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Mission

Our aim is to remain among the top world club sevens teams and we have the following simple mission statement: “To keep the British Army in the public eye through world class performances on the rugby field”

In addition to this mission we want the Sevens team to become a team that can develop and nurture talent and so to feed players to the Senior XV and Academy.

Fixtures

Last Updated: 02 Sept 2015

Date Event / Opponent Venue Remarks
21 – 22 May 15 Training and Selection Larkhill
23-24 May 15 Bournemouth 7s Bournemouth RFC Quarter Finalists
30 May 15 Rugby Rocks 7s Richmond RFC WINNERS
22 – 26 June 15 Training and Selection Larkhill
27 June 15 Newquay Surf 7s Newqauy RFC WINNERS
05 July 15 7s in the City Allianz Park GROUP STAGES
01 August 15 Cwmtawe 7s Swansea Runners Up
08 August 15 UK Fiji 7s Aldershot
30 August 15 National 7s Tournament Harpenden Semi Finalist

MATCH REPORTS

Big Wow – Army Defeat England 7’s at Sarries

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THE ARMY 7s team overcame England 24pts – 15 at the ‘SEVENS IN THE CITY’ competition held at the Saracen’s Allianz Park on 5 July. This was a remarkable rugby performance against a professional side playing in the national shirt under the direction of England 7s Head Coach Simon Amor. Although the Army had beaten SIRS by 30pts-nil they were ... Read More »


Army march to victory at the London Summer Social 7s

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After a disappointing exit in the quarter finals at the Bournemouth 7s last week the Army team bounced back with a tremendous set of victories in the ‘elite section’ of a very competitive London Summer Social 7s competition at Richmond on Saturday. Placed in what was arguably the strongest pool, they defeated a tough Welsh Wizards team 17 -14 in ... Read More »


Roko Gets England Call

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Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has included Lance Corporal Samesa Rokoduguni Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in the England squad for the forthcoming Autumn international series. Not bad for a lad, who according to ‘Roko’ himself, was only required for the bench for his school 1st XV back in Fiji. He came to notice in the Army 7s team during the Middlesex ... Read More »


Harpenden Pub Sevens

Embracing the core values of the game

The final bank holiday of the summer saw the Army Reds 7 team travel up to Harpenden to defend their title, with the warm weather holding out and the teams that have entered, this was going to be a great days rugby. Teams from the top of the 7s circuit along with Premiership and International teams, the Reds knew that ... Read More »


World Club 7s

The true reason why we play the sport, thank you for coming to support the team.

This year the Reds were invited to participate in an opening game within the World Club 7s which the team took up the challenge. The opponents were going to be “Rugby for Heroes” a charity that supported service personal from the rugby community. The R4H team made up from serving and retired players of the services plus a handful of ... Read More »


UK Fiji 7s

Winning Teams and officials for the UK Fiji 7s

This year the Reds participated in the second year of the UK Fiji 7s that saw the Fijian community come together as district teams to play in an exciting tournament that promotes the core values of rugby not only on the pitch but also off the pitch with families supporting the play and their churches. The Reds depleted of some ... Read More »


7s and the City

Have ball and will charge at you, will you get in the way?

In the middle of July the Reds were invited to participate in the new competition at Allianz Stadium bringing team from around the UK together to play rugby with a party atmosphere. Reds coming together from a gap in playing saw them play well for the pool rounds winning their games 42-17, 24-12 and 26-22 before a semi against Samurai International losing 5-24. Read More »


Newquay Surf 7s

Cpl Vasa Bai showing the ball to hold two defenders in place

With a Friday drive that would test any individual the team were ready for this year’s Newquay Surf competition which brought together some great friendships and the Reds wanting to retain their title in the South West. The pool stages saw the Reds play 3 games which tested the team which thought well and defended like warriors that saw them ... Read More »


GB7s Colwyn Bay

Lt Luke Robinson ready to continue with the attack on England

The final leg of the GB series was played in Colwyn Bay North Wales which saw the teams play for the final places within the competition and for the Reds the aim was to be the best amateur team in the series promoting the core values of the game. First up was against Apache in the pool stages who won ... Read More »


GB7s Edinburgh

LCpl Waisale Navunidakua showing that a ninja tackle wont stop him even if it is England

The second leg of the GB7s saw the team travel up to Edinburgh, with the sun shining and the weather above the norm, this was the ideal conditions for a great event. The leagues changed from the previous week with the Reds in the pool stages up first against Samurai who were brimming with global talent. The match kicked off ... Read More »


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