Langholm RFC

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Langholm RFC
Full name Langholm Rugby Football Club
Union Scottish Rugby Union
Emblem(s) Emblem Incorporates Scottish Thistle, rugby ball and posts, 1871 the year the club was founded and part of the towns arms
Founded 1871
Ground(s) Milntown
League(s) Scottish National League Division 1 and Border League
Official website
homepages.enterprise.net/iainlogan/lrfc/

Langholm Rugby Football Club are a rugby union team founded in 1871. They play their home games at Milntown, Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway.

The team currently play in the Scottish National League Division 1 and Border League (the oldest established rugby union league in the world). Their annual Sevens are held at the end of April and 2008 saw the centenary of the tournament.

Notable former players[edit]

The Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid (real name, Christopher Grieve) also played for Langholm in his youth.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godwin, p363
  2. ^ Bath, p161
  3. ^ McLaren, p81