A BRIEF HISTORY......... 1871-2007
135 Seasons of Rugby
42 International Players
Most capped player: J.R.Patterson (Scotland)21 Caps
317 County Players
Birkenhead Park Football Club founded
Club moved to the Upper Park ground where it has remained
Ireland v Wales at Birkenhead Park
Construction of the original pavilion (still in use)
England v Wales at Birkenhead Park
James Baxter became President. He was to remain in office until 1940 and also served as President of the RFU.
New Zealand All Blacks make first visit to Park.
The era of two outstanding international three-quarters H.M. Locke and W.M. Lowry, Locke was also England captain.
Cheshire won their first County Championship v East Midlands at Birkenhead Park
Park's last full international J.S.M Scott (England)
Cheshire won their second County Championship v Devon at Park.
Park Centenary Season. Hosted North of England v RFU President's Overseas XV as part of RFU celebrations. Dave Robinson played a final England trail and toured with England.
North of England V Tonga at Park.
Old Birkonian Club merged with Birkenhead Park
North of England v New Zealand at Birkenhead Park
North of England v Romania at Birkenhead Park.
Park tour to South America - Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
Park v West Indies International Team
Park achieve first league promotion - Winners of South Lancashire and Cheshire Division One.
Park Promoted - Winners of North 2 West
Park provide 3 players for Cheshire County Championship Final v Gloucester at Twickenham
Â£1 Million Regeneration Programme Commence