RC Havířov

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RC Havířov
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Full name Rugby Club Havířov
Founded 1966 (as TJ Slavia Havířov)
Location Havířov, Czech Republic
President Czech Republic Radomír Kloda
Coach(es) Czech Republic Patrik Kovács
Captain(s) Czech Republic Lukáš Macháček
League(s) 1st league (1.liga)
Team kit

RC Havířov is a Czech rugby club based in Havířov. They currently play in the 1st league (1.liga).

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1966 by Eduard Vaníček and Karel Gaman, two ex-Lokomotiva Ostrava (now Sokol Mariánské Hory) players.

Initially the club had only a youth team, but a senior side was added in 1972.

The club changed its name to the present one in 1998.

Honours[edit]

  • Extraliga
    • 2005 3rd, 2012 2nd
  • První Liga winner
    • 2001, 2003, 2010, 2017
  • Czech Cup winner
    • 2005, 2007, 2008
  • Czech Sevens Championship winner
    • 2004, 2006

Notable former players[edit]

  • Czech Republic [[Lukas Rapant] US Oyonnax]