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Army Women beat the Combined Emergency Services

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On a cold afternoon at the home of British Police Sport; Imber Court, The Army Women featuring seven new caps took on a strong Combined Emergency Services team in a capped fixture. Captained by England International Jane Leonard, the Army quickly displayed the intent they wished to play, fast recycled ball from the forwards and slick hand from the backs ... Read More »


Champion Stuff from Army U23

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The Army U23 defeated the RAF U23 on 28 November to retain the Inter Service Championship. It wasn’t always clear cut as the Airmen showed skills in attack and vigour in defence. With wise words from the dressing room still buzzing in their ears the Army opened at a high tempo. Skipper Ross Parkins (RE) and No8 Ryan Lewis (Rifles) ... Read More »


Army U23 Half Way There

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Army U23 – 34 V Royal Navy U23 – 12 The Army overcame a tough and determined Royal Navy XV at Aldershot in their first match of the 2014 U23 Inter Services Championship. The victory by 34 pts—12 underlined a comfortable mathematical margin but, in reality the matelots might have made it closer. During the early salvoes they retained the ... Read More »


British Army Masters 32 – Bermuda Barbarians 12

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The Army Masters finished the weeks tour in fine style with a win over the local Bermuda Barbarians side at the international classic competition final day. Both sides had been turned over by the Atlanta Renegades and we’re both looking to finish the week on a high. Like the game from mid-week the Army started strong with CSgt Scotty Sutton ... Read More »


CS Women edged out by Cardiff Blues 17-12

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The Combined Services Women were edged out by Cardiff Blues on Friday night 17-12. The match drew a record crowd of several hundred and all stood in respectful silence as players from both sides lined up with match officials to hear the last post. The thoughts of all were with the fallen and injured of wars past and present, particularly ... Read More »


Atlanta Renegades – 19 V British Army Masters – 10

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The Army Masters arrived in Bermuda on Sunday evening and after a number of military engagements which included taking part in the Bermuda Remembrance day parade it was time to get down to the serious business of some rugby at the national stadium in the Bermuda capital Hamilton. The Atlanta Renegades like most teams from North America contained a fair ... Read More »


Poppy Rugby Celebration on Remembrance Day

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COMBINED SERVICES 15—31 BARBARIANS Coming off the back of last year’s defeat in Plymouth, the Barbarians were always going to make the 2014 Remembrance Day match a ‘toughie’. The Services’ task was made harder by some surprising ‘call-ins’ during selection followed by a number of important ‘call-offs’, including CS / Navy skipper Dave Pascoe and Army skipper Darrell Ball. That ... Read More »


Roko Solid for England

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Royal Scots Dragoon Guards’ LCpl Semesa Rokoduguni opened his England account in probably the most iconic of all matches—England v New Zealand. He, his Regiment and Army rugby attracted rave reviews in the week before walking out at Twickenham and we were not to be disappointed. The fact that England lost 24 pts—21 and it avalanched with rain hardly dampened ... Read More »


ARMY WOMEN SNATCH A LAST MINUTE WIN AGAINST LLANDAFF NORTH IN CARDIFF

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The first full Army Women’s fixture of the season was played at Penarth RFC on Friday 24 October against the Welsh Premiership team, Llandaff North, bolstered by a few players from other Cardiff based clubs. After the success of the Army Development game against Exeter University the Army Head Coach, Capt Glyn Barraclough (RAMC), had a tough job selecting the ... Read More »


BA (G) Rugby has kicked off their season with a win

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BA (G) 17 – 16 Austria BA (G) Rugby has kicked off their season on a winning note. Defeating Austria in their inaugural match at Dempsey Barracks, in what was a closely fought affair – the lead changing four times before the final whistle sounded. Initially both sides had equal possession, each backline probing the other with little ground gained ... Read More »


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