Highlanders Rugby

The Pittsburgh Highlanders RFC (PGHHRFC) is a rugby union football club founded in Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1983. The club moved to the Greater Pittsburgh area in 1994. The Highlanders are a Division III men's club and play a schedule within the Allegheny Rugby Union and Midwest Territory. The club has approximately 300 alumni and a current roster of active and social members from a variety of backgrounds and rugby experience, from law enforcement to teachers and marketing executives. The club is an incorporated not-for-profit organization and is active within our community. We actively support the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, the American Cancer Association and the Pittsburgh Blood Bank.


Getting Involved

Aside from playing and practicing rugby, participating in team social and fundraising events, the club is also very active in local charities throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. If you have a unique charity or need that you think the Highlanders can help you with, please contact us.

PGHHRFC is always looking to help local businesses advertise and grow. If you have a sponsorship or advertising opportunity that you'd like to have the club help you with, please contact us.