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Established in 1894, Rowntree RUFC is one of the oldest rugby clubs in the region
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1894
A CLUB STEEPED IN YORK HISTORY

The club was founded in 1894, during Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree’s time at the helm of the confectionery factory (pictured far left wearing flat cap). At that time it was called ‘Rowntree Employees Football Club REFC’.

1954
BACK WITH A BANG

The Club was re formed in 1954. The inaugural meeting on Monday August 23rd 1954 was convened By Horace Pulleyn the Company sports and Social officer
The silhouette of one caucasian rugby male player isolated on white background. Studio shot of fit man in motion or movement with ball. Jump and action concept. An incredible strain of all forces
The silhouette of two caucasian rugby male players isolated on white background. Studio shot of fit men in motion or movement with ball. Jump and action concept. An incredible strain of all forces.

2018-NOW
BACK IN THE LEAGUES

More than 60 players are currently registered for the club with six different countries represented – England, Wales, Ireland, Fiji, Swaziland and South Africa.
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Training Field

Haxby Rd,
York
YO31 8FY

Playing Field

White Rose Avenue
New Earswick
York
North Yorkshire
YO32 4AG

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