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Introduction

The Premiership Cup (formerly the Army Cup) is only open to units affiliated to the ARU. Competitor teams are organised into three/four leagues. Current rules and regulations can be found on the Premiership Cup Rules page.

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The current cup holders are 12 Regiment Royal Artillery who beat 2 Battalion the Royal Welsh 13-10.

Chairman of the ARU Premiership Competition

Lt Col James Cook RA
Mobile: 07949 574135
Civilian e-mail: jamescook148@hotmail.com
Military e-mail: james.cook501@mod.uk

See the Premiership Cup History and Statistics page

Premiership Final – 01/04/2014 – Aldershot

Updated: 2 Apr 2014

Home Away Score
12 Regt RA 2 Royal Welsh 12 Regt RA WIN (13 – 10)

Knock-Out Stage

Semi Finals

Updated: 20 Feb 2014

Round Home Away Winner
SF1 1 Yorks – 11 12 Regt RA – 23 12 Regt RA
SF2 17 P&M – 7 2 R Welsh – 10 2 R Welsh

Quarter Finals

Updated: 17 Dec 13

Round Home Away Venue
QF1 2 R Welsh RMAS / 39 Engr TBC
QF2 2 Rifles 12 RA Ballykinler
QF3 1 Yorks 1 WG / 7 RHA Warminster
QF4 17 P&M RLC 1 WG / 7 RHA Marchwood

Season Results

Demoted to ARU Championship:
2 PWRR
1 Scots

League Teams

Last updated: 14 Aug 13

League 1 – South League 2 – North
12 RA 1 Scots (Scot)
17 P&M RLC 1 WG
2 PWRR 2 R Welsh
3 (1) YORKS 2 Rifles (NI)
39 Engr Regt (Scot) 4 RA
RMAS 7 RHA

Fixtures 2013 – 2014

Last updated: 14 Aug 13

Date League 1 League 2
14 Sep 13 17 P&M RLC v 2 PWRR (Cyprus)  
25 Sep 13 12 RA v 1 Yorks 2 Rifles v 7 RHA
02 Oct 13 12 RA v 17 P&M RLC
1 Yorks v 2 PWRR
 
16 Oct 13 2 PWRR v 12 RA 7 RHA v 1 Scots
23 Oct 13 RMAS v 1 Yorks
2 PWRR v 39 Engr Regt
2 Rifles v R Welsh
4 RA v 7 RHA
30 Oct 13 39 Engr Regt v 12 RA 4 RA v 2 Rifles
2 R Welsh v 1 WG
06 Nov 13   1 Scots v 1 WG
13 Nov 13 RMAS v 2 PWRR
1 Yorks v 17 P&M RLC
4 RA v 1 Scots
20 Nov 13 17 P&M RLC v 39 Engr Regt 2 R Welsh v 4 RA
27 Nov 13 RMAS v 17 P&M RLC 2 Rifles v 1 WG
1 Scots v 2 R Welsh
11 Dec 13 RMAS v 12 RA
39 Engr Regt v 1 Yorks
1 WG v 4 RA
7 RHA v 2 R Welsh
2 Rifles v 1 Scots
15 Jan 14 RMAS v 39 Engr Regt 1 WG v 7 RHA
22 Jan 14 Quarter Finals Home Advantage
19 Feb 14 Semi Finals @Sandhurst
1 Apr 14 Finals @Aldershot

Premiership 1 – South – League Table

Updated: 17 Dec 13

Team Pl W L D F A Diff LB Pts. 4+ Try Pts. Total
3 (1) Yorks 5 5 0 0 201 54 148 0 4 24
17 P&M RLC 5 4 1 0 181 66 15 0 3 20
12 RA 5 3 2 0 120 68 52 1 3 18
RMAS 4 1 3 0 77 88 -11 1 1 9
39 Engr Regt (Scot) 4 1 3 0 113 109 4 1 1 8
2 PWRR 5 0 5 0 28 355 -325 0 0 4

Premiership 2 – League Table

Updated: 17 Dec 13

Team Pl W L D F A Diff LB Pts. 4+ Try Pts. Total
2 R Welsh 5 4 1 0 167 59 108 1 4 22
2 Rifles (NI) 5 4 1 0 98 76 22 1 1 19
1 WG 4 2 2 0 96 59 47 1 1 13
7 RHA 4 2 2 0 77 64 13 1 1 12
4 RA 5 1 4 0 69 200 -131 0 1 9
1 Scots (Scot) 5 1 4 0 76 123 -47 0 0 8

MATCH REPORTS

CUP 14 – Premier Gunners Bang on Target

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12 Regiment Royal Artillery 13pts Royal Welsh 10 The ‘Queens of the Battlefield’ are the 2014 Kings of Army rugby. In a hotly contested Army Premiership Final the Gunners from 12 Regiment came from behind to claim the Silver Trophy presented by the RFU to the Army Rugby Union in 1921. Victory was a fitting reward from the ‘team from ... Read More »


‘Guns face the Welsh’ in Army final

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Army Premiership Final 214 will be between 12 Regt RA and 2 Bn Royal Welsh On a mild and mainly dry afternoon in Warminster the two semi-finals of this historic Army Rugby Union Cup competition were played out. Game one had the hosts 1 Bn The Yorkshire Regt play 12 Regt RA and over at the Land Warfare Centre two ... Read More »


Army Rugby Premiership ‘Big Guns’ start to flex their muscles . . .

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On a day when the last three Army Rugby Union Cup winners were all in action, it’s becoming clear the ‘big guns’ are starting to stretch their muscles. As we get to the business end of the league season, the Royal Welsh, 17 Port & Maritime Regt and the Welsh Guards all won away to ensure the leagues statisticians will ... Read More »


Royal Welsh fire a warning in the Premiership

Jones on the charge

An hour before kick off Tidworth experienced it’s own mini tornado, large hail bombarded the pitch and the chance of any spectators watching this match appeared to be zero…….., however as the referee blew his whistle to start this Premiership match the sun was out and the Royal Welsh were here to show that the lessons from their game one ... Read More »


Army Premiership in full swing

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As the Autumn leaves fall from the trees onto the rugby pitches on Queens Avenue, the Army Rugby Union Premiership competition is now in full swing. The Top Twelve rugby union teams in the Army are battling it out in two leagues of six and the top four from each league will go through to the knockout stages in the ... Read More »


VEOLIA PREMIERSHIP CUP FINAL

Tyres never tire

GOOD WEEK FOR WALES Welsh Guards 11 pts 39 Engineer Regiment 3 Yes, in fact and excellent week for the Welsh. England obliterated in Cardiff and the Welsh Guards winning the Army Premiership Cup 11pts—3. It might not have been that way. 39 Engineer Regiment had ample opportunity to grab the high ground in a low scoring match but the ... Read More »


Where Eagles Dare

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Having carried out a unit move from Cambridge to Kinloss in Scotland, 39 Engr Regt were presented with the opportunity to step into a void created when RAF Kinloss Rugby Club ceased to exist. For over 70 years, RAF Kinloss had been active in the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) leagues in the North of Scotland and taking up this mantle ... Read More »


Army Rugby Union Semi Finals

12 Regt RA break out

The Army Rugby Union Clubs competitions are heading to a crashing finale: the Premiership and Championship semi finalists headed to Newbury RFC to play their semi finals while the Community semi finalists went firm at Aldershot to see who had the bragging rights to claim a spot in the three finals. In the Community semis at Aldershot last years winners ... Read More »


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