Section: Sport

Sydney team battles the heat to tackle the Wombats

Published on by LSIS Dove Smithett (author and photographer)

HMAS Sydney and Singapore Wombats Australian Rules Team compete for the ball  during a friendly game played at Singapore. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

HMAS Sydney and Singapore Wombats Australian Rules Team compete for the ball during a friendly game played at Singapore.

HMAS Sydney’s Australian Rules Football team battled it out with the Singapore Wombats on a whopping 34 degree day in 80 percent humidity in Singapore on May 24, during the shore phase of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2014.

Navy celebrates emphatic wins in the Australian Services Rugby Championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs (left), and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Martin Holzberger (right), celebrate with the Royal Australian Navy Rugby team after their victory at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships. Team members are gesturing that their team is now number one, and 'the gate is shut, we have wrapped it up!' (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs (left), and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Martin Holzberger (right), celebrate with the Royal Australian Navy Rugby team after their victory at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships. Team members are gesturing that their team is now number one, and 'the gate is shut, we have wrapped it up!'

Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union has achieved terrific success at the 2014 Australian Services Rugby Championships, which concluded in Sydney on the weekend. #GoNavy

Navy girl dons green and gold for World Cup in China

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman (LS) Combat Systems Operator Carolyn Johnsen prepares for a dawn training session at Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.

LS Johnsen has been selected in the Australian Dragon Boating team to compete in the inaugural International Dragon Boating Federation World Cup in China.  (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman (LS) Combat Systems Operator Carolyn Johnsen prepares for a dawn training session at Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. LS Johnsen has been selected in the Australian Dragon Boating team to compete in the inaugural International Dragon Boating Federation World Cup in China.

A Royal Australian Navy sailor from Cronulla is set to make history next Month, when she represents Australia at the inaugural International Dragon Boating Federation World Cup in China. 

Battle of the ranks to feature at North Queensland mountain bike event

Published on by ABHSO Kate Jolley (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey, Able Seaman Marine Technician Jake Machen and Commander Anthony Powell train for the upcoming Rural, Rainforest and Reef (RRR) Mountain Bike Challenge in Cairns. (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey, Able Seaman Marine Technician Jake Machen and Commander Anthony Powell train for the upcoming Rural, Rainforest and Reef (RRR) Mountain Bike Challenge in Cairns.

With a spirit for adventure and a will to be the best, personnel from HMAS Cairns are looking forward to this year’s Rural, Rainforest and Reef Mountain Bike Challenge which will take place on Sunday June 1.

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.