YC&AC’s Role as the Birthplace of Rugby in Japan


(Located in Yokohama and with a history dating back to 1868, YC&AC is recognized as Japan’s oldest athletic club and the direct source of several modern sports in Japan including cricket and rugby. This article is the second part of a two-part series. Part one will be posted in the near future.) In the concluding part of a two-part series investigating the multi-sport YC&AC’s earliest roots, Mike Galbraith spotlights the establishment of Yokohama Foot Ball Club in 1866. Of the … [Read more...]