Blackrock College RFC was founded in 1882 making it one of the oldest senior rugby clubs in Ireland. While it bears the name and is closely affiliated to the world renowned school at Williamstown, it is an open club welcoming all who share a passion for the game of rugby.
The club’s philosophy is to strive to be as successful as possible in all areas of the game. It fields adult men’s and women’s teams, under 20’s and has a thriving mini and youth’s section all of whom are actively involved in the various competitions throughout Leinster.
The men’s senior adult team in Blackrock College RFC is in division 2B of the AIL. It has actively sought to develop and a comprehensive under 20’s academy striving to provide and environment in which aspiring rugby players can thrive. The club has a long tradition of producing players for the International side many of whom have also represented the Lions such as Fergus Slattery, Willie Duggan, Mick Doyle, Brendan Mullen, Hugo McNeill and more recently Shane Byrne, Brian O’Driscall and Luke Fitzgerald.
Rugby is currently enjoying a huge level of interest, just drop in some Sunday morning during the season to Stradbrook Road to see how busy it is. Alternatively keep an eye on our website to see the fixtures list and visit one of our matches.