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Worcester Sauce

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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 »


Baby Bul Bags a Brace

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Army 30 — 19 Oxford University Hard. Much harder than the score of 30 pts – 19 suggests. Three tries apiece and Gunners’ full back Owain Davies kicked 15 pts to make the difference. Oxford arrived at Aldershot with twelve Blues from the Varsity match – clearly here to win. Army Coach Andy Sanger, with one eye firmly on ‘building’ ... Read More »


The Army (W) Development team defeat Olney Ladies

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On a bitterly cold afternoon at Olney Rugby Football Club on Saturday 24 January 2015 the Army development team stepped onto the field looking confident and ready for the battle ahead. This game marked the centenary of the Mobbs Memorial and two games were to be played on this day; the ladies match, followed by 1Yorks playing Olney 1st XV. ... Read More »


Army Give Students a Lesson

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Army 62 pts—Cambridge University 10 THE ARMY fielded a mixture of senior players and ‘freshers’ to beat Cambridge 62pts-10 at Aldershot on 28 January. Coach Andy Sanger said “some new faces but it was vital to give young players a show at the earliest opportunity to meet the challenges of the Inter Services. The first twenty minutes was intense. The ... Read More »


BA(G) Over-run Army ‘A’

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British Army (Germany) overcame an Army ‘A’ XV 32pts—12 at Aldershot on the second match of their tour to UK. It was a clear victory for a well drilled team and showed that, despite the run-down, Army rugby is still well represented on the other side of the Channel. Strong performances down the spine of the team allowed centres Joe ... Read More »


Army Masters 44 vs HM prison Service 17

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On a wet cold Wednesday night at the Army Rugby Stadium in Aldershot a new look Army Masters team with 11 changes from last season’s team took to the pitch to face a HM Prison side. The traditional first fixture of the New Year always has a bit of spice and this was no different, the HMP with a sprinkling ... Read More »


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 »


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