CAU Valencia



CAU Rugby Valencia is a
rugby union Rugby union, commonly known simply as rugby, is a close-contact team sport that originated at Rugby School in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its m ...
club based in
Valencia Valencia ( va, València) is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-most populated municipality in Spain, with 791,413 inhabitants. It is also the capital of the province of the same name. The wider urban area als ...
Spain , image_flag = Bandera de España.svg , image_coat = Escudo de España (mazonado).svg , national_motto = '' Plus ultra'' (Latin)(English: "Further Beyond") , national_anthem = (English: "Royal March") , ...
. The club currently competes in the second-tier División de Honor B.


CAU Rugby Valencia was founded in 1973 by members of the
University of Valencia The University of Valencia ( ca-valencia, Universitat de València ; also known as UV) is a public research university located in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is one of the oldest surviving universities in Spain, and the oldest in the Va ...
, led by Luis Sebastián Caballero. After many years of playing at regional, provincial and national levels, the club was promoted to the Primera Nacional division in 1996. Two seasons later it moved up to the second-tier División de Honor B, and finally to the División de Honor in 2001. They were relegated in 2011.

Season by season

------- *3 seasons in División de Honor *13 seasons in División de Honor B


External links

Official site
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