Highfield Rugby Footballclub www.highfieldrfc.ie is a rugby union club based in Cork in Ireland. The club was founded in 1930 and was elevated to senior status in the province of Munster in 1953. Before moving to its present grounds, at Woodleigh Park, it was based in fields off Magazine Road, between Highfield Avenue and Highfield West. Hence the name...Although the current ground is also located near a park called Highfield Lawn. They are currently playing in Division 2A of the All-Ireland League. Highfield's Youth Section has an enviable record of success over the last 34 or so years. Irish Rugby union International, Donncha O'Callaghan, is a product of the famed Highfield Youth system. Terry (T.A.P.) Moore and Paul (Paco) Collins are Irish Rugby Union Internationals who played for Ireland and Highfield at the same time. Highfield is also well known for its amazing youth section producing teams from U6's to Seniors.
In January 2011, Highfield RFC unveiled its new flood-lit, All-Weather facility; comprising 3 'state-of-the-art' astro-turf pitches. These pitches are available to all Highfield teams for training and will ensure un-interrupted training programmes during the winter months.
The pitches are also available to rent for 5 a-side soccer, tag rugby and other sports and activities.