Personnel at Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus recently formed a formal Martial Arts Club and commenced the delivery of endorsed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training as part of the base’s sports program.
Everything that is old is new again, or perhaps ancient in the case of some exercise regimes being undertaken by Navy people in Western Australia.
Navy members of the Australian Defence Force team set fast times during the Ironman Australia Triathlon at Port Macquarie on 7 May.
The Navy men’s and women’s rugby union teams left nothing to chance in their bid to break Army’s unbeaten run at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Championships at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane recently.
An Australian sailor has won two medals at the seventh annual Marine Corps Trials, joining hundreds of wounded, injured and ill US marines and current and former military personnel from across the globe.
One of Navy's leading triathletes, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Joel MacAllister, of HMAS Stirling, was fastest sailor across the line in the Military Division in Ironman New Zealand at Taupo in early March.
Playing against traditional rivals the Australian Combined Emergency Services, in front of an estimated 12,000 people, the Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules All-Stars men’s team has won the Anzac Challenge trophy for the fourth consecutive year.
Navy Old Salts turned out against the ACT Vets on 8 April, for a not so torrid 'Golden Oldies' rugby game as a curtain raiser to the Brumbies v Reds Super Rugby Fixture in Canberra.
Although conditions were far from ideal for the Interservice Surfing Championships held at Ulladulla at the end of March, Navy surfers performed exceptionally well.