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Premiership Cup


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

12 Regt RA
The current cup holders are 12th Regiment Royal Artillery who beat 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment 22-14.

Chairman of the ARU Premiership Competition

Colonel Frazer Ross
Tel: 94393 7001
Civilian e-mail:
Military e-mail:

See the Premiership Cup History and Statistics page.

Premiership Points of Contact

League Secretary Email Civilian Email Military
Community Chairman Frazer Ross
Assistant Chairman Abel Matatini
Premiership Alex Cann

Premiership League Teams

Last updated: 11 July 17

12 Regt RA
1 Royal Welsh
1 Welsh Guards
1 Scots Guards
Premiership 2
Hindoostan XV
8 Trg Bn REME
17 P&M RLC
7 Para RHA

Please use the links in the sidebar or below to view the league tables and fixtures list:
Premiership 2


Premiership Final Match Report

DOLPHINS MARCH TO VICTORY 17 Port & Maritime Regiment RLC 17 pts—12 2 Royal Welsh The VEOLIA Army Premiership Final was a cliff hanger. In the league play offs the Welsh had triumphed but in the run-up to the Final the pundits agreed the Final was too close to call. The Welsh line-out was well organized and scrum half Morgan ... Read More »

Army v Worcester – Match Report

Army Survives Acid Test at Worcester No sooner had the Army left the tunnel at Sixways than they were five points down. Ten minutes later Worcester had scored a second try following an exhibition of Premiership rugby that delighted a very good home crowd. There was bound to be a lot of crowd pleasing on the night as Worcester had ... Read More »

Seamen arrive on the Last Wave

The Dolphins overcame fellow ‘Loggies’ club 23 Pioneer Regiment to reach the Final of the Army Premiership Cup.  The expected result was far from assured until the Pioneer pack, a robust unit, tired in the third quarter.  And then, as if by magic, the Pioneers re-emerged to produce, in the last fifteen minutes, consistent team play and a cliff hanger. ... Read More »

2nd Bn Royal Welsh 27 pts—1st Bn Royal Welsh 25

The Royal Welsh produced an nail biting Army Premiership Semi Final at RMA Sandhurst on Wed 16 February. What might have been, on reputation, a straight run into the final for the much vaunted 2nd Bn (Greens) was hotly disputed by the 1st Bn (Blues) who played patient structured rugby to come within 2 points, five minutes before the final ... Read More »

39 Eng Reg Vs 1 Royal Scottish Reg

On 30 November 2011 39 Engineer Regiment played 1 Scots at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh in the third match of their premier league season. On paper the fixture looked even as both teams had both won and lost in their previous matches. The Scots pitch was sodden after a week of showery rain and the highland winter had set in with ... Read More »

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