The ship's company of HMAS Arunta has restored national sporting pride with a commanding victory over England in an epic battle in Karachi to reclaim the 'Ashes'.
The final of the Eastern Australia Area Indoor Cricket competition was a thrilling match with the result in the balance until the final ball.
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.
Cricketing all-rounder, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard, was in the thick of the pressure of international competition in the Governor-General’s XI recent defeat of a South African women’s cricket side at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.
On the way home from Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), HMAS Canberra has delivered cricket equipment and clothing to the Fijian Cricket Board on behalf of New South Wales Cricket.