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Richmond Heavies vs Army Masters

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Friday 10 April 2015 Richmond Athletic ground On a dry pleasant evening the Army Masters lined up for their last fixture of the regular season before the start of their defence of the Inter Services Crown against a experienced Richmond Veterans team, who have in their ranks players who have played at a high level. The final score of 20-18 ... Read More »


Sappers Return to Glory – AGC Win Twice

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Royal Engineers 39 pts — Royal Artillery 18 A resounding win for the Royal Engineers 38 pts — 19 returned the ‘Men from the Medway’ to the top of the Inter Corps tree on a fine afternoon in Aldershot. It was just like old times! Heralded as a battle between the Gunner forwards and the Sapper backs, both packs chose ... Read More »


Lt Col Edgar Mobbs DSO Remembered in Style

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Bedford Blues XV 47pts—24 Army The score line 47 pts–24 was not that pretty but both sides were at the Goldstone Ground to remember, and celebrate, the life and courage of England rugby star Lt Col Edgar Mobbs DSO who was killed at the Battle of the Somme during World War 1. In his memory the ball was thrown expansively ... Read More »


Gunners Dominate the 2015 Premiership Finals

Kenny Clatters

Whilst the Hadron Collider in Switzerland is attempting to disprove the BIG BANG theory the Royal Regiment of Artillery ensured it would never go quietly. Indeed, winning both the Premiership Cup and Shield finals in the warmth of the Aldershot sun the Gunners were able to claim yet another sort of hi-water mark to add to their fine record over ... Read More »


Championship Festival 2015 – Newbury Rugby Club

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Twenty Two Shades of Grey Fall at the Last Hurdle. The Championship Festival produced total commitment Regimental rugby at its very best. A raw afternoon on top of Newbury Common witnessed the final charges for Championship honours. Sponsored by the Royal British Legion one hundred and thirty players, a dozen assorted men with whistles and flags and countless sponge-men / ... Read More »


An Army Women’s Stalwart Bows Out On A High

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Old Albanians Saints 5 – 36 Army Women Maj Gemma Simister RE playing her final game for this season led an Army squad with a good mixture of Senior and Development players. After some solid performances by both the Army Women’s Senior & Development XVs this season the Georgie Memorial fixture is always a nice distraction from Inter Services preparation. ... Read More »


JERSEY XV 7pts– 31 THE ARMY

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The Army travelled to Jersey at relatively short notice for an excellent fixture against a Jersey club that had not too long ago fought its way into the Championship. On the night the Islanders were reinforced by a few of the professional squad. For the Army it was mightily worth the trip. Prior to the match there was a nice ... Read More »


Worcester Sauce

Ledua Jope

Worcester Cavaliers 20 pts – 14 Army A dominant second half display nearly saw the Army snatch what had earlier appeared to be an improbable victory against the Worcester Cavaliers on 25 February. The Cavaliers opened in double quick time. Two solid penalties and a converted try inside 15 minutes had, at least initially, the Army reeling. The pack was ... Read More »


Army Masters vs. Kew Occasionals

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On a slightly overcast cold but dry day the Army Masters lined up against a youthful Kew Occasional side at the Richmond Athletic Ground. Early on and some infringements by the Masters means there is a lack of fluency in their play. Pte Bunny Burenivalu lights up this early phase of the game with some sharp strong breaks craving open ... Read More »


COMMUNITY RUGBY – SEMI FINALS

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39 Engineer Regiment 6 pts—7 (Para) RHA 16 RMAS 26 pts — 1 Scots Guards 12 Regimental rugby at the top of the tree. Sandhurst in the strong sunlight made a brave backdrop for the 2015 Premiership 2 semi finals. Importantly there were two new teams in the mix. The Engineers from Aberdeen and Gunners from Colchester have long provided ... Read More »


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