- Les Quennevais Rugby Club, Jersey
Les Quennevais R.F.C. is a
rugby unionclub based in Jerseyin the Channel Islands.
LQRFC were formed in 1980 from a highly successful team from Les Quennevais school, and has participated in
rugby unionin Jersey, Guernsey, Hampshireand beyond continually since then. The club’s membership is drawn from all areas of the island community and membership ranges from 18 years old to over sixty. The club colors are navy blue and red. The home ground is in Les Quennevais in St Brelade in the West of the island.
In the 2008/9 season the Sharks will be competing in the J promail JRA League, a 7 team competition with 5 sides from Jersey and 2 in Guernsey played on a home and away basis. At the end of the season the top 4 league sides play-off for the Sugden Cup, whilst the remaining 3 challenge for the MacMillan Trophy. There is also the President’s Cup which is a separate knock out competition run during the season.
The has enjoyed considerable success since its inception, including the League title, the Sugden Cup, the President’s Cup, Numerous MacMillan and Cadet Trophies (now defunct). In 2003 LQRFC won the
HampshireBowl, this undoubtedly represents the crowning glory of the club’s achievements. To put the magnitude of this success in to perspective the previous team name on the trophy was the GuernseyRugby Club First XV.
* [http://sites.google.com/site/lqsharks/ Les Quennevais Rugby Club]
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