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Coventry Bears A Team

Coventry Bears Mens ‘A team’ will play in the Midlands Merit League and forms a player pathway from the Bears Junior system plus local Rugby players wishing to develop into the Coventry Bears First team.

To get involved training is THURSDAYS, 7.15pm at the Xcel Leisure Centre, Canley, Coventry, CV4 8DY.

You can apply to get involved by following the PLAY FOR tab on the home page

Merit League A team Fixtures below with more to be added


SATURDAY June 21st Sherwood Wolf Hunt HOME Open Age Merit League……..Hindley HOME First team

SATURDAY June 28st Northampton Demons AWAY Open Age Merit League


SATURDAY July 5th Coventry Dragons AWAY Open Age Merit League

SATURDAY July 19th Northampton Demons HOME Open Age Merit League…..Heworth AWAY First team


SATURDAY August 30th Open Age Merit league Final….Peterlee Pumas HOME First team



New Rugby League Era explained

The RFL have created a fantastic video outlining the new era of Rugby League. Coventry Bears will compete in the Semi-Professional ranks of League 1 next season and this great video outlines how the n... read more


Big Crowd Roars the Bears to Victory against Eastmoor

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Bears Recruit for League One

We are now actively recruiting new players for Kingstone Press League One and Open age Men’s reserve grade teams for 2015. Please follow our link to our ‘Play for section’ and apply ... read more


Bears sink Heworth to get back on track

Heworth 6 Coventry Bears 22 Article from York Press HEWORTH ARLC failed to reproduce their winning form as they went down 22-6 at home to Coventry Bears in National Conference League division three. T... read more


Bears Launch professional Rugby League in Coventry

  AFTER much excitement in the local area in the last few weeks, the Coventry Bears were formally launched as a professional Rugby League club on Friday in front of gathered media at the Butts Pa... read more


Coventry Bears Formal Launch on SuperLeague TV

  The club was formally announced at a press conference this Friday to be entering the professional ranks of Kingstone Press Championship one in 2015. Please see link below to Super League TV ... read more


Coventry Bears represent the Midlands region at exciting time

Coventry Bears join the Kingstone Press Championships party at exciting time #rlchampionships Coventry Bears enter Rugby League’s professional ranks at an exciting time for the sport, with 2015 seei... read more


Bears to enter Championship One in 2015

We are delighted to announce that we will be a semi-professional club from next year and look forward to a new chapter in the clubs history. Official Press Release from the RFL: The RFL is delighted t... read more

George Carlton

Bears destroy Hindley with 13 try blitz

Coventry Bears 90 Hindley 16 The Bears destroyed Manchester outfit Hindley on Saturday at the Butts Park Arena and achieved their highest ever score at the BPA and in the National Conference League in... read more


Bears v Royal Engineers

Coventry Bears 64 Royal Engineers 18 The Bears played the Royal Engineers on Saturday in a friendly fixture that both sides took many positives from despite the result. The Engineers who are one of th... read more


14th June fixture change

14th June now Coventry Bears v The Royal Engineers RL On 14th June the Bears were due to play Wigan St Cuthberts in the League. Due to unforseen circunstances St Cuthberts have dropped out of the divi... read more


Bears do the double on Woolston Rovers

Coventry Bears 28 Woolston Rovers 8 After a tough few weeks on the road and not many good reults to show for it the Bears got back to winning ways in spectacular fashion at the Butts Park Arena on Sat... read more


Bears loose out in another close encounter

EASTMOOR DRAGONS shaded a high-scoring encounter with COVENTRY BEARS 32-28. Liam Green (2), Shaun Upson, Mark Matthews, Adam Gant, Daniel Taylor and Lewis Kear scored the Dragons tries whilst full-bac... read more


Bears maul Pumas

COVENTRY BEARS returned from PETERLEE PUMAS with the points after a 64-12 win. Leigh Wheatley improved late tries from Andrew Rollins and Daniel Wilson for the Pumas points but that proved to be late ... read more

Maesteg RFC

U19s grow through South Wales test

Picture by Ian Lovell South Wales Scorpions U19s  54 Coventry Bears U19s 6 Maesteg RFC, South Wales, 3.30pm kick off. Today the new Coventry Bears U19s travelled to Maesteg in South Wales to take on ... read more


Bears summer recruitment gets underway!

Despite the fact the Bears First team have been training since January and playing in the NCL since March, There is always a new influx of players in May when the Rugby season comes to an end and the ... read more


Bears go down to Wigan St Cuthberts

Wigan St Cuthberts 22 Coventry Bears 18 April 12th, Wigan. Coventry Bears injury woes continued as they again lost out to opposition in the dying moments when they travelled to Wigan to take on Wigan ... read more


Young Bears make their mark

       A number of young Coventry Bears Rugby League players have really begun to make their mark in the game through their involvement in the Midlands U18′s Academy Elite Player developmen... read more


Hindley battle their way past the Bears

Hindley 20 Coventry Bears 12 March 29th, Hurst Street, Manchester, 2.30pm kick off. The Bears travelled to Manchester on the weekend with a number of players missing from their ranks. Influential half... read more


Bears launch U19′s in championship league

Coventry Bears will this year start an U19s side which will compete in Championship South League for U19s versus Professional Championship one clubs. The U19s will also play other fixtures and will li... read more