You are here: Home » Competitions » Corps Championship

Corps Championship

Corps Championship 2015 / 16


Army Rugby Union Inter-Corps Rugby Union Championship

Inter-Corps Championship Information


The Corps Championship is open to teams from the Corps and Infantry representative sides of the Regular Army. A separate Women’s Championship is also competed for. Its objective is to provide a platform for talented players to play above regimental level and for those players deemed capable – as a stepping-stone towards representing the Army at the Senior Level. You will see that for this season we have made some changes to the Web Page. A link to a separate page on the left will take you to the fixture results and league placings for each League, as well as any match reports for that League.

Corps Championship Results 2015 / 16:

Championship Winners
League 1 Champions Royal Artillery: RA 30 – 9 RE
League 2 Champions Royal Logistic Corps: RLC 53 – 10 Int Corps
Corps Womens Champions RE/REME: RE/REME 15 – 10 AGC

Fixtures and League Tables

Corps League 1 – League Table, Fixtures and Results
Corps League 2 – League Table, Fixtures and Results
Womens’ Corps League – League Table, Fixtures and Results

Season 15 / 16 Dates:

Last updated: 8 Mar 2016
ARU Corps Fixture List 2015/16

Date Corps L1 Corps L2 Corps Womens
Tue 15 Sep 15 Womens Coaching Concentration – Aldershot
Wed 16 Sep 15 Corps One Day Festival – Aldershot
Wed 30 Sep 15 RE 28 REME 14 AAC 24 RAC 25 RSIGS/RA 0 REME/RE 56
INF 66 AGC 12 RAPTC 5 RLC 69 AGC 39 RLC 5
RSIGS 20 RA 29 INT 0 AMS 0        
Wed 04 Nov 15 RSIGS 14 REME 17 AMS 29 RAC 5        
AGC 3 RE 29 AAC 48 RAPTC 3        
INF 0 RA 46 RLC 43 INT 3        
Wed 18 Nov 15                        
Wed 02 Dec 15 RA 39 REME 27 RAC 26 INT 31        
RSIGS 67 AGC 14 RAPTC 5 AMS 48        
INF 5 RE 43 RLC 49 AAC 0        
Wed 20 Jan 16 RA 52 AGC 0 RAC 26 RLC 31    
REME 10 INF 10 INT 22 RAPTC 45    
RE 18 RSIGS 7 AMS 17 ACC 19    
Wed 27 Jan 16                        
Wed 02 Mar 16 AGC 26 REME 34 RAPTC 0 RAC 65        
RE 10 RA 10 AMS 5 RLC 31        
RSIGS 53 INF 10 AAC 24 INT 25        
Wed 20 Apr 16 Finals Day – Aldershot


R = Rescheduled
W* = Walk Over (Winning Team)
W = Walk Over (Losing Team)
F = Forfeiting Team
F* = Win by Forfeit

Points of Contact


Position Name Email Tel
Chairman Lt Col Nick Andrew
01985 222922
Secretary Men Capt Richie Crane 01285 868203
Secretary Women Maj Charlie Maxwell 01252 347813
Assistant Secretary Women WO1 Julie Simpson 01252 348068

Corps League 1

Team Name Email Tel
Royal Artillery Maj Andy Taylor 01980 345319
Royal Engineers Capt Mike Thomas MBE  
REME Capt Neil Allcock 01980 618162
Infantry Maj Darren Pridmore 01483 995558
Royal Signals Capt Toby Rowe 01258 482916
AGC Maj Jaimie O’Mara 02392 702065

Corps League 2

Team Name Email Tel
RAPTC Capt Dave Boocock 01252 787141
AAC Capt Al Adamson 028944 55300
Int corps SSgt Mark Booth 01462 752419
AMS Capt Craig Dawson 01772 260544
RLC Maj Rob Futter 03067 981189
RAC WO2 Lee Cummings  


