Club Universitario de Córdoba

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Universitario
Universitario cba logo.svg
Full name Club Universitario de Córdoba
Union Unión Argentina de Rugby
Nickname(s) La U
Founded 8 April 1907; 109 years ago (1907-04-08)
Location Córdoba, Argentina
Ground(s) Alto Alberdi
President Ricardo Bordcoch [1]
League(s) Torneo de Córdoba
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.laucordoba.com.ar

The Club Universitario de Córdoba (familiarly known as La U) is a sports club based in Córdoba, Argentina. The rugby union team currently plays at the Torneo de Córdoba, the regional league of the province.

In field hockey, Universitario is affiliated to amateur Córdoba Field Hockey Federation,[2] where its teams compete.

The institution also hosts the practise of other disciplines such as basketball, football, handball, swimming and volleyball.

History[edit]

The club was founded on 8 April 1907 when the representatives of Medicine, Engineering and Law Universities met at the Café Del Plata with the purpose of creating an athletic club, inspired by the institution founded in Medicine University a year before.[3]

Universitario de Córdoba was a founding member of the Unión Cordobesa de Rugby, winning the first ever Cordobeso tournament's title in 1931. Universitario has won the most provincial championships with 20 titles, however its last win was in 1977. In recent years Uni have struggled to make an impact on the competition. Club's drop in form coinciding with the arrivals of much younger clubs such as Tala and La Tablada who have dominated cordobeso rugby since the 1970s.

Titles[edit]

1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1941, 1942, 1945, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1976, 1977

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