Burgess Hill RFC,  Poveys Close, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9TA

Welcome to Burgess Hill RFC

Burgess Hill RFC

So how did it come into existence ? An often asked question and many incorrect myths have abounded down the years, so it has been something of a joy to piece together the following, hopefully definitive account with particular thanks to Derek Fletcher and Ernie Parker for their assistance.

In late 1961, Elsie Fisher, Warden of the Park Centre put a notice in the local press about a meeting to form a rugby club in Burgess Hill. This had come about after a conversation she had with Derek Fletcher, who at the time was playing at another local club which shall remain nameless.

‘Fletch’ enlisted the help of John Willis, at the time a Swimming Instructor, who ‘volunteered’ the Weightlifting Club to play !!

Approximately 20 people attended the first meeting and a committee was elected and BHRFC was founded.

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Club News:

Sussex Region Hon. President     Mick Cleary You are invited  to support the many activities organised by Sussex Region of Wooden Spoon These include: Cricket meets Spoon Lunch at County Cricket Ground – Thursday 14th September 2017 Christmas Lunch – Wednesday 6th...

Access to Povey’s Close

Access to Povey’s Close

All club members and visitors to the club are reminded that Povey's Close and other surrounding roads are residential areas. Please drive carefully and ensure that speed limits are adhered to at all times. Be respectful to local residents when arriving and leaving the...

Summer Touch Rugby is Here!

Summer Touch Rugby is Here!

This Summer, Burgess Hill Rugby Club will be re-introducing their pop-up ‘Touch Rugby’ evening sessions in Burgess Hill. The sessions are totally free for everyone and are strictly non-contact meaning boys, girls, mums, dads and even grans and grandads can take part....

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Black Widows

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Poveys Close
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9TA

OFFICERS

President
James Shillaker

Chair
Simon Lashley

Secretary
Robin Roberts

Treasurer
Louise Skelhorn