Not even sleet, nor 80 kilometre winds, could keep the Skier and Boardercross competitions from getting underway on the first day of Navy Alpine Snowsports (NAS) Championships last week.
The 2013 Annual HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival was a huge success with approximately 200 swimmers competing to the enthusiastic encouragement of more than 600 spectators.
One week in the Navy culminated in victory for the members of Jervis Division, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49, as the team snatched the honours in the historic Pixley Cup.
The 22nd Father Mac Cup was won convincingly by the HMAS Albatross Australian Rules Team at Randwick Army Barracks in Sydney last week.
Before the West Coast Eagles and Sydney Swans took to the field at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match, Navy and Air Force enjoyed the opportunity of playing the curtain raiser.
On Sunday, 21 July, the Australian Football League honoured the 645 brave men who perished in Australia’s greatest naval tragedy when the West Coast Eagles came head to head with Sydney Swans at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match.
HMAS Coonawarra has reinvigorated the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race after a four year hiatus. Over 70 personnel posted to HMAS Coonawarra, Larrakeyah Barracks and various patrol boats took part in this year's hilly course.
The Navy Surfriders Association – West (NSA-W) Chapter held its inaugural monthly surfriders competition on Wednesday 10 July 2013 at Surf Beach, Secret Harbour, Western Australia.
The first of two 200km races making up the Sucrogen Townsville 400 has delivered another Top 10 result for Dick Johnson Racing (DJR). Chaz Mostert grabbed the position in the run to the chequered flag passing David Reynolds on the line.
When the Socceroos took on Japan in their World Cup qualifier in Tokyo recently, representatives of HMAS Sydney were there and in top form, determined that the boys from Down Under would not have to take to the field without sounds of ‘Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi’ to spur them on.