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Funding Success....

Posted on 28 November, 2018 at 4:25 Comments comments (6)

Thank You All So Much….

Owing to your fantastic support we gained enough votes to be successful in securing our funding from the Aviva Community Fund. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who took the time to register their votes for us.

Our award of £1000 will enable us to continue to develop our club, the equipment and facilities we offer in order to continue to engage young people in a positive activity. This will also help support the clubs...

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Alumni News

Posted on 21 November, 2018 at 0:35 Comments comments (0)

Being part of the Phoenix is more than just about playing with us, we are just a small part of what we hope will be a much longer involvement within the sport. As such we hope that the time spent with us enables players to progress and be successful at higher levels.

This year is the first year we have seen players move on from us and this year 4 of our players are part of University Football. Not to mention of course the current GB U19 squad players.

During the course of this sea...

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Phoenix Shortlisted For Award

Posted on 14 November, 2018 at 3:40 Comments comments (1)

Thank You…..

We say thank you a lot but we have a lot to be thankful for. The attitude of our players, commitment of our coaches, support of our parents and volunteers. In the past couple of years we have achieved a great deal through hard work and a positive approach to our development. We have continued to grow and improve our organisation, offering more development and progression than ever before and are committed to continuing this in the future.

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Eastbourne Development Event 18th November 2018

Posted on 12 November, 2018 at 4:30 Comments comments (0)

Sunday 18th November 2018 sees the Kent Phoenix travel to Eastbourne to take part in a joint training and development event. Working with the Hellingly Hound Dogs and East Kent Mavericks our players will be able to put their skills to the test while focusing on skills development.


As part of our preparation for BAFA National league competition next year this event will be an important development opportunity and we look forward to a fun and engaging event.

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Eastbourne Development Event 18th November 2018

Posted on 12 November, 2018 at 4:15 Comments comments (1)

Sunday 18th November 2018 will see the Kent Phoenix take part in its first Development event of the year. As part of our plans to progress into the BAFA National Leagues our players will make the trip to practise and play against players from Hellingly Hound Dogs and the East Kent Mavericks.

This event will see us participate in joint drills and scrimmages and is a key part of our development plans allowing players to put their skills to the test against other teams in a fun...

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U12 Cadets Get New Shirts For 2018/19

Posted on 12 November, 2018 at 3:50 Comments comments (1)

We are delighted to reveal the new kits our Under 12 Flag team will be wearing for the 2018/19 season.

Designed and produced by our new supplier Nuola we couldn't be more delighted with them. Keeping the camo theme typical with our previous shirts we consulted with the players to get their input on the final design. Moving to a Grey/Black colour gives our Cadet team its own identity within the organisation and ensures they stand out during training or events. The addition of...

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Planning For 2019

Posted on 1 November, 2018 at 6:05 Comments comments (0)

With training in full swing the Kent Phoenix are looking forward to 2019.

Having settled in to our new facility at Shepway Green our focus is now turning towards the 2019 Season. While we still have to get through the Great British Winter next spring offers a number of opportunities for our players to put their skills to the test.

The Board and Coaching staff a putting together a packed schedule that will see all our age groups play competitive football to help their skills develo...

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Phoenix Join Parlimentary Group For American Football

Posted on 12 September, 2017 at 13:35 Comments comments (2)

Kent Phoenix were today welcomed as the first American Football club to join the newly reformed Parliamentary All Party Group for American Football. The group which has had an extended hiatus due to Elections is formed principally of Members of Parliament with the aim to looking at issues and finding way to develop and promote the sport in the United Kingdom. In its new guise there is scope for member of the public, organisations and clubs to become members of this group, in doing so they wil...

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Phoenix U17's Enter The Fray

Posted on 3 May, 2017 at 4:45 Comments comments (0)

Last September the Kent Phoenix formed and one of its key goals was to push forward with its development of an Under 17's team to play in the BAFA National League. Youth Kitted Football has not been played in the county town for a number of years, aside from a couple of practice/demonstration events, and in order to promote and sustain a Youth only American Football Club participation within the National League is key as it provides the only opportunity for our U17's to play competitively.

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Funding The Future

Posted on 14 April, 2017 at 6:00 Comments comments (2)

The Kent Phoenix are delighted to confirm the award of £10k from Sport England following a successful Small Grants Funding application. The application which was submitted with support from American Football Development Ltd (AFD) is a significant step forward for us and a vindication of the hard work carried out by s...

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