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Vienna Celtic RFC

Vienna Celtic Rugby Football Club (VCRFC)
Full name Vienna Celtic Rugby Football Club
Union Austrian Rugby Federation
Nickname(s) Celtic, Celts
Founded 1978
Region Vienna, Austria
Ground(s) Sportareal Atzgersdorf 1230 Vienna
Chairman Antonio de Vall
Coach(es) Mike McLean
League(s) Erste Ć–sterreichische Bundesliga

Vienna Celtic Rugby Football Club (VCRFC) is an Austrian rugby club based in Vienna. It is the oldest team in Austria.

History

The club was founded on 19 January 1978 by a Scotsman, John Skinner, and two Austrians, Johann Schweiger and Bernhard Eigenberger.

Current Staff

  • Chairman: Antonio de Vall
  • Vice Chairman: Dirk Stryjewsko
  • Secretary: Julia Karl
  • Treasurer: Andreas Zinschitz
  • Financial Controller: Johannes Winkler
  • Men's Team Manager: Gerald Fuchs
  • Youth Manager: Daan de Val
  • Event Managers: Omar Nino El Agrebi , Chris Lynton-Evans
  • Coach: Mike Mclean

Charity Work

Over the years the club started indulging in and organising charity events.

During the period of 1997 - 2010 Vienna Celtic realised a project in Zimbabwe where firstly a borehole and pump where provided to the community enabling access to clean water, later a school and additionally a clinic where then built.

Since 2005 the club also hosts an annual 10's rugby tournament donating all proceeds to the "Austrian bone marrow register"

External links

  • Vienna Celtic RFC
  • Rugby Austria
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