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.
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...
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....
Sussex Shield Final Last Saturday Burgess Hill RFC, the Sussex All Blacks travelled to East Grinstead RFC to face Kent 1 champions Hastings and Bexhill RFC in the Sussex Shield final. Having beaten Sussex 1 champions Crawley at the end of March the build up to the...
e-mpower.it come on board as new sponsors Good news, Burgess Hill Rugby Football Club has just acquired a new sponsor for their Club - E-mpower.IT . They are a local IT Support company based on the Victoria Road Industrial Estate in Burgess Hill. Director, Jaffer...
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