Langholm RFC

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Langholm RFC
Full nameLangholm Rugby Football Club
UnionScottish 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
Founded1871
Ground(s)Milntown
League(s)East Regional League Division Two and Border League
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/langholm/

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 East Regional League Division Two following relegation from East Regional League Division One at the end of the 2014–15 season.[1]

Langholm Sevens[edit]

The Langholm Sevens tournament is hosted by the club. It held around the end of April each year and is part of the Borders Sevens Circuit. The tournament first started in 1908.[2]

Notable former players[edit]

International players[edit]

Other players[edit]

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

Honours[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Complete Book of Rugby (Seven Oaks Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-86200-013-1)
  • Godwin, Terry Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Cassell, 1987, ISBN 0-7137-1838-2)
  • McLaren, Bill Talking of Rugby (1991, Stanley Paul, London ISBN 0-09-173875-X)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)
  1. ^ "Langholm look tolife in lower league". The Southern Reporter. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.k7s.co.uk/langholm-7s/
  3. ^ Godwin, p363
  4. ^ Bath, p161
  5. ^ McLaren, p81