Austin Huns vs. Richmond FC
Austin, TX
Apr 29, 2017

About Richmond FC

History
  • Formed in 1861, the second oldest club in England
  • World’s first inter-club fixture against Blackheath in 1864
  • One of the eight founder clubs of the RFU in 1871
  • Hosted first experimental floodlit game in 1878
  • Played at the Richmond Athletic Ground since 1889
  • Played the first All Black touring side in 1905
  • Played in the first game at Twickenham in 190
  • Celebrate 100th Anniversary with a match at Twickenham against RFU presidents XV in 1961
  • The first Women’s International match played at Richmond 1986
  • One of the first clubs to go professional in 1996
  • Promotion to premiership 1997/8 season
  • Celebrated its 150th Anniversary with a match against the Barbarians in 2011

About The Austin Huns

The Huns Rugby Football Club was founded in 1972 as one of the first rugby clubs of its kind in Central Texas.Over more than 40 years, we have developed an organization and a culture that have produced winning teams, first class coaches and players, and a training and competition facility that is unmatched by any other in the region. Our club is dedicated to developing athletes for national and international rugby competition, who are also constructive and contributing members of our community. We take pride in our contributions to improve the City of Austin, our organization, and the culture of athleticism in the Unites States.

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