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Army ‘A’ Information

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 Feb 2018

Date Opponents/Event Venue Result
16 Jan 18 Coventry Coventry Won 21 – 19
14 Feb 18 Esher Esher Won 38 – 10
18 Apr 18 East Midlands Franklins Gardens


Match Summaries

Rain ….Mud…..(Repeat) 3 REDS in action across the South in atrocious conditions…….. Three Army representative Teams were in action last night; the Women at Aldershot against England U20s; the A Team at Esher and the Men in East London against the British Police. It didn’t matter where you were, you would have watched three Army teams splash and splosh their ... Read More »

Army A 15 French Army 6

The Army A team hosted the French Army in what has now become a traditional starred fixture. The French still have a huge ‘homeland security commitment’ and it is to their credit they honoured the fixture considering how stretched their Army currently is. Some familiar faces returned that had played for the French Combined Service during IDRC 2015 so the ... Read More »

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 »

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