Section: Sport

Mostert wins in the west

Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), Images courtesy of FPR (photographer)

Honorary Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant, Chaz Mostert, scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Honorary Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant, Chaz Mostert, scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend.

Honorary Lieutenant Chaz Mostert scored the second win of his V8 Supercars Championship career with a commanding performance in Race 16 at Barbagallo last weekend.

Cerberus Dogs go for pink

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Team and Endeavour Hills compete for the ball during the Pink Sports Day match held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Team and Endeavour Hills compete for the ball during the Pink Sports Day match held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The Cerberus Dogs Australian Rules Football Team added a new colour to their usual blue and white uniform when they recently took to the field against Endeavour Hills in a Southern Football League clash.

Establishments win Fleet Commanders Challenge Trophy

Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Acting Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Jonathan Mead AM, RAN, presents representative for the Navy Establishments combined team, Petty Officer Jason Lockard, with the Perry Cup, awarded to the team crowned to be the overall winner of the 2014 Fleet Commanders Challenge at Randwick Barracks, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Acting Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Jonathan Mead AM, RAN, presents representative for the Navy Establishments combined team, Petty Officer Jason Lockard, with the Perry Cup, awarded to the team crowned to be the overall winner of the 2014 Fleet Commanders Challenge at Randwick Barracks, Sydney, NSW.

The Fleet Commander’s Challenge Trophy was retained by Establishments this week, who withstood tough competition from Navy's east based ships by demonstrating great prowess on the sports fields.

Navy rugby surging ahead in 2014

Published on by LCDR Dixie Lee (author), LEUT Amanda Folks (author), WO Doug Edwards (author), LS Danielle Worthey (photographer), AB Leigh Gough (photographer)

The ACT Veterans and Navy Old Salts rugby sides face off in their annual match at Canberra Stadium. Tough defence and attacking rugby with a spirit of mateship characterised the match with both sides resurrecting their former talents. (photo: Unknown)

The ACT Veterans and Navy Old Salts rugby sides face off in their annual match at Canberra Stadium. Tough defence and attacking rugby with a spirit of mateship characterised the match with both sides resurrecting their former talents.

Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) has ‘kicked-off’ its 2014 rugby campaign with a number of pre-season trials and development opportunities across prospective senior men's and women’s squads.

NUSQN 725 Competes in USA National 15km Championships

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author and photographer)

Members of NUSQN 725 before taking on the 15 kilometre Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LEUT Mark Flowerdew)

Members of NUSQN 725 before taking on the 15 kilometre Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida.

Recently members of NUSQN 725 took time out of their busy schedules to participate in the USA National 15km Running Championships in Jacksonville, Florida.

Navy gets physical for monthly sports challenge

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Mitchell Bryan breaks through the HMAS Arunta defence during the final of the touch football held at HMAS Stirling, WA. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Mitchell Bryan breaks through the HMAS Arunta defence during the final of the touch football held at HMAS Stirling, WA.

For the second month in a row, the touch football team from HMAS Arunta has taken top points in the HMAS Stirling Monthly Sports Challenge.

Shipshape Sam wins national comp

Published on by ABCSO Steven Thomson (author and photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Sam Greenland from Systems Training School, HMAS Watson has just won his division as a first time competitor at the 2014  International Natural Bodybuilding Association (INBA) novice rising star and rookie of the year bodybuilding championships held at Mooney Valley racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria. (photo: ABCSO Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Sam Greenland from Systems Training School, HMAS Watson has just won his division as a first time competitor at the 2014 International Natural Bodybuilding Association (INBA) novice rising star and rookie of the year bodybuilding championships held at Mooney Valley racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria.

From the dark of the operations room to the bright lights of the stage, first time body building competitor Seaman Sam Greenland of Training Systems School, HMAS Watson strutted his stuff at the Melbourne International Natural Bodybuilding Australia Competition.

Navy personnel get some snow therapy in Canada

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The Australian Defence Force contingent at the 2014 Canadian Winter Sports Camp at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. (photo: Unknown)

The Australian Defence Force contingent at the 2014 Canadian Winter Sports Camp at Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

Two personnel from HMAS Cairns recently swapped North Queensland’s humid climate for Canada’s extreme cold when they represented the Royal Australian Navy and the Australian Defence Force in the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Committee and Soldier On winter sports camp.

Navy Men win service title in ADFF Futsal Carnival

Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Stock Image: Royal Australian Navy Futsal player Able Seaman Ben Sheard (blue and white) dribbles the ball during a game against Defence Australian Public Service (DAPS) during the Australian Defence Force National Futsal Championships at the University of Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Stock Image: Royal Australian Navy Futsal player Able Seaman Ben Sheard (blue and white) dribbles the ball during a game against Defence Australian Public Service (DAPS) during the Australian Defence Force National Futsal Championships at the University of Sydney.

Navy men’s and women’s futsal teams put out a strong showing at the Australian Defence Force Futsal (ADFF) National Carnival at the weekend with the men coming away with the Inter-Service Shield and 2nd overall.

Navy comes close at Kings' Cup

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Players from the Navy and combined Air Force/Army team, during the 2nd annual Kings Cup held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Players from the Navy and combined Air Force/Army team, during the 2nd annual Kings Cup held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

Navy came within a whisker of winning the 2nd annual King’s Cup basketball championship but were beaten 43-40 by a combined Air Force and Army team.