Rugby Union

Chichester rugby youngsters aim for another big year

Chichester Rugby Club’s under-14 rugby team concluded their 2015-16 season pretty much as they started, winning most of their matches and losing only one all season.

Great Britain's Tom Mitchell was born in Cuckfield and attended Worth School

Rio 2016: Great Britain rugby 7s side take silver after masterclass from Fiji

Sussex's Tom Mitchell and his Great Britain 7s had to settle for silver after they were taught a lesson by the masterful Fiji side in the Olympic final, losing 36-7.
England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Tom Mitchell’s Great Britain Rugby 7s team have golden chance after semi-final triumph

Great Britain, skippered by Sussex’s Tom Mitchell, have a chance for gold after beating South Africa 7-5 in a tense Olympic semi-final.

England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: Great Britain beat New Zealand to qualify for knockout stages of Rugby 7s

Great Britain’s rugby 7s side have reached the knockout stages of the Olympics after beating New Zealand 21-19 in the final group stage.

England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100831001

Rio 2016: Rugby 7s captain Tom Mitchell - ‘This has been a very special opportunity for us’

Great Britain Rugby 7s team captain Tom Mitchell has said the Rio Olympics has been a ‘very special opportunity’ for his team.

England Rugby 7s skipper Tom Mitchell SUS-160324-100820001

Rio 2016: UPDATE - Mitchell leads Great Britain to two rugby 7s victories

Cuckfield’s Tom Mitchell lead Great Britain to two wins in their first two games of the rugby 7s in Rio.

Representatives of Chi RFC and one of their sponsors, Wellington Grange / Picture by Deep South Media

Rugby: Chichester face Hertforshire and Havant warm-up clashes

Chichester Rugby Club have announced some pre-season friendlies for their first and second XV squad.

Amy Wilson Hardy

Amy through to the semi-finals with Team GB

Worthing’s Amy Wilson Hardy is through to the semi-finals of the women’s rugby sevens event with Great Britain at the Olympics.

New captain Jack Bentall

Rugby: Blues out to make big impression in third national season

The head coach of Chichester Rugby Club says they are only looking up after suriving ‘second season syndrome’.

One of the Chichester teams who took part in the festival on the beach at West Wittering / Picture by Kate Shemilt

To the beach - not to sunbathe but to play rugby

To celebrate the game of rugby sevens taking its place at the Olympics for the first time this year, West Wittering beach became the Copacabana for the day as part of the Chichester Festival of Rugby.

Action from a schools tournament held at Chi RFC last year / Picture by Derek Martin

Excitement grows for Chichester Festival of Rugby

Excitement is growing for the Chichester Festival of Rugby, now only a fortnight away.

Bognor on the attack against Lewes / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bognor can’t shield their rugby final disappointment

Bognor couldn’t lift the Sussex Shield – but put up a brave effort when they travelled to Horsham RFC to face Lewes in the final.

Chi Colts, in blue, take on Worthing in the Sussex final / Picture by Simon Patterson

Cup-final heartbreak - but what a season for Chichester colts

A remarkable Chichester RFC colts season ended with a heartbreaking 15-10 defeat to Worthing in the Sussex Cup final.

Richard Myhill receives his clubman award from Simon Shaw / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bognor rugby awards presented as vase final looms

Bognor Rugby Club’s annual dinner was a celebration not only of their 50th year but also the double promotion season achieved by their first and second XVs.

Clare Gibson, Home Manager of Colten Care's Wellington Grange, with (left) Declan Hutchings, CRFC Chairman and Ron Migliorini, Sponsorship Head, with Wellington Grange staff and CRFC players

Rugby club are happy to link up with new neighbours

Sport enthusiasts at Chichester’s newest care home are in for a treat thanks to a tie-up with the city’s rugby club.

Sevens action at Bognor RFC / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Success of tournament puts Bognor in sevens heaven

Bognor Rugby Club hosted their inaugural sevens tournament and the event was a resounding success.

Chi RFC under-13s

It’s treble top for Chichester rugby lads

Chichester RFC under-13s have done ther treble.

Bognor RFC's second team squad

Bognor’s good rugby news keeps on coming...

Bognor RFC’s second XV are celebrating winning the Canterbury Sussex Intermediate League and gaining promotion to Sussex division one for the first time in the club’s history.

Holly Blackhurst in Sussex colours

Holly takes pride in Sussex rugby captaincy

Holly Blackhurst captained Sussex ladies’ rugby team for the first time as they won their opening game of the season 34-7 against Hampshire.

Bognor on the attack against Hastings and Bexhill / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bognor’s cup joy follows promotion boost.... Big day of 7s ahead

Bognor had been due to take on Old Freemens on Saturday in a play-off fixture for promotion into London south-west three.

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