Topic: Sport

HMAS Cairns athletes tested to the limit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Britton (author), ABMT Nathan Bolstad (photographer)

CPO Michelle Cannon during practice before race day at the the Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival Triathlon in Julia Creek, Queensland. (photo: ABMT Nathan Bolstad)

CPO Michelle Cannon during practice before race day at the the Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival Triathlon in Julia Creek, Queensland.

Three members from HMAS Cairns have travelled the long road to Julia Creek to compete in the annual Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival Triathlon. The result - a weekend they will not soon forget.

 

Navy wheelchair athletes perform well

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), Disability Sports Australia (photographer)

The ADF Wheelchair Aussie Rules players and coach prior to a match during the 2018 National Wheelchair Aussie Rules Championships (photo: Disability Sports Australia)

The ADF Wheelchair Aussie Rules players and coach prior to a match during the 2018 National Wheelchair Aussie Rules Championships

Navy people have featured strongly in two ADF teams competing in the third annual National Wheelchair Aussie Rules Championships in Melbourne.

Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER comes to a close

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

HMA Ships Melbourne and Parramatta conduct Officer of the Watch manoeuvres in the East Australia Exercise Area at the conclusion of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

HMA Ships Melbourne and Parramatta conduct Officer of the Watch manoeuvres in the East Australia Exercise Area at the conclusion of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018.

The largest fleet training activity for 2018, Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER has come to a successful close in Jervis Bay this week.

Moreton embraces resilience development

Published on by ABML-P Caitlyn Motum (author), Unknown (photographer)

Members from HMAS Moreton enjoy a breather after a hike through Kondalilla National Park in south east Queensland. (photo: Unknown)

Members from HMAS Moreton enjoy a breather after a hike through Kondalilla National Park in south east Queensland.

Team building and resilience was the theme for Navy members from HMAS Moreton and surrounding outstations as they recently participated in a range of outdoor activities.

 

Charity golf day supports White Ribbon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Organisers and sponsors of the White Ribbon Golf Day at Cerberus Golf Club, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Organisers and sponsors of the White Ribbon Golf Day at Cerberus Golf Club, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Senior sailors at HMAS Cerberus have raised more than $5,000 for White Ribbon Australia during the annual Warrant Officer and Senior Sailors Mess charity golf day, supporting a nationwide campaign to prevent violence against women.

 

Navy golfers compete in Tasmania

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan. (photo: Department of Defence)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan.

The Naval Golf Association (NGA) recently completed a tour of Tasmania culminating in a hard fought game for the Captain Walton Drake Cup.

 

True blue values for Navy footy teams

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy Australian Football Association (RANAFA) national women's and men's teams at Ikon Park, home of the Carlton Football Club. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

The Royal Australian Navy Australian Football Association (RANAFA) national women's and men's teams at Ikon Park, home of the Carlton Football Club.

An affinity for navy blue was just one shared trait between the Royal Australian Navy Australian Football Association (RANAFA) and the Carlton Football Club as both organisations came together to share lessons.

 

Touch football brings shipmates together

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), CPL Julia Whitwell (photographer)

Ms Kristy Ward from the Defence Force Recruiting team was named Most Valuable Player in the 2018 HMAS Harman Touch Football Championships. (photo: CPL Julia Whitwell)

Ms Kristy Ward from the Defence Force Recruiting team was named Most Valuable Player in the 2018 HMAS Harman Touch Football Championships.

Teamwork and esprit de corps were common themes during the annual Touch Football Championships at HMAS Harman recently.

 

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.

 

Rich history amidst Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup 2018

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Nick Stoker (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

RANRU assistant coach, CPO Jason Harrington, MIDN Jonte Heirdsfeild and head coach WO Dave Carter. In the background is HMS Victory, the Royal Navy’s oldest commissioned warship. (photo: Department of Defence)

RANRU assistant coach, CPO Jason Harrington, MIDN Jonte Heirdsfeild and head coach WO Dave Carter. In the background is HMS Victory, the Royal Navy’s oldest commissioned warship.

The men's national Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) squad, currently touring France and the UK for the triennial Commonwealth Navies Rugby Cup (CNRC), has witnessed a number of unique milestones with the RAN's involvement this year.