Billesley Common

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Billesley Common is a recreational area of ​​open public space in south Birmingham, England. It is situated along Yardley Wood Road, between the suburbs of Moseley and Yardley Wood.

Birmingham rugby union team, Moseley Rugby Football Club of The National League 1 lease part of Birmingham City Council common for its fields and clubhouse. The floor had a capacity of 1,450 seats in the original booth.[1] which was replaced by a 5,000-seat booth and a clubhouse.[2] Birmingham Moseley’s sister club, Moseley Oak (formally Selly Oak RFC), have played at Billesley Common since 2008. In 2016, the Birmingham Bulldogs announced that they would play their home games on the common ground.

Billesley Common was first mentioned in 1774 as a “common wasteland”.

During the 1960s, Billesley Common was home to the Birmingham Medics RFC.[3]

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