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Introduction

The Combined Services XV teams are drawn from the three armed services: Royal Navy, Army and RAF. In recent years the Army has provided the bulk of the players for these teams.

The CS Senior team will play against Barbarians RFC at the Rec, Bath on Tuesday 11 November 2014. Further details will be released in due course.

Fixtures

Combined Services Senior XV

Updated: 14 Aug 14

Date Opponents Venue
11 Nov 14 Barbarians The Rec, Bath

Combined Services Women XV

Updated: 14 Aug 14

Date Opponents Venue
07 Nov 14 Welsh Select TBC

Combined Services (Under 23s) XV

Updated: 14 Aug 14

Date Opponents Venue
09 May 15 Oxbridge Twickenham

MATCH REPORTS

COMBINED SERVICES (WOMEN) STUN EXETER UNI

Katie Garside at speed

CSRFC (W) 67pts – Exeter University nil This was a strong performance from the Combined Services who played to a plot, ran strongly and held their passes. England University champions Exeter were, numerically, blown away. Chantelle Miller (Royal Signals) on the left wing showed she has the mileage ingredient scoring four tries in the opening quarter. Certainly a virtuoso performance ... Read More »


REMEMBRANCE DAY MATCH – ONE TO REMEMBER

Apo Satala takes three tackles

Combined Services 34—Barbarians 28 A poignant Remembrance Day ceremony at the Brickfields, Plymouth gave way to a superb game of rugby before a large vocal crowd. The foundation for the Combined Services victory by 34pts – 28 was a huge performance by the flying Gunner Sammy Speight who scored three magnificent tries against a tough defence. Putting the icing on ... Read More »


Army Teams shine in the sun at the RAF Akrotiri 10s

17 Port & Maritime - Akrotiri 10s 2013 Champions

The Army had a strong showing at this year’s RAF Akrotiri 10s. The competition played over four evenings in the heat of the Cyprus summer attracted 10 Army men’s and women’s teams and is an ideal way to end the domestic season on a high. Akrotiri 10s Mens League The Army’s ‘big guns’ seven teams had made the effort to ... Read More »


Army Masters vs Navy Mariners Match Report

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Saturday 27 April 2013 Kneller Hall Twickenham The business end of the season and after a couple of days training in Aldershot the Army Masters Squad with no changes from the 22 who put the RAF Vultures to the sword took to the pitch at Kneller Hall knowing the Navy Mariners were going to offer much stiffer competition once again ... Read More »


Army Has Ball

BABCOCK BOOTY--THE ARMY

A record crowd of 72,000 witnessed the Army recover from a 19 pts deficit to beat a valiant Royal Navy by 43 pts—26 to retain the BABCOCK Trophy. Babcock Spoils The Army Reds opened smoothly in the sunshine but the Navy took control in the eighth minute. Wham, Slam, Bam. Two quick tries from centre Dale Sleeman put the Navy ... Read More »


AIR RAID WARNING

Bola Attacks

ARMY 33PTS—ROYAL AIR FORCE 18 The Royal Air Force did the Army a massive favour when they held the Reds XV to a scratchy win by 33 pts—18 at Aldershot. It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t very clever and if it has taken this long to realize that you can’t play competitive rugby with senior players disappearing down the ‘yellow ... Read More »


Head Coach announces Inter Service Squad 2013

A v N UJ Shirt

Head coach, SSgt Axel Rees has announced the following squad for Inter services 2013.A mixture of returning faces and fresh young talent populate the squad. The exceptionally intense competition for places in this year’s squad is a huge testament to the Army’s strength in depth. As a coaching set up we believe we have selected a mixture of experience and ... Read More »


Down-Under Warriors finish top 5

jane-leonard-attack-mode

Combined Services (W) 12pts—24 Australian CS (W) THE Australian Services tourists produced a clean sweep with an inspired final quarter against the Combined Services at Caerphilly on 7 November. It was in all ways a Remembrance Day match with both sides showing excellent skills and determination. One somewhat ‘old rugby sage’ labelled it the best women’s game he had seen ... Read More »


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