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Championship Competition Information

The current cup holders are 14 Regt RA who beat 9 Regt RLC 23-20.

The Army Rugby Union Management Board introduced the Championship Leagues Competition in the 2012 / 13 season since when it has thrived. It is only open to units affiliated to the ARU and the top team will be promoted into the ARU Premiership. Competitive teams are organised into three leagues, one of which is based on units serving in BA(G). Current rules and regulations can be found on the Championship rules page here

See the Premiership Cup History and Statistics page.

Championship Points of Contact

League Secretary Email
Community Chairman Marc Wilding
Championship 1 Jase Lowe
Championship 2 Del Tickner
Championship 3 Richard Glet

Championship Finals 2017/18 Results:

LEVEL RESULT CHAMPIONS
Championship Cup 9 Regt RLC 20 – 23 14 Regt RA 14 Regt RA
Championship Plate 8 Trg Bn REME (2nd XV) 10 – 19 ATR (P) ATR (P)
Championship Vase 29 Regt RLC 22 – 38 RTR RTR

Championship Finals 2016/17 Results:

Level Result Champions
Championship Cup Pilgrims 10 – 15 Hindoostan Hindoostan
Championship Plate 3 RSME 34 – 10 Defence Academy 3 RSME
Championship Bowl 29 Regt RLC 41 – 10 21 Engr Regt 29 Regt RLC
Championship Vase 5 RIFLES 32 – 27 1 RHA 5 RIFLES
Championship Tankard 35 Engr Regt 29 – 19 2 MERCIAN 35 Engr Regt

Championship Leagues and Teams – Championship 1

Updated: 20 Jul 18

Champ 1 – SOUTH
32 Regt RA
19 Regt RA
5 RIFLES
Defence Academy
17 P&M Regt RLC

Champ 1 – South League Table

Champ 1 – NORTH
QDG
42 Regt RE
Corinthians
2 Lancs
Pilgrims
32 Regt RE

Champ 1 – North League Table

CHAMP 1 – ARTD (-)
8 Bn REME 2nds
3 RSME
ATC (P)
Bovington Bisons
11 SIGS

Champ 1 – ARTD (-) League Table

Championship Leagues and Teams – Championship 2

Updated: 20 Jul 18

CHAMP 2 – SOUTH WEST
5 Bn REME
RW Dragons
47 Regt RA
14 Sigs
DE&S Abbey Wood

Champ 2 – South West League Table

Champ 2 – SOUTH EAST
27 Regt RLC
1 R Anglian
13 AA Regt RLC
29 Regt RLC
21 Sigs Regt

Champ 2 – South East League Table

CHAMP 2 – NORTH
4 Regt RA
ITC Catterick
39 Regt RE
2 Mercian
3 RHA
3 Scots

Champ 2 – North League Table

Championship Leagues and Teams – Championship 3

Updated: 20 Jul 18

CHAMP 3 – SOUTH WEST
22 Regt RE
4 Regt RLC
KRH
Griffins
1 RHA
19 Sigs

Champ 3 – South West League Table

Champ 3 – SOUTH EAST
1 Coldstream Guards
36 Regt RE
HCR
1 Gren Guards
3 Ragt RLC
11 EOD

Champ 3 – South East League Table

Champ 3 – MIDLANDS
170 RE
MOD Stafford
6 Regt RLC
ARRC Spn Bn
7 Regt RLC
1 Regt RLC

Champ 3 – Midlands League Table

MATCH REPORTS

Rifles Double Off

5 Rifles finished their ARU Championship campaign with a resounding 62-15 win over the Hameln based Sappers 28 Engr Regt. The second match between these two sides was a much more open affair in which …

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Sappers downed by rampant Rifles

The fourth round of the ARU BAG Championship saw a depleted 28 Regt RE side lose heavily to a 5 Rifles side that have under gone resurgence in recent weeks. After losing narrowly to 26 …

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Rifles pip Gunners in ARU Championship

The Gutersloh based Gunners 26 Regt RA hosted 5 RIFLES in the second of their scheduled Championship fixtures in the Western pool of the BAG competition. The Fri afternoon/evening floodlit fixture tested both teams in …

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