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The Army ‘A’ XV squad provides a development opportunity for players who can be considered for selection to the Senior XV

The new Army ‘A’ management team are always looking at attending games to view players and it is vital that we know what is out there, therefore you are actively encouraged to contact us to discuss possible players who may be ready to take the step up into the Army ‘A’ and Senior Squad.


Updated: 15 Apr 2016

Date Opponents/Event Venue Result
23 Feb 16 Esher Esher W 28 -20
15 Mar 16 Blackheath Blackheath Draw 5 – 5
13 Apr 16 Army U23s v Eastmidland Counties U20s Fanklin Gardens, Northampton W 30-21


Steadfast at Iffley Road


Oxford University 7—21 Army The Army visited Oxford University in the second contest in the march to meet the Navy at Twickenham on 30th April. The prize was the Mike Campbell-Lamerton Trophy donated by Army, Scotland international and captain of the British Lions who had a historical boot in both camps. Although the conditions were heavy at Iffley Road both ... Read More »

Army team warm to the Russian Challenge


The Army senior team finished off their Inter Service warm up matches with an impressive victory over the Russian Club champions Krasny Yar at the Browns International Sports Training complex near Faro in Portugal. The Russians had returned to Browns after last years camp when they went on to win the Russian Club league and cup double. The REDs are ... Read More »

St Valentines Eve Massacre


Cambridge University 5 — 63 The Army Amidst rain, rain, more rain and a howling wind the Grange Road ground staff produced a first class pitch for rugby. And, equally importantly, both teams tried to play a game where running and enterprise would pay a dividend. The Varsity fielded a full set of ‘Blues’ backs, signalling their intention to attack. ... Read More »

Army Overcome Oxford and Weather


Fresh from Varsity success, Oxford University provided a stern test for a revamped Army XV that featured only five players with Red jersey experience. On a gusty wet night both teams attempted an open game. Mistakes were inevitable but none proved catastrophic. The key to the Army win was utter dominance in the scrum and at one stage, with a ... Read More »

‘3G’ Allows Army ‘A’ and Germany to show thier paces


In the wettest month for many a moon British Army (Germany) renewed the fixture against an Army ‘A’ XV trawled from a severe bout of Autumn scouting by Coach Axel Rees and his cohorts. Not the mud bath that might have been expected but a fast open contest on the Maidenhead club’s “ultra modern ‘3G’ pitch” such that reputations could ... Read More »

Spirited Army A Survive Pounding


An Army A XV took a bit of a pounding at Esher on 18 January. The largely U23 team faced a gnarled and very experienced semi-pro outfit, including Fijian international Nicky Little. The Championship club played powerful rugby as though they had been together for years. All that whinging apart we must herald the start of the season –and there ... Read More »

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