Since our formation in 2004 we continue to provide a welcoming environment for everyone looking to play rugby in the Netherlands. We are committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment into which players of all levels of experience feel comfortable. Our goal is for everyone to enjoy rugby in a prejudice free environment, and we are proud of our supportive, diverse and social team and to call one of the oldest rugby clubs in the Netherlands in Amstelveen our home. We currently have a men's and women's team. We consider rugby to be for all and welcome everyone to our club.
We play in the Dutch competition, organize friendly matches against local and other inclusive teams. We are proud members of the International Gay Rugby Associations whose LGBT+ rugby tournaments the Union Cup and the Bingham Cup take us all around the globe including Sydney, Dublin, Nashville, Madrid and Ottawa. We even had the honor of hosting both biennial tournaments at home in Amsterdam in 2011 and 2018 respectively.
Every Tuesday and Thursday 20.00h at our ARC home base at Sportlaan 25 in Amstelveen. For the Lowlander Ladies please click here.
Our seasonal player’s fee is 50 euro and for supporters is 25 euro. Note that if you register as a player you are also required to become a member of the Amstelveense Rugby Club. For the most recent membership rates click here. If you are already a member of a club in the Netherlands you are not required to sign up with ARC.
Everyone’s welcome to join our club and thanks to rugby’s open culture rooted in diversity there’s a spot for everyone. Rugby’s inclusive culture provides you the opportunity to be yourself, get fit, have fun while calling a diverse and international rugby family your home. If you want to become a supporter or a player, just let us know by clicking here!
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