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Based: Withdean Stadium, Brighton
Career Record: 71-49-1
Play-off record: 4-7
Colours: White/Royal Blue/Henna Red
Logo: and
Honours: Budweiser Premier Division runners-up 1988. Conference champions 1988, 1985. Youth flag champion 1997

Senior Kitted Record

1996 BSL Division One Southern Conference 2-8-0
1995 BAFA Division Two South Eastern Conference 2-7-1
1994 BAFA Division Two South Eastern Conference 6-4-0*
1993 NDMA Southern Conference 5-3-0*
1992 NDMA Division One Southern Conference 6-4-0*
1991 NDMA First Division Southern Conference 3-7-0
1990 NDMA Southern Conference 6-4-0*
1989 Budweiser League South East Conference 6-4-0
1988 Budweiser Premier Division Southern Conference 9-1-0*
1987 Budweiser Premier Division Southern Conference 8-2-0
1986 Budweiser League Channel Premier Division 5-5-0*
1985 BAFF A2 Division 8-0-0*
1984 Merit Table 5-0-0



RB Cliff Reid vs Southern Seminoles
RB Bahr Viera
Coach Jim Jasicki
Head Coach Jim Roberson
Mark Davis scores the winning TD in the playoff game vs Southern Seminoles
Southern Seminoles Jon Williams vs Brighton B52s

WR Jim Jasicki

RB Cliff Reid
QB Ian Ure

QB Rick Bolen against Birmingham in the 1990 NDMA quarter-final which Brighton lost
Bournemouth's Greg Black vs Brighton B-52s
Bournemouth QB Higgs v Brighton B-52s, 1990

Victor Ebudideke stopped by the Brighton D

RB Andy Lovell in 1988
QB Chaz Jasicki

Bournemouth Bobcats vs Brighton B-52s, 1987

Chaz Jasicki
Chaz Jasicki passing against Bournemouth in 1986

Youth Kitted Record

1992 BYAFA Coastal Conference 3-2-1*
1991 BYAFA Southern Conference 3rd
1990 NDMA Southern Conference 0-6-0

Youth Flag/Two Touch Record

1999 record unknown
1998 NFFA Southern Conference 6-2-0*
1997 NFFA South East Conference 5-1-0*
1994 JGL 4-4-0

Team Notes: One of the best known teams after match with City College of San Francisco attracted 13,000 fans in December 1985; first British team to play in the US
. Formed in 1984. Runners-up in the Budweiser League Premier Division in 1988. In 1992 signed a number of big name players such as Fitzroy Miller (Crawley), Paul Evans, Clifton Reid, Karl Goodwin, Ron Robinson and Sonnel Baptiste. Boosted by the signing of Mark beckwith in 1993 and Dave Powell gave new coach Roberson plenty to smile about as the B52s made the playoffs. Veteran boss Roberson quit at the end of the 1994 season after leading the B52s to the playoffs again to seek a job in the new World League and concentrate on his coaching clinics. Offensive co-ordinator Jim Jasicki was announced as the clubs new Head Coach. Roberson had joined in 1990 as Jim Bean's defensive co-ordinator, and cecame head coach in 1991. He also coached their Youth Kitted side to a divisional title in 1992. Lost imports Reid (to work in London) and Viera (moved to Ipswich) in 1995 and went all-British.

Merged with Sussex Raiders (formerly Crawley Raiders) at the end of 1996 to form the Sussex Thunder.

Head Coaches:

1990 - Jim Bean
1991 - Chaz Jasicki, Ian Turk, Clive Pullinger. Jim Roberson signed mid-season
1992 - Jim Bean

1993-4 - Jim Roberson
1995 - Jim Jasicki


Rick Bolen (1990), Buddy Zachary (1990)
1991 - QB Todd Furniss, RB/DB Bahr Viera (quit before season started), RB Cliff Reid
1992 - Cliff Reid
1993 - Cliff Reid, DB Bahr Viera
1994 - Cliff Reid, Bahr Viera
1995 - none
1996 - Cliff Reid


QB Chaz Jasicki
K Paul Norland

Game notes:

5th June 1994 - Cliff Reid ran for 218 yards on 8 carries vs Ipswich Cardinals

4th July 1992 - Cliff Reid ran for 251 yards vs Essex Gladiators
21st June 1992 - Jim Jasicki passed 500 career points vs Essex Gladiators
13th June 1990 - Buddy Zacahry ran for 190 yards and caught 6 passes for 154 yards
6th May 1990 - Buddy Zachary ran for 241 yards and 4 TDs on 20 carries vs Chelmsford Cherokee
20th May 1990 - Buddy Zuchary ran for 104 yards of 14 carries vs Portsmouth Warriors

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