Livingston RFC

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Livingston
Livingstonrfc logo.jpg
Full name Livingston Rugby Football Club
Founded 1968
Ground(s) Almond Park
President Lee Anne Steel
Coach(es) Graham Ferrier and Graham Steel
Captain(s) Jason Watt
League(s) Scottish National League Division Three
2015–16 9th
Team kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.pitchero.com/clubs/livingston

Livingston Rugby Football Club is a rugby union side based in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland. The team play their home games at Almond Park, and currently compete in Scottish National League Division Three, the fourth tier of Scottish club rugby.

Established in 1968, as Livingston and District RFC, the team was founded through a local appeal for players by Jack Nixon, a native of Langholm, who in the 1960s was the Youth Officer of the West Lothian County Council. Among his responsibilities was to assistance in setting up clubs and organisations for the newcomers to Livingston. At the meeting, players from Bathgate RFC decided that amalgamating with the new Livingston side would allow them better opportunities for success and also give them a better chance of gaining a home ground, they had played previous games in Airdrie.

In 2013, Livingston reached the RBS National Shield final and played against Marr RFC at Murrayfield, the national stadium. They lost the match 30–15.

Livingston has an extensive youth section with teams ranging from Primary 1 all the way up to under-18 level.

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