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Babcock Trophy – Honourable Draw

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Army 29pts—Royal Navy 29 Drama. Stranger than fiction. One National paper described it as the “best Inter-Service game in recent history”. The fact that the Navy came back from a 19 pts deficit to kick a penalty and earn a 29 pts each draw—and thereby the Babcock Championship–was indeed remarkable. Also, the fact that the Army allowed such a thing ... Read More »


Army v Navy Security Statement

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The RFU will be implementing security measures for the upcoming Army v Navy match at Twickenham Stadium. This will include additional security arrangements for bag searches and pat-downs, which will be in place at all entrance points to the stadium and the west fan village. Match day ticket holders are advised to arrive at Twickenham Stadium at least 45 minutes ... Read More »


Dawson Enjoying Life on England’s Front Line

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  Replacement prop primed to contribute in Six Nations decider Sergeant Dawson representing the British Army with England Women Joining an international rugby match as a replacement is no walk in the park. You cannot ease your way into the action. You must match the intensity straightaway. Over the course of this Women’s Six Nations, Bee Dawson has made four consecutive appearances ... Read More »


New ARU Discipline Notice – Player Suspension following Red Cards

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ARU Governance and Discipline Chairman Lieutenant Colonel P R Stannett RLC has released a notice regarding player suspension following a red card. You can download the notice below or view all Governance and Discipline notices using the following link: ARU Referees – Governance and Discipline ARU Discipline Notice – Suspension after Red Cards Read More »


Bethan Shines for Wales

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England Women beat Wales Women 20pts-13 at the Stoop on 12 March. Importantly this was a first with four Services’ player in the mix, a clear indication as to where the Armed Forces’ women’s game is today On balance an England victory was a reasonable result. They had the run of play, were keen to trigger contact, soak up the ... Read More »


Bee Stings for England

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Sgt Bee Dawson AGC/RMP has in the past three weeks been awarded as many caps for England. After Scotland and Italy she came off the bench as tight head prop to help England seal a great victory against Ireland at Twickenham. The game was finely balanced at 13pts-9 when the Irish launched a series of dangerous do-or-die attacks. One attempted ... Read More »


Director of Senior Rugby 2016/17 Directive

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Army senior representative teams and many players continue to compete at the highest levels. Although 2015 did not deliver the overall results that players and coaches desired, the season ended successfully with the Senior XV reaching and competing in the final of the International Defence Rugby Cup (IDRC) 15, losing to a very strong Fijian side but beating New Zealand, ... Read More »


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