Brighton Football Club (RFU)

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Full name Brighton F.C. (RFU)
Union Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Brighton Blues
Founded 1868; 149 years ago (1868)
Location Brighton, England
League(s) London 1 South
Official website
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. The 1st XV play in London 1 South. The 2nd XV play in Sussex Spitfire 1


  • London 2 South East champions (2): 1999–00, 2012–13
  • Sussex 1 champions: 2008–09
  • National Junior Vase winners: 2009
  • National Senior Vase winners: 2010[1]
  • National Intermediate Cup winners: 2013