It’s as Easy as One, Two, Twenty!?

When on the 18th April the three Navy teams made it a clean sweep for the first time against the Royal Air Force they set up the most enticing prospect of the First, The Second and the Twentieth. Royal Navy … Read More

Fourth Invitational XV

As the count down to the Army Navy day at Twickenham begins I have published Greg Barden’s Invitational XV.  Having only retired himself from XV-a-side rugby last season it naturally contains many players who will be on show on Saturday, … Read More

Exiles Stars Reward Sultan’s Ambition

In February HMS Sultan were announced as one of the 12 Premiership Rugby Pro Winners. The announcement particularly mentioned the efforts of the team: “Winners of this year’s QBE Rugby Pro include the first XV at HMS Sultan and Upton-upon-Severn … Read More

Bands, Caps and Prizes

For nine players Wednesday 11 April 2012 was a very special days has they won their first cap for representing the Royal Navy Rugby Union.  Six new caps were awarded at kick off and three more as replacements.  Further information … Read More

Entente Cordial Retained by RCMN(F)

 Formalities were Observed As ever the Marine Nationale staged an excellent occassion. Amiral OLiver Lajous and Royal Navy Rugby Union President Admiral Sir Trevor Soar were presented to the teams and after the Quenn and the Marseillaise we were ready. … Read More

Halton Hatrick for Army

First many thanks to my guest correspondent,Tim Bailey, for the following: RAF Back Home The RAF returned to its roots for the first time since 1924; it was the first time since that date that they had played their Inter … Read More

Backrow Breakdown Battle

When ‘Freddie’ Fredrickson leads her team on to the pitch today she should be firmly aware that the game is likely to be won and lost in her own domain – the back row.  Alongside the Combined Service capped captain of … Read More

New Caps and Record Breakers

The Royal Navy team selected to play the Marine Nationale at RC Toulon’s Stade Mayol  has been announced and can be found here.  The team is an exciting blend of experience, youth and those new to the famous Navy Blue … Read More

Diamond Jim and Cowboy Bid Adieu to Navy Rugby

This week two  great stalwarts of Navy Rugby had their leaving runs as they left the Naval Service and embarked on adventures new. ‘Diamond’ Jim Hunter Jim Hunter is the current holder of Navy Rugby’s Soapy Watson Memorial Trophy and … Read More

Rec Faithful Should Approve of Ben Clarke (MkII)

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

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