The Spirit of Ladysmith Lives On

When HMS Terrible and HMS Powerful landed their guns to help the besieged British Army at Ladysmith during the Boer War two modern day legacies were born. The first was Naval Field Gun which nurtured so many matelots with the … Read More

From Small Acorns Mighty Oak Trees Grow

Garrick and Boyce’s “Heart of Oak” is the official march of the Royal Navy, the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy so in the middle of the sixth Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup the oak theme is very … Read More

Humphrey Holds Nerve to Edge Kiwis

The Royal Navy beat the Royal New Zealand Navy 21-18 in a thrilling second match of the 2012 Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup which keeps alive their ambition of retaining their title.

Shelford-Stokes Shield Retained by Royal New Zealand Navy

The first match of the 2012 Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup was a repeat of the 2009 opening fixture with the Royal Australian Navy taking on the Royal New Zealand Navy.  At stake was not only the first points in the … Read More

Commonwealth Cup’s Rich History – Part 3

BFBS Preview of 2012 Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup Before the Royal Navy squad set off to Australia, BFBS Sport’s reporter Julian Evans visited at their training base.  Julian Evans’s report from HMS Sultan featuring the dulcet tones of coach Mike … Read More

Navy Coach Goes Big Game Hunting

Former Navy Sharks and Senior XV coach, Billy May, has been invited to be part of Samurai’s coaching team at this month’s Kenya Safari Sevens.  

Last Hurrah for Sharks at Henley

After their continued improvement at the Newquay Surf Sevens, the Navy Sharks complete their 2012 sevens campaign at the revived Henley Sevens.

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

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