RK 03 Berlin
The Rugby Club Berlin 03 (RK 03 Berlin) is a Berlin rugby club with 250 members. The club went from the Postsportverein Berlin ( Post SV Berlin today Pro Sport Berlin 24) out of the Rugby department in 2003 broke up for financial reasons. In the time before liberation, the club played first class and was twice runner-up in the GDR.
1967 saw the establishment of the Section rugby at the ESR Post Berlin. The club plays since its inception in Buschallee Stadium in Berlin -Weissensee. 1967-1978 was the participation in the GDR and championship round games against international teams. 1978 was followed by the beginning of the consistent youth development. In 1981 the First-time host of the game against ALT JUNG at Post Berlin, which took place from then on an annual basis. 1987 was the hosting and winning the Tournament "20 Years of Rugby in Buschallee ". In 1989, the East German youth champion and cup winner, just like the B- students and juniors. 1990 Post Berlin last GDR - runner and managed to achieve the Bundesliga qualification.
From the club 15 GDR national team emerged.
In 1992, honored with the " Green Belt " of good talent in the club by Dresdner Bank in the same year saw the establishment of a women's team in post- Berlin. Werner Richter: At the same time the implementation of the rugby summer holiday camp with the initiator started. 2003 was the withdrawal from the Post SV Berlin and founding of the Rugby Club 03 Berlin eV
Today, the association maintains a women's team (Regional East), 3 men's teams (Bundesliga, Regionalliga Ost squadrons A and B) and a youth team in each age group. In the season 2004/2005 for the first time succeeded in rising to the Bundesliga, but where he could not keep up. Since 2008 /09 they play again top notch. For his achievements in the youth work of the club was 2 times awarded the Green Belt.
In 2010, the Rugby Club 03 Berlin over 250 members, including about 80 players in the men's area, 100 in the students and young people and 20 women. On 16 May 2010 the club erföffnete be converted stadium and also won for the first time in 10 years against local rivals Berliner RC.
In the 2009/2010 season Philip " Lofty " Stevenson coached the first team. Stevenson was previously involved with as a coach SC 1880 Frankfurt, and as coach of the German 7- Men and U21 XVer team.
In June 2013, the Berlin Sevens the RK 03 Berlin hosted for the first time, a 7- rugby tournament with international participation. The tournament served as both an open National Association championship. The organization by the club was perfect, with titles of Rugby Association Baden- Württemberg and Hesse Rugby Federation of it.
Players and coaches
The association currently represents 3 national player for the German national team, as well as four national player for the German national team 7 Series.
The current coach and sporting director is Christian Lill, which at the same German U18 national team coach is. During his tenure, the German U18 national team for the first time risen to the A- Division Europe and was able to maintain this class .. Lill passes since August 2012, all sporting affairs of the RK 03 Berlin and has just as much a concept for a holistic development of young up ..