Club History Since 1921

The New Brighton Rugby Football Club is the eastern most rugby Club in the Christchurch Metropolitan area. While the New Brighton area has seen many changes over the years, the New Brighton Rugby Football Club continues to play a significant role in the Community.

Established in 1921, the Club is sited on Rawhiti Avenue on freehold land that also encompasses three rental properties. The Clubrooms are built over three levels, with the most recent addition being done in the early 1980's.

The challenges to the amateur game in New Zealand are becoming more significant with each passing year, however the Club remains strong in playing numbers. The 2017 season will see 5 open grade teams (Premier, Premier Reserve, Division 3, Prem Colts and Under 19) and around 17 junior teams competing in the Canterbury Metro competition.

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Latest News

24 June 2018

Open Grade Results - 23/06/18

PREMIER v CHRISTCHURCH - Lost 9-15Placed 4th on table after yesterday (Top 6)PREMIER RESERVE v UNIVERSITY - Lost 17-25Placed 10th on table after yesterdayCOLTS PREMIER v LINCOLN UNIVERSITY - Lost 19-31Placed 3rd on table after yesterday (Pool B)SENIOR (DIV 3) v SHIRLEY - Won 74-14Placed 1st on table after yesterdayUNDER...



Upcoming Games

Premier
Team P W D L BP PTS
Christchurch
2 2
0
0
1
9
Lincoln University
2 1
0
1
1
5
University
2 1
0
1
1
5
New Brighton
2 1
0
1
1
5
Sumner
2 1
0
1
0
4
Sydenham
2 0
0
2
2
2

          The season is underway! Thanks all who came down to support the boys in what was a beautiful autumns day at the sandpit!

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Reuben Spicer
Position : 9
Height : 1.72m
Weight : 80kg
Caps : 35
Nickname : Spicey