Championship Regulations
Men’s Corps Rules 15 / 16
Women’s Corps Rules 14 / 15

Corps Championship
Finance Instruction (Updated: 29 Sept 14)
SOR Template (Updated: 29 Sept 14)
ToR – Chairman of Corps Commitee
Link to Officials Appointments can be found here

Corps Committee Meetings:

Last Minutes 12 Jun 2013

Past Corps Championship Results:


ARU Handbook 2012/2013


Please use the interactive section below to read the handbook: Open publication – Free publishing – More aru Or you can download it here. Read More »

Aviva Premiership Rugby Final – ticket offer – Armed Forces


The Aviva Premiership Rugby Final takes place this Saturday at Twickenham, 3pm Kick off. Current Champions, Saracens, take on Exeter Chiefs in what is sure to be a nail-biting finish to the season. Our friends at Premiership Rugby have given us the opportunity to offer fans a 2 for 1 deal on tickets to the game this Saturday. All you ... Read More »

Army 7s, the 2016 season so far – Pt 2

Rosslyn Park 3

The Army 7’s first tournament in England in 2016 was the highly acclaimed Rosslyn Floodlit 7s, a tournament showcasing the best of the premiership clubs. There was representation from Harlequins, London Irish, Wasps and Worcester to name a few, supported by some good 7s specialist teams, such as Esher, Wailers and Jesters. The Army’s first game was against a strong ... Read More »

Army 7s, the 2016 season so far – Part 1


The Army 7s campaign started in April this year with a 2 week training camp, out of Redford Bks, Edinburgh. We enjoyed all the elements that make up spring in Scotland, from glorious sunshine to driving snow and everything in between! Stage one was getting the guys back upto 7s fitness levels – some punishing indoor sessions were followed by ... Read More »

Army Swamp Battling Matelots

Charlie Maxwell

Army 74 pts Royal Navy Nil The Army Women’s team is a class act and they celebrated their current standing in British rugby with twelve great tries against a Navy team that battled to the final whistle. Had some of the Red’s early passing been less ‘ambitious’ or ‘anxious’, take your pick, it would have been a great deal more. ... Read More »

Babcock Trophy – Honourable Draw


Army 29pts—Royal Navy 29 Drama. Stranger than fiction. One National paper described it as the “best Inter-Service game in recent history”. The fact that the Navy came back from a 19 pts deficit to kick a penalty and earn a 29 pts each draw—and thereby the Babcock Championship–was indeed remarkable. Also, the fact that the Army allowed such a thing ... Read More »

Army v Navy Security Statement


The RFU will be implementing security measures for the upcoming Army v Navy match at Twickenham Stadium. This will include additional security arrangements for bag searches and pat-downs, which will be in place at all entrance points to the stadium and the west fan village. Match day ticket holders are advised to arrive at Twickenham Stadium at least 45 minutes ... Read More »

RAF Host Army for Great Rugby

GSJ Steps

RAF v Army 2016 involved three tough encounters at Halton on 6 April. Each underlined the revival of the Royal Air Force Rugby Union on an afternoon of bright sunshine, tropical downpours and mixed fortunes for Army rugby. The Veteran’s game and Women’s games have ceased to be considered Army ‘warm-ups’ and are now meaningful contests in their own right. ... Read More »

Corsham RFC Under 13’s in Devon


With Swing Low Sweet Chariot still ringing in their ears from England’s recent Grand Slam success in the Six Nations, and their own fresh succsess in the Wiltshire Cup Final, 19 boys along with 23 parents and siblings from Corsham RFC under 13’s arrived in Brixham South Devon on Good Friday, ready to undertake their Easter rugby tour of 2016. ... Read More »

Army Women Deliver


Aldershot. Swirling drizzle. Cold wind. Red hot rugby. Army Women took on a strong England Nomads XV and were narrowly overcome by two tries to one. It wasn’t a day for even attempting conversions. Team Manager Don Smith muttered that it might be the wrong result but by that time the conditions had been forgotten and a warm glow had ... Read More »

Scroll To Top