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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: 17 Sept 14

Date Event / Opponent Venue Remarks
08 May 14 Rosslyn Park Floodlit 7s Rosslyn Park Tournament Report
14 May 14 Army 7s Aldershot
30 April – 14 May 14 Trg and Selection Marchwood To be taken over two periods due to current ARU fixtures
16 – 18 May 14 Amsterdam 7s Amsterdam Quarter Finalists
Tournament Report
23 May 14 GB 7s London Plate Winners
Tournament Report
24 – 25 May 14 Bournemouth 7s Bournemouth Runners Up
Tournament Report
31 May 14 GB 7s Edinburgh Plate Winners
Tournament Report
07 Jun 14 GB 7s Colwyn Bay 4th Round
Tournament Report
28 Jun 14 Newquay Surf 7s Newquay Winners
Tournament Report
12 Jul 14 7s and the City London Semi Finalists
Tournament Report
02 Aug 14 Cwmtawe 7s Swansea Pontadawe
09 Aug 14 Fiji 7s Aldershot Winners
Tournament Report
16 – 17 Aug 14 World Club 7s London Twickenham Stadium
Tournament Report
24 Aug 14 National 7s Tournament Harpenden Winners
Tournament Report

If you are interested in playing for the Army 7s team, please contact John Voss on 07712 762598 or johnvoss1@hotmail.com

MATCH REPORTS

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 »


Bournemouth 7s Competition

Lt Luke Robinson celebrating Cpl Raloka scoring a try with his bully run

With a sale out crowd 2014 Bournemouth 7s was going to be a great event to participate in, with a planned 30,000 spectators, this year was going to be the biggest. For the Reds, the team recovered from the previous night’s competition in take on the challenges not only of the rugby, but also the first days limited sunny weather ... Read More »


GB7s Allianz Park

Pte Bulumakau showing that you cant beat pure gas when you need it

This was the first time that the Reds have participated the competition which had the home international teams and some of the top elite UK teams, all the national teams have professional players which ensured that the standard of the should be excellent. That said, the Reds knew the challenges and were up for what the competition was going to ... Read More »


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