The Greatest Try, Courtesy of the Royal Marines

As promised the answer to last week’s question about great tackles is Lt Haydn Mainwaring RM.  I have added Haydn Mainwaring to the Great Navy Players page with a full description of his tackle on Avril Malan in 1961.  I … Read More

Dave Pascoe’s Covering Tackle

Yesterday in the summary of the match I posted one photograph of the covering tackle. Today I have posted the photograph again in the context of the shots I took just before. The try saving tackle set me thinking.  Now … Read More

Royal Navy 10 Oxford University 0

  For the full official match report please click here. First outing for the RN and a satisfying one, home win, preventing the opposition from scoring, senior players performing well and youngsters looking to take their chances.  Only downside was the injuries … Read More

Navy Rugby 2012 – Intro

Navy Cup – check Inter Command – check U23 Inter Services – check And so another season and another Inter Service campaign starts with the Navy Senior XV taking on Oxford University at the famous Burnaby Road home of US Portsmouth … Read More

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