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Army Rugby showed up well at the Annual Army Sports Awards held at the Guildhall London on 25 November. Captain Gemma Rowlands RA was awarded the Army Sports Woman of the Year for her exceptional contribution to Army Women’s Rugby and also representing Wales in last season’s Women’s International 6 Nations competition. The Award was presented by the Chief of ... Read More »



Army 21 pts— RAF 7 The Army U23 team overcame a determined Royal Air Force XV at Aldershot on 26 November. Although this was a ‘dead rubber’ both teams put in a whole-hearted performance for a small but noisy crowd. The tackling warmed a cold Winter night. The Army opened robustly with skipper Parkins at lock, and the back row ... Read More »



Army Rugby Union Masters XV v Kent Invitation Masters XV The Army Rugby Union Masters XV has the honour to be invited to play in the “Remembrance Rugby” fixture against a Kent Masters Invitation XV on November 11th at Aylesford Rugby Football club in support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Please click on the link below to download ... Read More »

British Army to take on Fiji


British Army 40 – Defence Blacks 15 The British Army will face the Fiji Armed Forces in the Final of the Defence World Cup at the Harlequins STOOP on Thursday 29th October at 1900 hrs. The Army overcame a spirited New Zealand team in the Semi Finals by 40pts — 15 thanks to a strong performance by a high octane ... Read More »

Coaching Course Date – Updates


UPDATE to coaching course dates. This training is provided by the ARU Rugby Education team as part of the ARU run Level 2 programme, the Rugby Ready and Scrum Factory prerequisites courses must be completed prior to your attendance on a UKCC Level Two ‘Coaching Adult XV’ Course. 2015 Adult Coaching Course Dates at Army Stadium , Aldershot Garrison. Mon ... Read More »

Army Dynamics Overcome South Africa


British Army 53 – South Africa 17 After a squeaky performance against the French the Army were out to prove their pedigree against a strong South African side with large forwards and lightening backs. Selecting a side restructured via a few injuries Andy Sanger took the opportunity to field a number of ‘futures’. Many had shown up well against Canada ... Read More »

France by a Head


British Army 23 — 24 French Armed Forces The bookies took a hammering when the French Armed Forces overtook the Army at the final hurdle in Aldershot. Whilst local punters didn’t quite demand their money back they will now be a little more reluctant to assume that the Arthur Harrison VC Trophy staying in Aldershot was an odds-on bet. The ... Read More »

Canada Show How Pioneers Do It


Canada put on a great display of true grit, sportsmanship and, in phases, played some enterprising rugby to score the first 6 pts against the British Army in IDRC 15. Coach Blake Edwards has done a remarkable job that, in large passages of play, enabled the CAF to take on a mixture of international, premiership and senior club players and ... Read More »

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