Topic: Soccer

Pacific mates take to the pitch for friendlies in Vanuatu

Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Stuart Watters, RAN, presents Commanding Officer RVS Tukuro Kalsaf Graham Alick, with a gift following a friendly soccer match between Vanuatu's Maritime Law Enforcement and HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success during a regional engagement visit to Vanuatu for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.  (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Stuart Watters, RAN, presents Commanding Officer RVS Tukuro Kalsaf Graham Alick, with a gift following a friendly soccer match between Vanuatu's Maritime Law Enforcement and HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success during a regional engagement visit to Vanuatu for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

Shortly after arriving in Vanuatu recently the ship’s companies of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success joined the Vanuatu Police Force for an activity cherished by both nations - sport.

 

Team sports on display in the Philippines

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment.

More than 50 people from HMA Ships Success and Anzac have joined members of the Philippine Navy Education and Training Command for a Goodwill Sports Day.

 

Navy rivals meet on the football pitch

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

The HMAS Stirling/Fleet Base West team (blue) competes against a team from HMS Sutherland in a friendly soccer match at the HMAS Stirling Sports Oval. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

The HMAS Stirling/Fleet Base West team (blue) competes against a team from HMS Sutherland in a friendly soccer match at the HMAS Stirling Sports Oval.

The HMAS Stirling men’s football team has faced off with British counterparts from the Royal Navy’s HMS Sutherland during a match at Stirling in Western Australia.

 

Navy football coaches get elite tips

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer)

(From left) Navy Football Federation Australia (FFA) Director of Football, Lieutenant Commander Jim Ford, RAN, Western Sydney Wanders Technical Director Ian Crook, Treasurer of Navy FFA, Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Pete Burnett and Royal Australian Navy FFA player Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Rick Lea at an A-League WSW training session in Rooty Hill, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

(From left) Navy Football Federation Australia (FFA) Director of Football, Lieutenant Commander Jim Ford, RAN, Western Sydney Wanders Technical Director Ian Crook, Treasurer of Navy FFA, Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Pete Burnett and Royal Australian Navy FFA player Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Rick Lea at an A-League WSW training session in Rooty Hill, Sydney.

Members of the Navy Football Association (FFA) recently had the opportunity to receive elite level coaching tips from Western Sydney Wanderers’ Technical Director Ian Crook at the Wanderers’ Training facility at Rooty Hill.

 

Kicking goals for Navy football

Published on by LCDR Louisa Stodulka (author), LCDR Stephen Cole (photographer)

Members of the Navy Veterans soccer team - (from left) LCDR Stephen Cole (HMAS Albatross); LEUT Ross Leembruggen (RAAF Williamtown); LCDR Jim Ford (HMAS Albatross); PO Nathan Little (Fleet Headquarters); PO Shaun Taylor (HMAS Success); LS Ricky Lea (Fleet Headquarters) and PO Phil Henshaw (HMAS Albatross). (photo: LCDR S Cole)

Members of the Navy Veterans soccer team - (from left) LCDR Stephen Cole (HMAS Albatross); LEUT Ross Leembruggen (RAAF Williamtown); LCDR Jim Ford (HMAS Albatross); PO Nathan Little (Fleet Headquarters); PO Shaun Taylor (HMAS Success); LS Ricky Lea (Fleet Headquarters) and PO Phil Henshaw (HMAS Albatross).

Navy has enjoyed a successful campaign at the Johnny Warren Cup football (soccer) tournament, with the women’s team taking home the first place trophy and the men’s veterans team progressing to the semi-finals.

Melbourne visits Sasebo

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Scott Carter (author)

Memorial at the centre of the atomic bomb explosion area. (photo: Unknown)

Memorial at the centre of the atomic bomb explosion area.

HMAS Melbourne recently visited Sasebo as the first of three port visits across Japan as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.

Parramatta embraces culture and sport in Kota Kinabalu

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LEUT Callum Newton (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Parramatta prepares to pull alongside Seppanger Naval Base at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Parramatta prepares to pull alongside Seppanger Naval Base at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.

HMAS Parramatta recently conducted a maintenance period alongside the Malaysian port of Sepanggar in Kota Kinabalu, as part of her Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.

Sirius’ soccer stars marvel in Malaysia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), POML-C William Millward (photographer)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius and the Royal Malaysian Navy after a friendly match in Kuantan, Malaysia. (photo: POML-C William Millward)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius and the Royal Malaysian Navy after a friendly match in Kuantan, Malaysia.

HMAS Sirius arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia recently to conduct a port visit as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour task group deployment.

Soccer rivalry strong in Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Scott Carter (author), Unknown (photographer)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius in a game against HMAS Melbourne in Singapore as part of IPE17. (photo: Unknown)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius in a game against HMAS Melbourne in Singapore as part of IPE17.

The conditions could not have been better for a hotly contested game of soccer between HMA Ship’s Melbourne and Sirius, during a recent port visit in Singapore.

Western Australian soccer is on the ball

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Louisa Stodulka (author)

The Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy on the field during a soccer game at the HMAS Stirling as part of Exercise AUSINDEX 2017.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper)

The Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy on the field during a soccer game at the HMAS Stirling as part of Exercise AUSINDEX 2017.

The sport of soccer is currently undergoing a resurgence at Fleet Base West, in Rockingham, after a busy 18 month period that has seen the team based at HMAS Stirling creating a strong impression in the local competition as well as against visiting ship’s teams.