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‘RFU Law and Discipline Application Guide’ effective from 3 Jan 17


Rugby Unions recently took part in the World Rugby consultation on its disciplinary process and sanctions table. The RFU, including representatives of the professional and semi-professional leagues and the Constituent Body Disciplinary Panels contributed to the consultation and as a result a revised sanctions table will come into force in the game globally from 3 January 2017. The revised sanctions ... Read More »

Exercise Sandy Sevens Fusilier – Dubai Rugby 7s 2016


By Capt FA Anderson – 2 SCOTS Ex Sandy Sevens Fusiliers took 13 soldiers and officers from 2 SCOTS to the Dubai Rugby 7s International Invitational Competition 2016. The tour was a new and exciting experience for all involved and an excellent team development opportunity for the upcoming Rugby 7s season in early 2017. The tour took place from the ... Read More »

Lead the Reds out at Twickenham


A mascot is wanted to lead the Army XV out onto the pitch at Twickenham before the clash against the Navy on 29th April 2017. The Army Rugby Union (ARU) is offering the chance for a child (between the ages of 8 and 10) from a British Army family to act as mascot to the Army team for the clash ... Read More »

2017 ARU Adult Coaching Course Dates


2017 Adult Coaching Course Dates at Army Stadium, Aldershot Garrison. Mon 20 Feb – World Rugby; Rugby Ready and RFU Scrum Factory (Prerequisite courses) Tue 21 Feb – Day One Wed 22 Feb – Day Two Thu 23 Feb – Wed 1 Mar – (Days off for reflection / Homework / Day job) Thu 2 Mar – Day Three (Assessment ... Read More »

Vacancy – UK Armed Forces Rugby Match Day Coordinator


An opportunity has arisen for an SO1/SO2 to join the UKAF Rugby Executive Committee. The position of Match Day Coordinator will become available during the 2017/18 season. Due to the requirements of the 3 main opposition, the successful applicant will shadow the current Match Day Coordinator from Jan 2017. The role, detailed below, is responsible for coordinating all aspects of ... Read More »

Vacancy – UK Armed Forces Rugby Secretary


An opportunity has arisen for an SO2/SO3 to join the UKAF Rugby Executive Committee. The position of Secretary will become available in Jan 2017. The role, detailed below, coordinates the activities of the Executive Committee and engages with both the UKAF Sports Board and single Service Rugby Unions. To be the single point of contact for UKAFRFC related business. To ... Read More »



Army Masters v Aylesford Presidents XV The Army Masters continue their preparation for the 2017 Inter Service competition. There has been some turbulence to the squad but momentum is being maintained and the key small investments in game plan, approach and training methods are bearing fruit. This all started with the team meeting the day before and continuing with their ... Read More »

Under 23’s Inter Service Championship is shaping up to be close


The Under 23’s Inter Service Championship is shaping up to be as close in contest as the Senior Competition earlier this year. The Army U23’s travelled to RAF Halton for the light blue’s first showing in this year’s competition, the Army side having narrowly lost to the Royal Navy by two points a week ago. The RAF were better organised ... Read More »

Work hard in silence, let success make the noise


A well deserved recall for LCpl Semesa Rokoduguni, Scots Dragoon Guards, to the England starting XV v Fiji this Saturday lead to a somewhat perfect day. Rocco was first capped for England in 2014 against New Zealand under then Head Coach Stuart Lancaster. A quiet appearance that day was cut short due to a niggling injury, Rocco then seemed to ... Read More »

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