The London Irish is an English club rugby XV who train all their equipment, Sunbury (Surrey). His amateur team (London Irish Amateur RFC) also plays in Sunbury, playing the professional team at the Madejski Stadium as their local parties, stadium located in Reading (Berkshire). The team plays in the English Guinness Premiership, and also competes in the Anglo-Welsh Cup and the world cups: Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup
The colors with which the team plays are green and white (colors Irish excellence). The team mascot is a dog breed called Irish Lober Digger. This team was founded by Irish emigrants in London in the wake of other teams made up of immigrants like London London Scottish or Welsh. Are usually known as The Exiles in reference to his past as “exiles.”
The London Irish won their first major trophy in 2002 to win the Powergen Cup (now EDF Energy Cup) and was a semifinalist in the Heineken Cup in the 2007-2008 season, losing to Stade Toulousain in a meeting held at the Twickenham Stadium London with the score 15-21 in favor of the French.
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