Section: Sport

Gate to Gate Fun Run success

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Participants sprint off as a part of the the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.

One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.

Navy takes national title in thrilling win against Army

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team. (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

The winning Royal Australian Navy Cricket team.

The Royal Australian Navy Cricket Team won its first inter-services 50-over tournament in six years when it won the Australian National Services Cricket Championships in Canberra on Friday, taking the Lindsay Hassett Trophy from the Army.

Air Force no match for Navy on opening day

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss.
The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.  (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

Navy Cricket Captain Able Seaman Al Kristensen with RAAF Cricket Captain and ASCA Umpires at the coin toss. The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the RAAF in Canberra yesterday.

The Navy Cricket Team won its first game in four years against either of the other two services when the team beat the Royal Australian Air Force in Canberra this week.

Sailors complete marathon voyage

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon strides out in the New York City Marathon.

It takes great heart to be a marathon runner and to stride through the pain barrier over a distance of 42.2 kilometres – just ask Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Josh O’Hanlon and Petty Officer Marine Technician Paul Baker.

Navy Cricketers prepare for tough test at national carnival

Published on by LSBM Andrew Cleghorn (photographer)

The Navy Cricket Team with the Canberra Grammar School Team before a warm-up game. (photo: LSBM Andrew Cleghorn)

The Navy Cricket Team with the Canberra Grammar School Team before a warm-up game.

Navy cricketers have met in Sydney for trials and are now in Canberra preparing to take on the Army and RAAF in the 2013 Australian Services National Cricket Carnival.

Albatross Tours the T

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Runners participating in the HMAS Albatross Tour the T reach the 'T' in the runways. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Runners participating in the HMAS Albatross Tour the T reach the 'T' in the runways.

HMAS Albatross personnel took advantage of the rare opportunity to tread the tarmac when the T-shaped airfield runway was closed for the 4th annual ‘Tour of the T’ charity fun run.

Navy and Air Force football play-offs

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy mens football team, Cromer Park, Manly. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

The Royal Australian Navy mens football team, Cromer Park, Manly.

Last week saw the Royal Australian Navy, Air force and Army, come together to play the final games of the annual football tournament at Manly Warringah Football Club.

Great sportsmanship raises money for local charities

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Trophies are presented to both NUSHIP Canberra and ACT Veterans rugby union teams. Each trophy features a 76mm ammunition shell casing, with one casing from a round fired from the decommissioned Adelaide Class Frigate HMAS Canberra (II). (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Trophies are presented to both NUSHIP Canberra and ACT Veterans rugby union teams. Each trophy features a 76mm ammunition shell casing, with one casing from a round fired from the decommissioned Adelaide Class Frigate HMAS Canberra (II).

Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Canberra, formed its first Rugby team for a Charity Rugby Union match against the ACT Veteran’s Rugby Club this month.

Team Navy back on the water and stronger than ever

Published on by Sky Gregory (author), Mr Andrew Gricks (photographer)

The Team Navy Offshore Superboat on the weekend in Round 4 of the Australian Championships in Redcliffe. (photo: Mr Andrew Gricks)

The Team Navy Offshore Superboat on the weekend in Round 4 of the Australian Championships in Redcliffe.

Brendan and Chris Frier were back in winning form in their Team Navy Offshore Superboat on the weekend in round 4 of the Australian Championships in Redcliffe.

Ardent Three makes fitness a high priority

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (photographer)

ABBM Jacob Machen takes the crew of Ardent Three through a fitness routine. In background are LSMT James Harvey with hand weights, 
LSBM Shaun Black on the weight bench, and ABMT Ronny Turner as spotter. (photo: ABIS Kathy Tuddenham)

ABBM Jacob Machen takes the crew of Ardent Three through a fitness routine. In background are LSMT James Harvey with hand weights, LSBM Shaun Black on the weight bench, and ABMT Ronny Turner as spotter.

There’s no Wi-Fi onboard HMAS Wollongong to distract its sailors from their fitness. The embarked crew, Ardent Three, is addicted to fitness.