1. Oberösterreichischer Rugby Sport Club

The RC Linz ( Linz Rugby Club ) is a rugby union club based in Upper Austria's capital Linz. The in 2000 under the name 1 ORSC Linz based club takes part in the 2013/14 season in the Austrian National League (2nd Division) as well as at the Austrian 7 Series championship and plays its home games at the sports ground of the ASKO ESV Western orbit.


The association was founded early 2000 by Ing Jaromir young man who played in his youth in the rugby section of Sparta Prague. His first Friendship Match of the men's team of the club on June 17, 2000 in Vienna, in the autumn of the same year it first participated at the 2nd Austrian Rugby League. From the season 2002/ 03, the operation of the 2nd Bundesliga has been set, and the team moved into the newly founded Austrian Challenge Cup. In addition, the club played from the 2003/04 season, the first Austrian Rugby League - first game in communion with the RFC Salzburg, from the 2004/05 season in game community with the RC Krems. In the 2006/07 season, the club decided not to take part in the Bundesliga and was limited to the Challenge Cup. 2007/ 08 was the return to the 2nd Bundesliga, and succeeded in the immediate promotion to the 1st League. After three years in the top division took place in 2011/12, the descent into the newly formed National League and was renamed Rugby Club Linz. The greatest club success was the overall winner of the Challenge Cup 2003/04.

Since the summer of 2004, there is also a U16 team that has for the first time participated in the Austrian Youth Championships 2005 /06. In summer 2006, an additional U18 team was founded. Since the 2007/ 08 season also exist a U12, a U14 and a ladies team. In the 2009/10 season, the junior team "Linz Espoir " played also in the 2nd Austrian Bundesliga and in the 2012/13 season in the Lower Austrian league. The club goals for the 2013/14 season, winning the title in the National League and a further expansion of the youth teams.

Board of Directors

  • President: Stefan Rothschedl
  • Vice President: Jaromir Jungmann
  • Treasurer: David Habichler
  • Coach: Stefan Rothschedl
  • Youth coach: Wolfgang Röhrer
  • Coach Ladies: Mark Freudenthal
  • League Coordinator: Martin Kühr
  • Press: Maximilian Kreindl
  • Sponsorship: Bernhard Dorninger

Championship Results

  • Season 2000/ 01:
  • Season 2001/ 02:
  • Season 2002/ 03:
  • Season 2003/ 04:
  • Season 2004/ 05:
  • Season 2005/ 06:
  • Season 2006/ 07:
  • Season 2007/ 08:
  • Season 2008/ 09:
  • Season 2009/ 10:
  • Season 2010/ 11:
  • 2011/12 season:
  • 2012/13 season: