Haywards Heath RFC

Haywards Heath Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team. The first XV currently plays in London 1 South, the sixth tier of English rugby union competition, following their promotion from London 2 South East as league winners at the end of the 2019-20 season. The club also has a number of other teams, with their 2nd XV currently playing in the Sussex Late Red 3 (level 12). They used to run a 4th Team called "The Dinos" named after the dinosaur fossil discovered by Gideon Mantell on what is now their playing fields.

Haywards Heath
Full nameHaywards Heath Rugby Football Club
Nickname(s)Heath
Founded1950; 71 years ago (1950)
LocationCuckfield, West Sussex, England
Ground(s)Whitemans Green
ChairmanEngland James Melody
PresidentEngland Nicholas Soames
Coach(es)England Hew Jenkins & Peter Kerins
Captain(s)England Nicolas Main
League(s)London 2 South East
2019–20Champions (promoted to London 1 South)
Official website
www.hhrfc.co.uk

Club HonoursEdit

1st Team:

2nd Team:

Club coloursEdit

The current club colours are black and red hoops.

Notable former playersEdit

Haywards Heath have a long-standing record of developing players who go on to play professional rugby. These include the following players :

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Despite winning the league - Haywards Heath II would be demoted to Sussex Late Red 3 due to the Haywards Heath 1st team being demoted into Sussex Spitfire 1.

See alsoEdit