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British Army open with a win


British Army 62 — Australia SRU 0 (nil) “We didn’t really see that coming” said Army Head Coach Andy Sanger when the British Army opened with a 62pts-nil win over the Australian Services Rugby Union at Aldershot. Nor did anyone else! After 20 minutes the Aussies were hammering the Army line and the ‘last trench’ work of the Reds was ... Read More »

2015 Corps Festival Report

Corps Women

The ARU Corps rugby season started with a bang as usual with the inter-Corps festival at Aldershot on Wednesday 16th September 2015. This competition provides coaches an opportunity to blood new players and experiment before the inter-Corps competition starts and this year saw most Corps bring along large squads and get as many players on the pitch as possible. The ... Read More »

Big Wow – Army Defeat England 7’s at Sarries


THE ARMY 7s team overcame England 24pts – 15 at the ‘SEVENS IN THE CITY’ competition held at the Saracen’s Allianz Park on 5 July. This was a remarkable rugby performance against a professional side playing in the national shirt under the direction of England 7s Head Coach Simon Amor. Although the Army had beaten SIRS by 30pts-nil they were ... Read More »

Army Women retain Inter-Service title beating the Navy Women 65-0


After an excellent performance by the Army (W) against the RAF (W) in Aldershot, the team prepared themselves to battle the Navy (W) at Kneller Hall on Saturday 9 May 2015 to retain their Inter-Service title. The Army came out firing on all cylinders and within 3 minutes Gnr Jess McAuley went speeding over the try line to score her ... Read More »

Army march to victory at the London Summer Social 7s

Richmond 9

After a disappointing exit in the quarter finals at the Bournemouth 7s last week the Army team bounced back with a tremendous set of victories in the ‘elite section’ of a very competitive London Summer Social 7s competition at Richmond on Saturday. Placed in what was arguably the strongest pool, they defeated a tough Welsh Wizards team 17 -14 in ... Read More »

Army Masters v Navy 9 May 2015


Saturday 9 May 2015 Kneller Hall, Twickenham It was the business end of the season as both teams went onto the field at Kneller Hall looking for a victory to secure the Inter Service championship after both the Navy Mariners and Army Masters had defeated the RAF Vultures in the previous weeks. Like most games between these two sides, this ... Read More »

Army Youth steal the show at Twickenham

Quick offload

BA(G) Youth Rugby U11 Youth Services Competition – Army vs Navy 2015 With great trepidation WO1 Walker and 6 volunteers from across BA (G) Youth Rugby clubs embarked on a rugby trip of a lifetime with 24 children all aged under 11, to play against two teams representing the Royal Navy, on the hallowed turf of Twickenham home of England ... Read More »

Trusted to Deliver – Army Win Babcock Trophy at Twickenham

Happy Band

Army Head coach Captain Andy Sanger RE took the RAF match result on the chin, dragged his troops from the trenches and said ‘Attack’. He picked a pack to provide the ball and a back division that had more tricks than a box load of frogs. Before 81,116 screaming dervishes his combination stuffed the initiative up their jumpers and said ... Read More »

Army Women Dominate the Airspace 51-10


With the sun shining over the Army Rugby Stadium on Thursday 30 April, the Army Women were physically and mentally well prepared to take on the RAF Women in front of a stadium of supporters and hopefully emulate the success of the Army Masters team, who had earlier been victorious over the RAF Vultures. The RAF Women started the game ... Read More »

Charlie Lloyd Memorial 10’s – Saturday 18 April 2015


With the final pre-Inter Services fixture cancelled between the Army (W) and Aylesford (W) the Army travelled to Oxford to take part in the second Charlie Lloyd Memorial 10’s. Charlie Lloyd, a Loggie, it was fitting to see the first game of the day; RLC (W) v Army (W). With no time for pleasantries, both teams worked hard in the ... Read More »

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