Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

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Rugby Union

Rugby Union is a full contact sport conventionally played by two teams of 15 players – Sevens, Tag & Beach rugby are all variants of the game.

The Rugby Football Union is the national governing body for grassroots and elite rugby in England, with 2,000 autonomous clubs in its membership www.rfu.com

Spirit of Brighton is part of the nationwide Spirit of Rugby project spread across 2 years and 15 communities with a focus on 16-24 year-olds. This project is funded by Spirit of 2012 – an independent funding body, established by the Big Lottery Fund.

The Spirit of Brighton project aims to raise awareness of disability sport specifically wheelchair and mixed ability rugby, within the Brighton area through events and taster sessions. To find out more please visit the projects facebook page. 

Spirit of Rugby - Spirit of Brighton project logo

Local Sport Contact:

Mal Chumbley

Sussex Development Officer


Tel: 07793167075

Primary School Sport Offers:

England Rugby Teacher’s Resource

England Rugby’s Teacher Resource has an array of resources to help you with all aspects of school from rugby to dance, PHSE, targeting specific groups and more.