Monthly Archives: March 2013

Raiders From the North

Navy Referee gets a shock with his RFU Match Appointments

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Those in Peril on the Sea

Easterly winds today coming straight across the Sound of Sleat – the worst possible direction for Armadale’s moorings.

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Location, Location, Location

Looking out to Eigg from the Sleat Pennisular

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Textures of Sleat

Looking across the Sleat Peninsular towards the Cullin

Bitterly cold easterly winds at the moment but slowly the countryside is beginning to come alive though few flowers out yet apart from the early hardy daffodils. Continue reading »

Navy v IDF Gallery Posted

Loz Blackburn in action as the Royal Navy beat the Irish DefenceForces 16-10 and Monkstown Football Club, Dublin

The image gallery for the match against the Irish Defence Forces has now been posted on the Royal Navy Senior XV page.

All the historical results in the previous meetings ofthese two teams can be viewed at the Royal Navy Senior XV results page.


Grit, Graft and Eventually Glory

You should always be wary when the Irish give you a warm welcome before a rugby match.

Monkstown Football Club was the venue for the first of the Navy’s cup matches this season.  The history of this twelve year fixture is one of close hard fought battles.  Last year at Burnaby Rd the Navy won comfortably, the only time the fixture has been won by either side by more than a single score.  Monkstown saw that normal service was resumed.

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US Portsmouth Continuing to Deliver

Fresh from the launch of their academy, US Portsmouth are also one of the first clubs to be an RFU O2 Touch Centre

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Frozen Embryos

After a dusting of snow and a mild frost last night some of the frog spawn is more like a 3D relief map of the highlands. Frogs have all left after their couple of nights of courtship.

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Double Dip!

Why the smile?  It’s not just the economy that has had a double dip!

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Navy Senior XV Squad 2013

I have added a gallery of the 2013 Navy Rugby Senior XV playing Squad.  Also all the images from last nights game are now on the 2013 Navy Rugby Senior XV Page