Cartha Queens Park RFC

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Cartha Queens Park
Full name Cartha Queens Park Rugby Football Club
Union Scottish Rugby Union
Founded 1906
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Ground(s) Dumbreck
President Scotland Gordon Miller
Coach(es)

Scotland Gary Grant

Scotland Graham Knox
Captain(s) Scotland Thomas Davidson
League(s) Scottish National League Division Two
2016-17 1st
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.carthaqp.org

The Cartha Queens Park Rugby Football Club is a rugby union side based in Glasgow in Scotland. The club was founded in 1906 and play their home games at Dumbreck and are currently in BT National League Division 1, the 2nd tier of Scottish club rugby.[1]

The club runs four adult XVs catering for all abilities and levels of experience. At Dumbreck there is an impressive youth section catering for over 200 local children aged 5 to 17.[2] The club also has a senior women's side currently competing in the Scottish Women's Premier League at Premier 2 level.[3]

Notable Former Players[edit]

Former CQPRFC players include the Victoria Cross winner James Youll Turnbull and current Wasps and Scotland stand-off Ruaridh Jackson.

Glasgow City Sevens[edit]

Cartha Queen's Park play host to the Glasgow City Sevens tournament. The first rugby sevens tournament took place in April 1935 and continued for the following two years. After a break the Sevens were reintroduced in 1950 and in has been played in all the subsequent years. This was the forerunner of the successful Glasgow Sevens Tournament that has been held at Dumbreck since 1935.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.scottishrugby.org/fixtures-results/?competition=107580
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-09. Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  3. ^ http://www.scottishrugby.org/fixtures-results/?competition=90520