Racing Metro 92 Rugby Club
Racing Metro 09/10 Home SS Rugby Shirt
Racing Métro 92 Paris is a French rugby union club that was formed in 2001 when the Racing Club de France and US Métro merged. The club play their home games in the 6,500 capacity Stade Yves-du-Manoir stadium at Colombes, where France played for several decades. The 92 denotes the number of Hauts-de-Seine, the département of Île-de-France, bordering Paris to the west, where they are based. Racing Club was established in 1882 and became Racing Club de France in 1885, forming the rugby section in 1890 the club has a famous pedigree.
Blue and white shirts
Racing Metro 92, play their home games in kit of pale blue and white striped shirts with white shorts and blue striped tops to white socks. The away strip is dark blue shirts, shorts and socks. The strip has been worn to the honour of winning Division 2 of the French leagues in 2008/09 and securing promotion to the Top 14 for season 2009/10. Lionel Nallet and Sebastien Chabal will pull on the blue and white strip in the Top 14.
Racing Club has a history of honours such as: French championship Champions: 1892, 1900, 1902, 1959, 1990 and Finalists: 1893, 1912, 1920, 1950, 1957 and 1987. Challenge Yves du Manoir, Finalist: 1952 and Champion under 15: 2005. Coupe de l'Espérance Champion : 1918, Division One Group A2 Champion: 1998 and Challenge Rutherford Finalist: 1952. Then as Racing Metro French Leagues Pro D2 champions 2008/09.