Brighton Football Club (RFU)

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Brighton
Full name Brighton F.C. (RFU)
Union Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Brighton Blues
Founded 1868
Location Brighton, England
League(s) London 1 South East
Official website
www.brightonblues.co.uk
Clubhouse, Brighton Blues Rugby Club

Brighton Rugby Club is one of the oldest rugby clubs in the country founded in 1868. As they were founded before the RFU they are one of the few clubs who are designated F.C. rather than R.F.C.

The club was formed mainly from players from Brighton College. After gaining promotion for the second successive season, the club will play a 1st XV in London 2 South East in the 2010/11 season and a 2nd XV in Sussex Spitfire 1

In 2009 the club travelled to Twickenham where they won the National Junior Vase. In 2010 the club travelled to Twickenham where they won the National Senior Vase.[1]