Qualities of teamwork and resilience were tested for personnel from HMAS Moreton as they departed the quaint village of Linville, several hours north west of Brisbane.
Personnel from HMAS Stirling don't usually undertake work to the sounds of revving engines - but on 3 October, to assist with Team Navy's support to the 2019 season, personnel were invited to attend the launch.
Forty Navy footballers and coaches participated in the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong last weekend, with the Navy Football Federation (Navy FFA) co-hosting the 7-a-side competition in partnership with the Gerringong Breakers Football Club.
Last weekend close to a thousand eager rugby fans stepped into the Sydney sunshine to watch the inaugural match between the men’s Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) and the Manly Marlins.
Sport, especially at the establishment and unit level, is a key contributor to the Navy’s ability to ‘Fight and Win at Sea’.
Amongst the 1200 athletes who competed in the Australian Cross-Country Championships at Maleny Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast in late August was HMAS Albatross Gap Year participant SMN Dylan Holland.
It might still feel like an icy winter in Victoria, but that didn’t stop the HMAS Cerberus ship’s company from hitting the pool for the annual whole-of-base swimming carnival.
Blizzard conditions failed to deter the ADF’s best snow sports athletes from competing in the annual Australian Defence International and Interservices Alpine Snow Sports Championships (ADIISC) at Perisher Valley.
Members of HMAS Cerberus represented both the Navy and Air Force this weekend at the You Yangs Dirty Duathlon. The event was organised by the HMAS Cerberus Cycling Club as an extension of the Wednesday Sport initiative at HMAS Cerberus.
More than twenty Navy women pushed themselves through the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher recently. All the effort was in the lead up to this week’s Navy Alpine Snow Sports Championships that are also being run at Perisher.