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Haywards Heath RFC

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Nickname(s)  Heath
Captain(s)  Nicolas Main
Ground  Whitemans Green
President  Nicholas Soames
Chairman  James Melody
League  London 3 South East
Founded  1950
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Full name  Haywards Heath Rugby Football Club
Location  Cuckfield, West Sussex, England
Coach(es)  Hew Jenkins & Peter Kerins

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Haywards Heath Rugby Football Club is an English rugby union team. The first XV currently plays in London 3 South East, the ninth tier of English rugby union competition. 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.


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Club Honours

1st Team:

  • London Division 2 South champions (2 times): 2000-01, 2007–08
  • London 1 v South West 1 promotion playoff winners: 2002–03
  • Sussex v Kent (level 9) promotion playoff winners: 2015-16
  • 2nd Team:

  • Sussex Canterbury Jack Intermediate champions: 2014-15
  • Sussex Late Red 3 champions: 2015-16
  • Club Colours

    The current club colours are black and red hoops.


    Notable Former Players

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

  • Adam Vander - England A, Bath, Richmond, Bristol
  • Ben Broster - Wales, Northampton RFC
  • Joe Marler - England, Harlequins
  • Billy Twelvetrees - British & Irish Lions, England, Leicester Tigers, Gloucester Rugby
  • Roy Winters - England, Harlequins, Bristol
  • Nick Killick - Harlequins
  • Ollie Tomasczczyk - Worcester Warriors, Falcons
  • Ben Maidment - Cornish Pirates, Esher
  • Perry Parker - Esher, Edinburgh
  • Ross Chisholm - Harlequins
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    Haywards Heath RFC Wikipedia