger RFC in 2006, The Lions were formed and they have successfully maintained their Level 7 status playing in London & SE 2.

At Deal & Betteshanger Lions, we are proud of our links with the town and most of our 1st Team Squad emanate from our vibrant and successful youth rugby section, blended with a few players who now happily live and work in Deal from outside the area.We are always on the lookout for new players and supporters to join us at The Drill Field. We currently run 3 senior sides, a vets team and youth teams from 6 years to 18. What ever your age or ability, If you are new to the area and interested in playing rugby please contact our 1st Team Managers Alison Squire and Robbie Scully and they will be able to help you. If you would just like to become a member or supporter please come along and join us on any Saturday afternoon. We have a thriving social calendar and we would be pleased to welcome you and your family to the clubhouse and show you our magnificent bar facilities. :-)

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About the team

<p><strong>Deal &amp; Betteshanger 1st XV </strong>- <em>'The Lions'</em> have their den on the old Royal Marine Drill Field in Canada Road, Deal. Facilities include two adult playing surfaces of exceptional quality, various training areas and youth pitches and a new clubhouse built in 2006 funded by the proud membership of the club. Lions playing colours are simple, <strong>Black</strong></p><p>Deal is a very popular seaside town boasting some fantastic water front walks with friendly pubs, cafe's, restaurants, hotels, many of whom are sponsors of our club, and live music a plenty. Not forgetting the Championship golf courses next to us, we consider ourselves very lucky to live in such a beautiful place and many regular visitors to the town would support this. </p><p>Following the amalgamation of the two clubs, Deal Wanderers RFC and Betteshanger RFC in 2006, <em>The Lions</em> were formed and they have successfully maintained their Level 7 status playing in London &amp; SE 2. </p><p>At Deal &amp; Betteshanger Lions, we are proud of our links with the town and most of our 1st Team Squad emanate from our vibrant and successful youth rugby section, blended with a few players who now happily live and work in Deal from outside the area.We are always on the lookout for new players and supporters to join us at The Drill Field. We currently run 3 senior sides, a vets team and youth teams from 6 years to 18. What ever your age or ability, If you are new to the area and interested in playing rugby please contact our 1st Team Managers Alison Squire and Robbie Scully and they will be able to help you. If you would just like to become a member or supporter please come along and join us on any Saturday afternoon. We have a thriving social calendar and we would be pleased to welcome you and your family to the clubhouse and show you our magnificent bar facilities. :-)</p>
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Officials
Alison Squire
1st XV Team Manager
Alison Squire
Laura Gubbins
1st XV Physio
Laura Gubbins
Robert Scully
1st XV Team Manager
Robert Scully
luke armstrong
1st XV Captain
luke armstrong
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Team Sponsors

1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Quinn Estates
Main 1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Jenkinson Estates
2019/20  Official Travel Partner - Crosskeys Travel
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Datum Groundworks
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Puma Power Projects
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Mike's Electrical Supplies Ltd
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Drink Warehouse UK
1st  XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - HSE Advisor Ltd
Player Sponsor - Top Down Cleaning
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - J Dilnot Smith & Sons - Independent Funeral Directors
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Jewson -Canterbury Branch
1st XV Short Sponsor 2018/19  - Woods Builders
1st Xv Pre Match Training Shirts 2018/19 - Wesley Adam Construction
1st XV Matchday Sponsor 2018/19 - Age Partnership
1st XV Matchday Sponsor 2018/19 - The Stag
1st XV Post Match Polo Shirts 2018/19 - Deal Rental Bureau
1st XV Match Day Sponsor 2018/19 - The Telegraph Chippie
1st XV Match Day Sponsor 2018/19 - The Alma
1st XV Match Day Sponsor 2018/19 - Baytree Caterers
1st XV Matchday Sponsor 2018/19 - Steve Nevitt
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Ebdens Garage
 Match Day Sponsor 2018/19 - The Just Reproach
1st XV Matchday Sponsor 2018/19 - The Port Arms
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Williamson and Barnes Solicitors
1st XV Shirt Sponsor 2018/19 - Millards Insurance
1st XV Matchday Sponsor 2018/19 - The Kings Head Deal