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Slovakia Slovakia
Founded2015; 9 years ago (2015)
LocationBratislava, Slovakia
Ground(s)Football stadium (Capacity: 1 000)
PresidentFrance Charles Cimetiere
Coach(es)New Zealand Richy
Captain(s)Zimbabwe Jakov
League(s)Slovakia Slovak Rugby League
Team kit
Official website

Rugby Klub Bratislava is a Slovakian rugby club based in Nove Mesto, Bratislava, created in 2015. They currently play in the Slovak Rugby League, and participate in friendly matches with Austrian, Czech, and Hungarian teams.

The team trains on the pitch of the University of Economics in Pasienky (Športový areál Ekonomickej univerzity) on Trnavská 37, next to the Slovan football stadium. Club colors are black and green.



The club was established in 2015 as 'Rugby Skola v Bratislave'. The name changed to 'Rugby Klub Bratislava' a few weeks later, due to legal obligations. The club was founded by Charles Cimetiere and Christopher Bush. A citizens' association[clarification needed] 'Olympic RKB' related to Rugby Klub Bratislava was established in 2016. Its aim is to support the club and the club's activities.

Rugby life

The club features an adult squad and a recently developed strong rugby academy with kids of all ages. The club plays in Rugby League, Rugby Union XV and Sevens competitions. Besides that it engages in tournament and test matches in neighboring countries and hosts touring sides.

The club welcomes and accommodates both native Slovaks and expatriates with a variety of playing experiences. The club emphasises that prior rugby experience is not necessary to join.


The club offers weekly training sessions to anyone interested in rugby. Men, women, children, of any age and experience, are encouraged to contact the club for further information about joining.

Currently, the club holds training sessions every Tuesday and Thursday evening. These training sessions are held primarily in English, although commands are often translated to Slovak and French too. Rugby Klub Bratislava offers a dynamic mixture of fitness, basic skills, advanced skills and team building. The aim of the training sessions is to ensure that the players are physically, mentally and strategically ready for competitive games, in a diverse and friendly community.


The club currently plays in Slovak Rugby League, the highest rugby competition in Slovakia. It also participate in friendly Rugby League and Rugby Union matches with Austrian, Czech, and Hungarian teams