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