Topic: Australian Rules Football
This week the Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules National Carnival and National Wheelchair AFL Competition returns to Melbourne.
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.
Lieutenant Steve Witzand is embarked in HMAS Arunta on his first operational deployment as the Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineer Officer.
Surrounded by some of the nation’s best Australian Rules Football players, Leading Seaman Electronic Warfare Rhiannon Metcalfe felt in her best form before a pre-season trial match with the Adelaide Crows on 14 January in Darwin.
High achieving Navy sportswoman Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Rhiannon Metcalfe made both Navy and AFL history when she was drafted by the Adelaide Crows Women’s Team on 18 October.