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The UK Armed Forces team is drawn from the three armed services: Royal Navy, Army and RAF. In recent years the Army has provided the bulk of the players for the teams.


UKAF Senior XV

Updated: 13 Jul 16

Date Opponents Venue
21 Nov 16 Bath RFC The Rec, Bath


Updated: 13 Jul 16

Date Opponents Venue
11 Nov 16 Welsh Select Cardiff RFC

UKAF (Under 23s) XV

Updated: 13 Jul 16

Date Opponents Venue
29 Apr 17 Oxbridge Twickenham


CS Women edged out by Cardiff Blues 17-12

The Combined Services Women were edged out by Cardiff Blues on Friday night 17-12. The match drew a record crowd of several hundred and all stood in respectful silence as players from both sides lined up with match officials to hear the last post. The thoughts of all were with the fallen and injured of wars past and present, particularly ... Read More »


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 »


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

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

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

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 »


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

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 »

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