Club History

The Rams logo - Rambo
Huddersfield Rams is an Australian rules football team, based in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield, England. They were formed in November 2008 by Karl Haigh, who was introduced to the sport when travelling in Australia.[1] They have had many players selected to play for England and Great Britain,[2] with founder Karl Haigh captaining England[3] and former Head Coach Neil Morrison being involved with coaching and scouting for the national team. The Rams are based at the Huddersfield YMCA, where they play all their home games and training sessions.

Club Honours
  • Domestic League – Premiers: 2009 (ARUK Central Division); Runners-up: 2011 (Central and North West League), 2014 (Central and North League)
  • National Carnival – Premiers: 2010
  • Haggis Cup – Runners-up: 2010, 2014; Semi-Finalists: 2011, 2013, Bowl Winners: 2012
  • Movember Cup – Premiers: 2013

Home Grounds
The current home of the Rams is the Huddersfield YMCA Sports Complex, where they train and play their home games, since they moved there for the start of the 2013 season. Previous seasons saw them based at the Lockwood Park Sports Complex, the home of the Huddersfield Rugby Union Football Club. This is where the Rams trained and played their home matches from the club's foundation in 2008 until 2013.

Club Symbols
The town of Huddersfield has long been associated with the woollen trade, visible by it's noticeable feature on the Town's coat of arms. This is where the club gets their name from. The club colours of Blue and White with a Gold trim are linked with other prominent sporting clubs in Huddersfield as club founder Karl Haigh describes "I got the idea for the team name from our Huddersfield coat of arms which is Three Rams, and our colours are closely associated with our soccer club but also contain the gold of both our league and union rugby teams."

The original club logo was selected by ARUK's Brian Clarke, which was the emblem used by the St Louis Rams American Football team. A subsequent desire for their own identity lead the club to release "Rambo" for the 2011 season. He now adorns their guernseys and his head is the current clubs logo.

Written by Daniel Hall
"We're the pride of all West Yorkshire,
we're the mighty Huddersfield Rams,
we are fitter, faster, stronger,
and were feared by every man!
Admiration of the nation
with the world’s greatest fans,
we're the pride of all West Yorkshire,
we're the mighty Huddersfield Rams....
What noise does a Ram make? BOOM!"

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