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Where to Watch the Six Nations in Cambridge

A Graphic of the 2024 Six Nations Rugby Draw

As the Six Nations rugby tournament sets off once again, fans around the world are eager to find the perfect spot to catch all the action. In Cambridge, known for its rich history and academic excellence, rugby enthusiasts are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a venue to support their favourite teams. 

As proud player sponsors and dedicated community members, here is Rutherfords’ list of the best places to catch all the Six Nations action!!

Cambridge RFC

Fields, Ellgia, Grantchester Rd, Cambridge CB3 9ED

Cambridge Rugby Football Club, affectionately known as Cambridge RFC, is a cornerstone of the local rugby community. Nestled just south of the city centre, this club boasts a passionate fan base and a welcoming atmosphere for spectators. With its modern facilities and lively clubhouse, Cambridge RFC is the perfect destination to soak up the electrifying atmosphere of the Six Nations. If you’re around to catch one of the Men’s rugby matches, keep an eye out for our player sponsor – Matty Williams. 

Shelford RFC

The Davey Field, Cambridge Rd, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JJ

For those seeking a more intimate rugby experience, Shelford Rugby Club offers a charming alternative just a few miles south of Cambridge. Situated in the picturesque village of Great Shelford, this club embraces the true spirit of community rugby. With its cozy clubhouse and scenic surroundings, Shelford RFC provides a relaxed setting to enjoy the Six Nations matches with friends and fellow enthusiasts. Like at Cambridge RFC, Rutherfords Punting are proud sponsors of one of the Women’s players – Fabia Howell! 


A view of the Cambridge University Rugby Clubhouse

Grange Rd, Cambridge CB3 9BN

No discussion of rugby in Cambridge would be complete without mentioning the prestigious Cambridge University Rugby Football Club. Founded in 1872, this historic institution has a storied tradition of excellence on the rugby field. Whether you’re a student, alumni, or simply a rugby aficionado, attending a match at Grange Road promises an unforgettable experience. As a company deeply ingrained in the Cambridge community, Rutherfords Punting proudly supports the endeavours of Cambridge University RFC and its commitment to sporting excellence.

Whether you prefer the bustling atmosphere of Cambridge RFC, the quaint charm of Shelford RFC, or the historic prestige of Cambridge University RFC, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. 

Rutherfords Punting is honoured and deeply committed to fostering local sporting talent and contributing to the vibrant rugby culture in Cambridge. Join us in our passion for this beloved sport and head to one of these fantastic venues to cheer on your team during the 2024 Six Nations.