Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
Every year in Canberra, Navy officers and sailors from the region test their mettle competing for victory in the HMAS Harman Commanding Officer’s versus Executive Officer’s cricket match.
Two former colleagues from HMAS Albatross have teamed up to win the Burrell Cup, Navy’s annual doubles tennis competition.
Sydney Navy Dragons have re-established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the local dragon boating scene, winning several high-profile events recently.
Twenty Australian Defence Force members competed at the Huskisson Triathlon recently with the Royal Australian Navy contingent hobbling away with bragging rights.
On a quiet Saturday morning in Hobart recently there was no shortage of high intensity effort on HMAS Choules, as a local football team was put through their paces by a Navy physical trainer.
The recent acceptance of martial arts into the list of approved sports by the Australian Defence Force Sports Council, and subsequent introduction of classes at HMAS Kuttabul, has proven a real 'hit' - keeping Navy members 'fit to fight'.
Navy sailors asserted their dominance for the second year in a row, by again winning the Australian Defence Sailing Association’s inter-service championship held at Rushcutters Bay in Sydney.
A sports day involving competitors from 22 nations proved a highlight of last year’s Royal New Zealand Navy 75th birthday celebrations, according to crew members of Australian submarine HMAS Dechaineux.
More than four years after he used to teach the sport, former pro golfer Able Seaman Maritime Logisitics – Personnel Derrin Morgan schooled the reigning Navy champion at the Australian Defence Force Golf Championships in December.