Founded in 1872, the Harvard Rugby Football Club (HRFC) is the oldest Rugby Club in North America. It competes in the New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU). With around 50 members, Harvard Rugby is one of the largest club teams at Harvard.
In 2011, the club traveled to Stanford in Palo Alto, California for the National Semi-Finals after having won in the in the Sweet 16 in Buffalo. The HRFC have won the Ivy League Championships in 2007, 2003 and 1994 and were last National Champions in 1984.