What We Know About Chinnor

Chinnor RFC was formed in 1962 and played their first game the following year. The 1970s saw the club expand to include junior and youth teams and in 1976 the club won the Oxfordshire Cup. When the English league system started the club was placed in Bucks and Oxon Division 1 and have progressed through the Southern Counties section to gained promotion to the National Leagues in 2006; the youngest club to do so. The club gained a further promotion from National League 3 South West in 2012.

During the 2016/17 National League 2 South season, the club achieved a record attendance at Kingsey Road of 1,580 during a top of the table clash against Bishop’s Stortford, a game Chinnor won 27–25.


Oxfordshire RFU County Cup winners (5): 1977, 1999, 2002, 2010, 2011
Bucks/Oxon 1 champions: 1994–95
South West 2 East champions: 2000–01
South West 1 champions (2): 2005–06, 2007–08
Oxfordshire Cup winners (3): 2010, 2011, 2012
National League 3 (south-east v south west) promotion play-off winner: 2011–12
National League 2 (north v south) promotion play-off winner 2017-18

This season Chinnor have a playing record of played 11, won 2, drew 1, lost 8, scoring 23.9 points per game points and conceding 29.9 points. They have collected eight bonus points in their total of 18 league points.

Last week they were narrowly beaten at Cambridge by 31-27 but came away with two bonus points, a fine achievement against the second placed side in National One.

Norman Angell.

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