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Sappers Supreme at Corps One Day Festival

Sappers attack

Int Corps Take League 2 with AGC Women Winners The Royal Engineers made a clean sweep of the league stages at the Autumn Corps Festival. But there were scary moments during their passage to the Final where they met a buoyant RLC XV that had arrived with something to spare. Despite the absence of some Army players the Final was ... Read More »

Big Bang Opens Season

Scots Attack

1 SCOTS 29 – 12 REGT RA 17 The 1st Bn Royal Regiment of Scotland returned to the top of the Army’s Community Rugby leader-board with a resounding win at the Community Tens at Newbury. Twenty two teams participated in the pipe-opener which meant one hundred games, four pitches, 400 players, coaches, admin-wallahs and officials trumpeted that the new season ... Read More »

Harpenden Pub Sevens

Embracing the core values of the game

The final bank holiday of the summer saw the Army Reds 7 team travel up to Harpenden to defend their title, with the warm weather holding out and the teams that have entered, this was going to be a great days rugby. Teams from the top of the 7s circuit along with Premiership and International teams, the Reds knew that ... Read More »

World Club 7s

The true reason why we play the sport, thank you for coming to support the team.

This year the Reds were invited to participate in an opening game within the World Club 7s which the team took up the challenge. The opponents were going to be “Rugby for Heroes” a charity that supported service personal from the rugby community. The R4H team made up from serving and retired players of the services plus a handful of ... Read More »

UK Fiji 7s

Winning Teams and officials for the UK Fiji 7s

This year the Reds participated in the second year of the UK Fiji 7s that saw the Fijian community come together as district teams to play in an exciting tournament that promotes the core values of rugby not only on the pitch but also off the pitch with families supporting the play and their churches. The Reds depleted of some ... Read More »

7s and the City

Have ball and will charge at you, will you get in the way?

In the middle of July the Reds were invited to participate in the new competition at Allianz Stadium bringing team from around the UK together to play rugby with a party atmosphere. Reds coming together from a gap in playing saw them play well for the pool rounds winning their games 42-17, 24-12 and 26-22 before a semi against Samurai International losing 5-24. Read More »

Newquay Surf 7s

Cpl Vasa Bai showing the ball to hold two defenders in place

With a Friday drive that would test any individual the team were ready for this year’s Newquay Surf competition which brought together some great friendships and the Reds wanting to retain their title in the South West. The pool stages saw the Reds play 3 games which tested the team which thought well and defended like warriors that saw them ... Read More »

GB7s Colwyn Bay

Lt Luke Robinson ready to continue with the attack on England

The final leg of the GB series was played in Colwyn Bay North Wales which saw the teams play for the final places within the competition and for the Reds the aim was to be the best amateur team in the series promoting the core values of the game. First up was against Apache in the pool stages who won ... Read More »

GB7s Edinburgh

LCpl Waisale Navunidakua showing that a ninja tackle wont stop him even if it is England

The second leg of the GB7s saw the team travel up to Edinburgh, with the sun shining and the weather above the norm, this was the ideal conditions for a great event. The leagues changed from the previous week with the Reds in the pool stages up first against Samurai who were brimming with global talent. The match kicked off ... Read More »

Bournemouth 7s Competition

Lt Luke Robinson celebrating Cpl Raloka scoring a try with his bully run

With a sale out crowd 2014 Bournemouth 7s was going to be a great event to participate in, with a planned 30,000 spectators, this year was going to be the biggest. For the Reds, the team recovered from the previous night’s competition in take on the challenges not only of the rugby, but also the first days limited sunny weather ... Read More »

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