The Dunedin Football Club was formed in 1871, It became an Incorporated Society in 1948 . Its name was changed in 1971 to The Dunedin Rugby Football Club. Over the years it has had many home grounds before settling into it’s current Ocean Beach club rooms and grounds. Today the club maintains a strong presence in Dunedin and Otago Rugby. It is a Marist and Celtic-affiliated club, with strong senior and junior clubs competing from Under-7s right through to Premier grade .