Play for Dorking Rugby!

Formed in 1921, Dorking RFC is a leading Surrey rugby club. Years of dedication and hard work on and off the pitch have been rewarded. We have experienced significant levels of success for Dorking Rugby Football Club and building a great community atmosphere that draws in regular crowds.  Throughout the club, Dorking ideals reflect the RFU’s core values of RESPECT, DISCIPLINE, TEAMWORK, ENJOYMENT and SPORTSMANSHIP.

Whilst we are ambitious, we also have a strong community ethos, derived from a commitment to rugby for everyone at every age.

  • 1st XV in London & South East Premier
  • A XV – Playing in Zoo Sports Shield – Division 3 W
  • Ex A XV (Dirty Birds) Playing in Surrey Merit East Conference
  • 750 registered players (100 adult)
  • Weekly fielding three senior teams
  • 24 teams overall
  • Great youth development programmes to support the transition into senior rugby
  • Training every Tuesday and Thursday

The combined efforts of our 1st XV, A XV and ExA XV, strong support team of coaches, physios, supporters and sponsors, have made DRFC one of the top amateur clubs in the country.


In a word, lots! E.g.

  • Great Social Atmosphere
  • Free Gym & Physio access
  • Training and post-match meals
  • Playing, training and post-match kit
  • Professional coaching inc Level 3 Coaches and guest coaches.
  • Strength and conditioning staff and individual programmes.
  • Quality Medical team at games and training nights
  • Pre-season Training Tours – Majority funded by the club.
  • 10% Discount at bar and kitchen
  • Funded player socials and bar specials.
  • Apply for International tickets


  • Fresh, new talent
  • Great people with skills and personality
  • Enthusiastic new team members who can contribute to our ongoing success

Dorking has been home to some fantastic professional players, to include George Kruis, Eliott Daly, Kay Wilson, Cameron Cowell and Tom Bristow.  If you’d like to join us and follow in their footsteps, fill in our quick form so that our Director of Rugby, Armand Roux can get to grips with your skills!


Latest Articles

  • Episode 8 - The last one of lockdown season

    Sun 21 Mar 2021 18:08

    Well sports fans, it has been great to launch the Dorking RFC Podcast and we are overwhelmed by the positive comments we've received, thank you. We are taking a short break and will … view

  • Podcast Episode 6: Ted Ivens

    Fri 12 Feb 2021 18:46

    When it comes to legends of Dorking, to true gentlemen that has played such a massive part in the history of this well adorned club, few come higher than our guest this week. … view