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Major sporting events

Medway has developed a reputation as a high-quality venue for international sporting events.

Download a copy of Medway's Major Sports Event brochure (pdf 3,647 KB) for full details of the facilities, commitment and expertise we can offer. Plus see our majors sports events roll of honour.

To discuss staging a major sports event in Medway contact Helen Steel on 01634 338760 or email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk.


Forthcoming major events for 2018

British Universities Handball Finals

Saturday, 10 and Saturday, 17 March, Medway Park

Hundreds of students from across the country will travel to Medway Park for the national finals of the student handball cups.


Wheelchair Rugby League Premier League Grand Final

Saturday, 22 September, Medway Park

The Home of England Wheelchair Rugby League will once again play host to the annual Wheelchair Rugby League Premier League Grand Final. The two teams from across the season to battle for ultimate glory.

Full details, timings and ticket information to be announced soon.




Recent events at Medway ParkEngland Handball Federation Challenge Cup logo

European Women's Handball Challenge Cup

November 2017, Medway Park

Lithuania ACME-Zalgiris Kaunas took on London GD Handball Club as Medway Park hosted its second international women's club handball fixture.


Wheelchair RL Premier League Grand Final

September 2017, Medway Park England Logo

The official home of England Wheelchair Rugby League hosted the climax of the national domestic league, when the top two teams from the season battle it out in a winner-takes-all clash.

Medway Dragons also took home the trophy in the second annual Kent Cup competition.

Kent International JudoKent International Judo

June 2017

Judoka from across the UK and Europe competed over two days at Medway Park. Spectator admission £6 on the door.


Battle of Medway Sports Festival Battle of Medway logo

June 2017

Medway Sport joined the 350th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Medway.

We were proud to host a British Army v Dutch Navy football match, and London GD Handball Club v HV KRAS/Voldendam international men’s handball friendly.

Pickleball UK Open Championships UK Pickleball Open action

May 2017

More than 200 pickleball players from around the world compete in this tournament, coming to the UK for the first time. See this emerging racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis played by the experts. Free spectator admission.

Cadet and Junior National Table TenniCadet and Junior National Table Tennis Championships

May 2017

The English Cadet & Junior National Championships is Table Tennis England flagship event for this age group. Held each year, the championships play host to the most talented young table tennis players in the country.   

Free spectator admission.

British University Handball ChampionshipsBritish University Handball Championships

March 2017

More than 700 students from universities across the United Kingdom battled it out for national handball glory on the courts of Medway Park.  

The event features 69 student teams from as far afield as Scotland competing in the national finals - the biggest event in the competition's history.



View our events Roll of Honour