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Senior XV



Mission Statement

The Senior XV is the premier representative team of the British Army its mission statement is: “To win the Babcock Inter-Services’ Championships every year and to perform at the highest level in all competitions”.

You can download the Directors of Senior Rugby Directive by clicking on the link below:
2016/17 DOR Directive (updated: 01 Sept 2016).

Fixtures

Last updated: 12 Mar 2018

Date Opponents/Event Venue Result
16 Sep 17 French Pacific Combined Services Laon, France KO 1800 local
14-15 Nov 17 Trial Aldershot
17 Jan 18 Cambridge University Grange Road, Cambridge KO 1915 Won 73 – 10
31 Jan 18 Oxford University Iffley Road, Oxford KO 1915 Won 26 – 17
03 Feb 18 Nottingham Nottingham L31 – 33
14 Feb 18 British Police East London RFC Won 19 – 5
09 Mar 18 French Army Paris, France KO 1900 local Won 46 – 12
19-26 Mar 18 Training Camp Browns, Portugal
24 Mar 18 TBC Browns, Portugal KO 1600 local
28 Mar 18 Birmingham Moseley RFC Birmingham KO 1930 Won 50 – 0
11 Apr 18 Royal Air Force RAF Halton KO 1430 Lost 19 – 20
18 Apr 18 Northampton – Mobbs Memorial Match Franklins Gardens, Northampton KO 1930 Lost 21 – 54
05 May 18 Royal Navy Twickenham KO 1500 Won 22 – 14

MATCH REPORTS

Army Battles High Level Air Defence

The Army suffered a glitch—no more–on the road to Twickenham. They beat the RAF by 35 pts—26, it could have been more, it should have been more but it wasn’t. Three or four tries went …

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Army Senior XV v Navy 27 April 2013

Head Coach SSgt Axel Rees is pleased to announce the following selection to face the Royal Navy on Saturday 27 April at Twickenham. He commented, ‘I would personally like to congratulate all 22 players on …

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MOBBS would have been proud

Bedford Blues 43 pts – Army 29 England international Lt Col Edgar Mobbs, CO of the 7th Northamptons, who was killed in battle at the Somme in 1917, would have appreciated the rugby and character …

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Army Teaches Students a Lesson

Army 39 pts — Cambridge University 5 pts THE ARMY REDS welcomed senior players back to training but nevertheless fielded a largely experimental XV to beat Cambridge 39pts-5 at Aldershot on 20 February. The performance …

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Students give Army a lesson

To go under by 14 pts—24 to a far from bright Oxford University team at Aldershot was not a great start to the Army season. No escaping the hard truth– it was a poor performance …

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Army v Navy – The Supporters View

This year was the 96th running of the famous battle between the Army and Navy’s ‘super sports’ at Twickenham, incidentally it was also the 10th anniversary of Babcock’s sponsorship of the match, for that we …

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Army V Navy – 2012

ARMY SINKS NAVY BEFORE RECORD CROWD Army 48 pts — Navy 9 At Twickenham on 28 April the Army beat the Navy 48 pts—9 to retain the BABCOCK Trophy and be crowned 2012 Inter Service …

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RAF Vultures v Army Masters

Wednesday 11 April 2012 RAF Halton The season since the Christmas break for the Army Masters had been a story of up’s and down’s, but back to back wins against Forth Valley Fossils during the …

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