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Perthshire Rugby Football Club, formerly known as Perthshire Academicals was founded in 1868. It is one of the oldest rugby clubs in Scotland. Perthshire was a consistently successful club in the 3rd Division of the old National League in Scotland until recently. Over the seasons 2003/2004, 2004/2005 and 2005/2006, the club has gained promotion every year. The 2006/2007 season saw the club play in the BT Premiership Division Three for the first time.

Perthshire has provided Scottish internationalist with the first being Dr R W Irvine and Dr Charles Reid during the 1880s. Welsh captain J A G William played for the club in the early 1950’s. Jimmy Greenwood was the clubs last international cap. He toured South Africa with the British and Irish Lions in 1955.


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