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Blackrock College a fine Rugby club

Blackrock College RFC

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Blackrock College RFC
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Full name Blackrock College Rugby Football Club
Union IRFU
Leinster
Nickname(s) Rock
Founded 1882
Region County Dublin
Ground(s) Stradbrook Road
Blackrock, Dublin
Chairman Job Langbroek
President Larry Macken
League(s) AIB League
Team kit

Blackrock College Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club located in Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland. The club was founded in 1882 by former pupils of Blackrock College. Their senior team currently plays in the AIB League First Division.

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[edit] Honours

  • Leinster Senior League
    • Winners 1975, 1982, 1983, 1991: 4
    • Runners Up 1976: 1
  • Leinster Senior Cup
    • Winners: 1937, 1939, 1957, 1961, 1983, 1988, 1992, 2000:8
    • Runners Up : 1936, 1958, 1980, 1986: 4
  • Metropolitan Cup
    • Winners: 1929, 1938, 1962, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1984, 2001:8
    • Runners Up : 1922, 1999: 2

[edit] Notable former players

[edit] Ireland

The following Blackrock players represented Ireland at full international level [1].

[edit] British and Irish Lions

As well as representing Ireland, the following Blackrock players also went onto represent the British and Irish Lions [2].

(Conal O Doherty); (1977 British Lions tour to New Zealand 1977) 

[edit] Other internationals

The following Blackrock players have also played at international level [1].

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