|Full name||Chinnor Rugby Football Club|
|Region||Oxfordshire Rugby Football Union|
|Ground(s)||Kingsey Road, Thame (Capacity: 2,000)|
|League(s)||National League 2 South|
Chinnor Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union club based in Thame, Oxfordshire. They currently play in the fourth tier of the English league system, National League 2 South. The club regularly runs five senior teams as well as a full youth setup from age 5 upwards. Chinnor's youth setup is widely thought of as one of the best in the country having produced top Premiership players such as Tom Varndell (Leicester Tigers), Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs), Dave Seymour (Saracens), Paul Volley (Harlequins) and Sam Jones (Wasps). Chinnor became the first club in Oxfordshire or Buckinghamshire to establish an under-19 academy.
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
- South West Division 2 East champions: 2000–01
- South West Division 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
- Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 champions (2): 2005–06, 2016–17
|Played||Won||Drawn||Lost||Points for||Points against||Points diff||Try bonus||Losing bonus||Points|
|7||Bury St Edmunds||7||4||0||3||181||171||10||2||2||20|
|12||London Irish Wild Geese||7||2||0||5||213||244||-31||4||1||13|
|Green background is the promotion place. Blue background is the play-off place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 14 October 2017
Source: "National League 2 South". NCA Rugby.
- "Club History" by former player John Gardner, at official website
- "Bittersweet victory for Chinnor in pulsating match". Chinnor RFC (Pitchero). 1 April 2017.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2014.