Section: Sport

South coast beckons Navy footballers

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

Navy footballers at the 2018 South Coast Sevens tournament at Gerringong, New South Wales. (photo: )

Navy footballers at the 2018 South Coast Sevens tournament at Gerringong, New South Wales.

Navy Football Federation Australia is looking for new talent to represent Navy at this year’s South Coast Sevens tournament at Gerringong.

Navy skipper leads ADF team at Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Members of the Australian Defence Sailing Association onboard 'Godzilla' prior to competing in Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta held at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, St Kilda, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Members of the Australian Defence Sailing Association onboard 'Godzilla' prior to competing in Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta held at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, St Kilda, Victoria.

Defence competed in the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta for the first time on 6 June.

Soccer brings Australian and Thai Navy teams together

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Soccer teams from HMAS Toowoomba; the Third Naval Area Command Team; and HTMS Sriracha before a match at TK Stadium, Phuket, Thailand. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

Soccer teams from HMAS Toowoomba; the Third Naval Area Command Team; and HTMS Sriracha before a match at TK Stadium, Phuket, Thailand.

The Royal Australian Navy Anzac class Frigate HMAS Toowoomba has conducted a port visit to Phuket, Thailand. During the visit a soccer team from the ship played a friendly match with a team from the Thai Navy.

ADF Running and Athletics Association supports Navy trail runners at gruelling ultra running event

This article has photo gallery Published on by ADF Running and Athletics Assoc (author)

Lieutenant Jonathan Milton and Captain Michael Manfield at the start of the Ultra-Trail Australia running event in the Blue Mountains, NSW. (photo: )

Lieutenant Jonathan Milton and Captain Michael Manfield at the start of the Ultra-Trail Australia running event in the Blue Mountains, NSW.

Over the weekend of 17-19 May approximately 7000 trail runners participated in the Ultra Trail Australia event in the Blue Mountains.

Navy Rugby makes intentions clear with spirited win over Army

Published on by LEUT Kiz Welling-Burtenshaw (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

A Navy Rugby Union player drives an Army player to the ground during the grand final of the 2019 ADF Rugby Championships. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

A Navy Rugby Union player drives an Army player to the ground during the grand final of the 2019 ADF Rugby Championships.

Navy Rugby Union has made its future intentions clear after generating a bow wave of momentum both on and off the field at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Championships, held in Canberra from 12-18 May.

Navy conquers bridges

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

RAN members who competed in the Asics Bridges Fun Run (in front of HMAS Warramunga at Fleet Base West, WA). L-R: LEUT Will Singer; Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submarines John Wheelhouse; SBLT Sarah Connor; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Ben Higgins; Petty Officer Electronic Technician Submarines Sara Clarke; Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Jamie Saunders; and LCDR Kelly Masters. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

RAN members who competed in the Asics Bridges Fun Run (in front of HMAS Warramunga at Fleet Base West, WA). L-R: LEUT Will Singer; Petty Officer Electronics Technician Submarines John Wheelhouse; SBLT Sarah Connor; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Ben Higgins; Petty Officer Electronic Technician Submarines Sara Clarke; Petty Officer Marine Technician Submarines Jamie Saunders; and LCDR Kelly Masters.

Thirteen Navy and four Army members represented the Australian Defence Force Running and Athletics Association (ADFRAA) at the Asics Bridges 10km road race held at Elizabeth Quay in Perth, crossing the three prominent bridges located around the city’s picturesque Swan River.

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)

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.