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Army U23

Mission Statement

To develop young soldiers and officers to be rugby players capable of performing at the very highest level they can achieve in order to secure the cultural legacy of the Army Rugby Union.


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Updated: 16 Jul 2018

Date Opponents/Event Venue Result
27-29 Jul 18 Trials Pirbright
03-09 Sep 18 Training Camp Pirbright
05 Sep 18 Royal Signals Pirbright KO TBC
09 Sep 18 Hampshire U20 Queens Avenue, Aldershot KO TBC
16 Sep 18 Ealing U23 Ealing KO 1400
01 Oct 18 Oxford Uni U20 Oxford KO TBC
21 Oct 18 Cambridge Uni U20 Cambridge KO 1400
02-09 Nov 18 TBC TBC
14 Nov 18 Dorset & Wilts TBC
21 Nov 18 RN U23s Aldershot KO 1900
28 Nov 18 RN U23s RAF Halton KO TBC


Army U23s draw a line on their Season

This was always going to be a game where there was more at stake than just the result. Both Teams had beaten the Royal Air Force U23s, the Army had spluttered in Aldershot and only …

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Army U23’s Bench mark an improvement

Game one of the Under 23s Inter Services Rugby Union Championship was hosted by the Army Rugby Union when they welcomed the Royal Air Force U23s to Aldershot. Both teams had encouraging pre Championship ‘run …

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Army Academy 24 vs Hampshire U20s 34

A well contested game that saw both sides experiment with players positions and combinations, with the Army Academy rotating 32 players through a structured development game that was broken into 2 x 20 mins & …

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U23 Interservice Championships Kicks Off

The U23’s Inter Service Championships for the 2016/17 season got under way at Aldershot on Wednesday 16th November. Almost on cue for kick off the heavens opened and the rain settled in to make handling …

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Army 21 pts— RAF 7 The Army U23 team overcame a determined Royal Air Force XV at Aldershot on 26 November. Although this was a ‘dead rubber’ both teams put in a whole-hearted performance for …

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Here Begineth The Lesson(s)

Royal Navy 26 — 22 Army The ROYAL NAVY are the 2015 Under -23 Inter Service Champions. The better team on the night beat the Army 26pts-22 at Portsmouth much to the delight of a …

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Champion Stuff from Army U23

The Army U23 defeated the RAF U23 on 28 November to retain the Inter Service Championship. It wasn’t always clear cut as the Airmen showed skills in attack and vigour in defence. With wise words …

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Army U23 Half Way There

Army U23 – 34 V Royal Navy U23 – 12 The Army overcame a tough and determined Royal Navy XV at Aldershot in their first match of the 2014 U23 Inter Services Championship. The victory …

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Just Champion

Army U23 39 – RAF 3 Champions Job well done and a just reward for hard graft from units, the players, coaches and managers. Flashes of true rugby characterized this very successful Army performance. Much …

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