Surf Up and Sharks Out Hunting

The Navy Sharks produced by far their best performance of the 2012 Sevens season at the Newquay Surf Sevens .  With a squad bolstered by some of the star performers from the recent Navy Sevens the team made the main … Read More

Basking Sharks No More

Whilst not yet in the category of Tiger Sharks or Great Whites the Navy Sharks have certainly left behind their Wild Boar Sevens lethargy and produced some much improved performances at the West Country Sevens. A full gallery of images … Read More

Once a Marine always a…………

His place in Navy Rugby history is assured.  It is unlikely that any Servicemen will ever play in more Inter Service matches in the UK.  However last week Bob Armstrong clearly felt the need to add another paragraph to his … Read More

Navy 28 Army 12 – must be a good news story

The Rugby Club Marine Nationale achieved what neither the Royal Navy or indeed the US Navy could achieve when then beat their Army opponents in the French Inter Services yesterday.  Having already beaten the Gendarmes on Monday the RCMN now … Read More

Mariners Endure Cruel Defeat

With two games being played simultaneously it was hard to follow both and though I spent most of my time watching the RN(W) side it was clear that the mariners fixture was a thrilling affair with a twist worthy of … Read More

you’ll be a Man, my Son

There is one time and place at Twickenham when no captain wishes to be first – up the steps at the end of the match to receive sympathy and medals from the RFU President.  After again producing an eighty minute … Read More

Don’t Forget the Referees

The Navy had a fourth team competing as part of Army Navy day.  Before the Army Navy match and also during the half time interval the RFU were showcasing a National Girls event which had partly been organised by Navy … Read More

Ten Years, Ten Titles, ‘Ten’ Targetted

The Women’s Inter Service Rugby Championship celebrated the culmination of its tenth year on 28th April and the Army should be congratulated on the continuation of their unbroken run. However the matches over the last few years have been far … Read More

Greg Goes

Former  Navy Rugby vice captain Greg Barden has announced his immediate retirement from rugby having stood down from captaining England Sevens.  Greg was a key member of the Navy’s winning Inter Service team of 2010 and has also been responsible … Read More

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