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|Full name||Dundee High School Former Pupils Rugby Football Club|
|Union||Scottish Rugby Union|
|Ground(s)||Mayfield Playing Fields|
|League(s)||Scottish National League Division One|
|2017–18||Scottish National League Division One, 4th of 12|
No doubt inspired by Abertay's Louis Auldjo, Dundee's first international rugby player, who had represented Scotland against England at the Oval in 1878, Dundee High School Former Pupils' Rugby Football Club was formed in 1880 by a group of schoolfriends and rugby aficionados, David Hynd, David Hutchison and Tom Ferguson, the principals of the affectionately monikered "Maryfield Gang" after the scrap of wasteland on which they would play after school. With no sport on the school curriculum in the 19th century, the boys passionately followed local teams Abertay and Red Cross and upon leaving school met in The Victoria coffee house on 23 November 1880 and decided to form their own team.
That meeting produced the first office bearers of the club: