|Full name||Stockport Rugby Union Football Club|
|Location||Stockport, Greater Manchester, England|
|Ground(s)||The Memorial Ground (Capacity: 500)|
|League(s)||North 1 West|
|2016-17||Relegated from National League 3 North (14th)|
Stockport Rugby Union Football Club is a rugby union club based in Stockport, Greater Manchester. They play in North 1 West, at the sixth tier of English rugby union, following the clubs relegation from National League 3 North at the end of the 2016-17 season.
Stockport RUFC was founded in 1923 as Davenport R.U.F.C, the name changing in 1992. The club has made its way up the rugby pyramid in recent seasons, having been as low as the old North West 3 league at one point in the mid-1990s.
In 2006 the club won the Powergen Intermediate Cup, 11-6 versus Morley, where Nick Wroe was awarded man of the match. During that successful season the club finished 1st in the North 2 West League gaining promotion to National 3 North.
In 2011, Stockport were crowned champions of National 3 North gaining promotion to National 2 North. Six players were also selected to play for Cheshire RFU at the end of the season; Captain David Marwick, Vice Captain Andy Fuller, Tom Cruse, Jan Erik Anderson, Paul Ralph and Jamie Anthony.
During June 2012 Stockport R.U.F.C hosted the first annual Stockport 7s where they will recreate the success of the Glengarth Sevens which ran at the club for 21 years with the first being in 1967.
- North West 2 champions: 1998-99
- Cheshire Plate winners: 1999
- North Division 2 West champions: 2005-06
- Powergen Intermediate Cup winners: 2006
- North 2 (east v west) promotion playoff winners: 2007-08
- National League 3 North champions: 2010-11
- National League 3 (north v midlands) promotion play-off winners: 2013-14
|Club||Played||Won||Drawn||Lost||Points For||Points Against||Points Difference||Try Bonus||Losing Bonus||Points|
|1||Hull Ionians (C)||30||27||0||3||976||407||569||25||1||134|
|14||Birmingham & Solihull (R)||30||9||2||18||724||809||–85||8||10||58|
|Green background is the promotion place. Blue background is the play-off place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 2 May 2015
Source: "National League 2 North". NCA Rugby.
Since 1998 a marquee has been erected every summer on the 1st team pitch hosting classic pop acts like; Elkie Brooks, Procol Harum, Paul Jones, The Animals, Ruby Turner and Fairport Convention. In 2006 the main attraction were the Troggs who appeared with Marmalade and the Tremeloes. In 2009 The Bootleg Beatles made their second visit to the Marquee two years after their first visit.
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