Graham Kitchener (born 29 September 1989 in Bromley) is an English rugby union player for Leicester Tigers in the Aviva Premiership. He plays as a lock but can also play as a blindside flanker.
He has represented England at Under 16, 18 and Under 20 level, and played a part in the Under 20's 6 nations grand slam in 2008. He was also a crucial member of the 2009 Under 20 squad, reaching the final of the JWC.
Kitchener attended Adams' Grammar School in Newport like fellow professional rugby player Peter Short of Bath Rugby.
A talented all round athlete, he spent 3 years playing football for Wolverhampton Wanderers Academy before deciding to focus on rugby. He was a schoolboy cricketer for Shropshire and was the Midlands Under 17 Shot Put champion, before finishing 6th in the English Schools championships. He combines his commitments as a professional rugby player with a full-time degree at University of Birmingham
A graduate of the academy system at Aviva Premiership club Worcester Warriors, Graham Kitchener left the Warriors to join Leicester Tigers for the 2011-12 season.
He played for the England Saxons through 2011, including their successful Churchill Cup campaign.
Kitchener was selected for the England squad to face the Barbarians in the summer of 2014.
He was called up to the senior England squad for the 2015 Six Nations Championship.