Roan Antelope Rugby Club in Luanshya, Zambia, Africa has the second tallest rugby poles in the world. They are 110 ft 1/2 in (33.54 m) tall. The field is situated at Roan Antelope Recreation (RARC) on East Drive opposite Luanshya Hospital. formerly, these poles held the record for highest goal posts in the world, and were recognised by the Guinness Book of Records
The poles are second to those at Wednesbury Rugby Club a rugby union club based in Wednesbury, West Midlands, UK, just off the M6 motorway J9. It was founded in 1921 and is the home of the world’s tallest rugby posts. Fabricated from steel tube by Irvon steel and galvanized by Joseph Ash, Wednesbury Rugby Club’s world record breaking posts are 38.26 m high above the ground, and needed a special crane brought in to help erect them.
The minimum required height of rugby posts under Law 1.4 (c) is just 11.2 ft (3.4 m) – technically a mere 1.3 ft (40 cm) higher than the cross-bar.
Roan Antelope Rugby Club in action in the early 1970s