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Royal Artillery lose to Navy in cricket friendly

Published on by POIS Phil Cullinan (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), LCPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

Seaman Josh Kedwell from the Royal Australian Navy Cricket team smashes the ball during a friendly games of cricket while touring Australia as part of the Captain-General's Baton tour of the world. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Seaman Josh Kedwell from the Royal Australian Navy Cricket team smashes the ball during a friendly games of cricket while touring Australia as part of the Captain-General's Baton tour of the world.

The Royal Australian Navy has bounced back from a rough start for a four-wicket win against the touring British Army Royal Artillery Cricket Club last Friday.

Navy rugby on show at Kapooka Series

This article has photo gallery Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

The Cerberus Rugby team prior to the Army verses Navy curtain raiser game for the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship game between the Melbourne Rising and the Greater Sydney Rams played at Morwell, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

The Cerberus Rugby team prior to the Army verses Navy curtain raiser game for the Buildcorp National Rugby Championship game between the Melbourne Rising and the Greater Sydney Rams played at Morwell, Victoria.

The HMAS Cerberus rugby team may be going it alone in representing Navy against more than a dozen teams from across Army and Air Force, at the Kapooka K-Series Rugby 10s on 19 March.

Navy team take home sailing honours in New Zealand

Published on by LEUT Christopher Broadbent (author)

Winning the final race of the Tri Nations Sailing competition was the highlight for the Royal Australian Navy team during the week at the Bay of Islands in New Zealand's north in late January. (photo: Unknown)

Winning the final race of the Tri Nations Sailing competition was the highlight for the Royal Australian Navy team during the week at the Bay of Islands in New Zealand's north in late January.

Winning the final race of January's Tri-Nations Sailing competition at the Bay of Islands in New Zealand’s north was the highlight for the Royal Australian Navy team.

On target for national parachuting titles

Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Walker competing in the Australian Defence Force Parachuting Association Championships. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Walker competing in the Australian Defence Force Parachuting Association Championships.

Jumping from a perfectly serviceable aircraft and plummeting earthwards at terminal velocity isn’t for everyone, but Australian Defence Parachuting Association members will take on all comers at the national titles at Nagambie, Victoria, next month.

HMAS Choules stages an island friendly

Published on by LEUT Andrew John McDonald (author), CPOCIS Simon Bagnall (photographer)

While deployed at sea in support of Operation Resolute, the ship’s company of HMAS Choules was challenged to a sporting competition by the community of Cocos (Keeling) Island, one of Australia’s Indian Ocean Territories. 
 (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall )

While deployed at sea in support of Operation Resolute, the ship’s company of HMAS Choules was challenged to a sporting competition by the community of Cocos (Keeling) Island, one of Australia’s Indian Ocean Territories.

The world game suddenly became much closer to home for the crew of HMAS Choules, who staged a friendly sports competition in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands last week.

Rough seas no problem during a great day out

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Staff from HMAS Penguin were keen supporters of  the annual Australian Surf Rowing League carnival at Manly Beach last month. (photo: unknown)

Staff from HMAS Penguin were keen supporters of the annual Australian Surf Rowing League carnival at Manly Beach last month.

The Navy has continued its long-standing support of community water sports, with a high-profile turnout for a surfboat carnival in Sydney last month.

HMAS Darwin arrives in Thailand

Published on by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), AB Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Thai Navy Captain Captain Chaloemporn (left)welcomed Commanding Officer HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, to the port of Sattahip, Thailand. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Thai Navy Captain Captain Chaloemporn (left)welcomed Commanding Officer HMAS Darwin, Commander Phillip Henry, to the port of Sattahip, Thailand.

HMAS Darwin berthed at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand recently, to a friendly and musical welcome from her Thai Navy counterparts.

Navy’s largest ‘seagoing servo’ changes hands

Published on by SBLT Daniel Atwater (author)

Command of HMAS Sirius was formally handed to Commander Michael Oborn (left) from Commander Darren Grogan last month.  The change of command ceremony took place in Sydney on completion of a busy period at sea and was marked by the formal exchange of a petrol nozzle - befitting command of the Navy's largest

Command of HMAS Sirius was formally handed to Commander Michael Oborn (left) from Commander Darren Grogan last month. The change of command ceremony took place in Sydney on completion of a busy period at sea and was marked by the formal exchange of a petrol nozzle - befitting command of the Navy's largest "seagoing servo".

Command of the Navy’s largest ‘seagoing service station’, HMAS Sirius, was formally handed over from Commander Darren Grogan to Commander Michael Oborn last month.

Technical sailors race into Prodrive Racing Australia

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Pro Drive Racing Team Manager, Chris O’Toole presents the outgoing Royal Australian Navy Pro Drive Outplacement Program members; Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Samuel Devers (left); Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally (right); and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Kate Greenwood with their departing gifts from the team for their outstanding contribution to the team throughout 2015 at the Pro Drive Racing Australia Display Centre, Campbellfield, Victoria.  (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Pro Drive Racing Team Manager, Chris O’Toole presents the outgoing Royal Australian Navy Pro Drive Outplacement Program members; Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Samuel Devers (left); Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally (right); and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Kate Greenwood with their departing gifts from the team for their outstanding contribution to the team throughout 2015 at the Pro Drive Racing Australia Display Centre, Campbellfield, Victoria.

Three technical sailors arrived at the workshop of V8 Supercar Team Prodrive Racing Australia this week for the fifth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.

Once in a lifetime voyage on Ecuadorian Barque

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), MIDN Jonathan Woodward (photographer), Jude Timms (author)

The Guayas sailing in Sydney Harbour. (photo: Jude Timms)

The Guayas sailing in Sydney Harbour.

Six Royal Australian Navy junior officers embarked the Ecuadorian Navy’s sail training ship, ‘The Guayas’ for a voyage from Fremantle to Sydney recently.