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Army Women push all the way against England U20

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The Army Women once again welcomed the England U20s to Aldershot in what is now an annual ‘highlight of the season’ fixture and the full house at Aldershot witnessed great attacking flair and some massive ‘hits’ from both sides. Army Women’s Head Coach Captain Glyn Barraclough was able to pick his strongest XV including Welsh International Captain Gemma Rowland (Royal ... Read More »

HM Prison Service v Army Masters Cardiff Arms Park


On a damp very cold Wednesday evening at Cardiff Arms Park, a new look Army Masters team with several 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 of ex-servicemen ... Read More »

British Army send ‘To Russia with Love’


There is much political unrest in the World currently and many people raised an eyebrow when this fixture was announced, British Army v The Russian Nation team in Spain; a match born out of relationships established at the recent U20 World Cup in Manchester. Many thought this was a game too far, and perhaps after 20 mins with the Russian ... Read More »

Army A 15 French Army 6


The Army A team hosted the French Army in what has now become a traditional starred fixture. The French still have a huge ‘homeland security commitment’ and it is to their credit they honoured the fixture considering how stretched their Army currently is. Some familiar faces returned that had played for the French Combined Service during IDRC 2015 so the ... Read More »

Army Women’s Rugby (ARU(W) Development) v Hampshire Ladies – 28 Jan 17


Following on from the Senior Team fixture in Germany it was time for the Development Squad to run out for the first time in 2017. Under the direction of WO1 (RSM) Jules Simpson, ARU(W) Dev Team Manager the squad started to assemble on Thursday for a couple of days training with coaches Maj Amy Williams and WO1 (ASM) Marty Pinner ... Read More »


Sgt Rae Metters skippers the side for her 26th Cap

The Army Women’s Team travelled to a very cold Heidelberg to take on a resurgent German National Side. For the past 8 years Germany have been concentrating on the 7-a-side version of the game and have not fielded a XVs team until this year. This would be their second game of the season and they were confident going into the ... Read More »

Army overcome Oxford University on a Soggy Tuesday in Aldershot


The Army Senior XV hosted Oxford University on a soggy evening on the last day of January in ‘game two’ of their Inter Services preparation; after a strong victory two weeks earlier the REDS were looking to do the double on the Universities. Head Coach Captain Andy Sanger had picked a team that allowed a few of the less experienced ... Read More »

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