- Club San Albano
Club San Albano Full name Club San Albano Union Unión Argentina de Rugby Founded May 22, 1927 Location Burzaco, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina Ground(s) Corimayo President Jorge Aldo Polleschi Coach(es) Brian Elder League(s) Nacional de Clubes, URBA1st kit2nd kit Official website www.clubsanalbano.com
Club San Albano, formally known as Asociación de Ex-Alumnos del Colegio San Albano, is a sports club from the Burzaco district, Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina. The club currently has competitive teams in rugby, hockey and cricket.
San Albano was founded on May 22, 1927, by alumni of the Quilmes Grammar School and the later Saint Alban's College. Originally a cricket club with the name of Old Philomathian Club, the club added football and tennis sections in the 1930s. The name refers to the inscription of PHILOMATHES POLYMATHES in the school badge.
Old Philomathian Club registered with URBA in 1949 and started playing in 1950. By 1960 the club reached URBA's first division, the top level of provincial rugby, but went straight back down a year later. For the first years of its existence, the club achieved more success in the sevens version of the game, winning the UAR tournament in 1958.
The club was forced to change his name in the mid-seventies from the former Old Philomathian Club to Asociación de Ex-Alumnos del Colegio San Albano due to administrative regulations.
From humble beginnings, San Albano would have to wait until the 2000s before establishing themselves as a top level provincial club. They reached the first division in 2002 and have remained there ever since.
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