Section: Sport

Coach Quinn chasing goals in and out of the Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author)

Coach and Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn (2nd from right) with the 2018 Richmond Tigers women's team. (photo: )

Coach and Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn (2nd from right) with the 2018 Richmond Tigers women's team.

When Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn joined the Navy in 2001, she never imagined the emergence of the AFLW, let alone having the opportunity to juggle her ADF career with working with elite AFLW and VFLW football players at the Richmond Football Club.

Navy football wins hearts and minds on Hawaii tour

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tim Baillie and LEUT Sarah West (author), LCDR Jim Ford (photographer), Lori Butierries (photographer)

Football players from Navy Football Federation Australia and the United States Coast Guard pause for the National Anthem of the United States of America prior to a football match at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, Hawaii. (photo: )

Football players from Navy Football Federation Australia and the United States Coast Guard pause for the National Anthem of the United States of America prior to a football match at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, Hawaii.

The Navy football team made an impact on and off the field during their recent training and development camp in Hawaii.

Navy hoists its sails and sets course for Sydney to Hobart success

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy sailing team in close racing with the Australian Defence Force Academy sailing team during the 2019 interservice yachting championships. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy sailing team in close racing with the Australian Defence Force Academy sailing team during the 2019 interservice yachting championships.

Inter-service rivalry was on display at the Sydney Harbour Regatta from March 1-3, where Navy placed second in Division 1 and won first place in Division 2 of the Australian Defence Force Sailing Association’s yachting championships.

Navy takes on Army and Air Force at ADF Aussie Rules big dance

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LEUT Sarah West (author), Steve McNeil (photographer)

SMN Lachlan Borrillo of HMAS Cerberus handballs the Sherrin over the top of his Army opponents during the 2019 ADF National Championships in Melbourne. (photo: Steve McNeil)

SMN Lachlan Borrillo of HMAS Cerberus handballs the Sherrin over the top of his Army opponents during the 2019 ADF National Championships in Melbourne.

While the AFLW had its big dance on the weekend, Navy had a full dance card of its own with two teams competing at the Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules Football national championships in Victoria.

Cerberus supports Navy vets in AIF swim

Published on by LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN Rtd.) (author)

LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN, Rtd), WOWTR Ron Giveen (Rtd), LEUT Andrew Fenn and CAPT Mike Oborn at the 2019 AIF National Swimming Carnival. (photo: )

LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN, Rtd), WOWTR Ron Giveen (Rtd), LEUT Andrew Fenn and CAPT Mike Oborn at the 2019 AIF National Swimming Carnival.

HMAS Cerberus recently answered the call when a request was made for two Navy swimmers to join a servicemen’s relay team at the 2019 Australian Imperial Forces National Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne.

Navy Ladies lift the Football NSW Community Futsal Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup. (photo: )

The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup.

Navy’s female footballers have carried their red hot form into the new-year by taking out the Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup.

Navy laces its football boots for annual Johnny Warren Cup

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

The Navy Ladies team at the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup seven-a-side tournament in Jamberoo, New South Wales. (photo: )

The Navy Ladies team at the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup seven-a-side tournament in Jamberoo, New South Wales.

Navy Football Federation Australia continued its commitment to forge stronger ties with the broader Australian football community by participating in the 2019 Johnny Warren Cup last weekend.

A swish effort by rookie

Published on by CPL Bill Solomou (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ryan Webb, RAN, representing New South Wales, prepares to shoot during the 2018 ADF Basketball Championships. (photo: CPL Bill Solomou)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ryan Webb, RAN, representing New South Wales, prepares to shoot during the 2018 ADF Basketball Championships.

While being named Rookie of the Year at the Australian Defence Force National Basketball Championships was a career highlight for AB Georgia Joseph, her selection in the ADF women’s team was a surprise bonus.

Tiger Sharks put trophy on ice till next year

Published on by FLTLT Eamon Hamilton (author)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival. (photo: Unknown)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival.

A spirited effort from Navy’s Tiger Sharks ice hockey team was not enough to overcome Army and Air Force in the rink at this year’s annual Defence tournament.

HMAS Moreton bowls with the best

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members.

As part of Navy Week celebrations, members of HMAS Moreton took to the green to compete with naval veterans from across South East Queensland in a bowls tournament.