Rec Faithful Should Approve of Ben Clarke (MkII)

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They have seen a lot of Ben Clarke at the Recreation Ground, Bath. The former British Lion and 40 cap England International had two stints playing for the club during which time he was also Captain.  However at well over … Read More

Sultan Win Portsmouth Area Cup

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HMS Sultan squeezed past HMS Heron 14 – 13 in an enthralling cup final at Burnaby Rd.  Their two early tries to take a 14 – 3 lead were enough as they defended with great commitment and always looked to … Read More

Proud Heritage Quiz

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Before I ask the next question in the quiz the eagled eyed amongst you will note that Bob Armstrong’s Select XV has now been posted and can be viewed by clicking here.  For those of you who know Bob you … Read More

Run Silent Run Deep – Answer

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The capped Navy player who was also a full England International with the Chariots claim to fame is Captain Geoffrey Sladen DSO DSC Royal Navy.  He has been added to the Navy Great Players page and all his details can … Read More

Mirror Mirror – The Gauntlet Accepted

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  Remember the Cambridge Game?  See Varsity Double for an image sequence of Navy winger Andy Vance being caught from behind.  Well the sign of a great sportsman is to rise to the challenge and last night he opened the scoring … Read More

First ‘Dream’ Team Selected

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Mike Connolly’s Navy Rugby Select XV The first of the invitational dream teams has been selected and can be found on its own page @ ‘Royal Navy Invitational Select XV’.  The first side has been chosen by current Navy Mariners Head … Read More

First Defeat but Plenty to Build On

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It was long night for the Navy team as once again this fixture provided the crowd with end to end excitement.  Both teams selected mix and match sides and neither team could break down each other’s defence for the most … Read More

Proud Heritage Answers

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First of all great to see that the Mariners doubled up the Senior sides win on Wednesday night. You will see that the match report mentions the ‘dream coaching team’ of Mike Connolly, Dave Sibson and Doc Cox.  Some experience … Read More