The Stonehaven Cup was originally presented to HMAS Albatross in 1929 by John Lawrence Baird, 1st Viscount Shoalhaven, GCMG, DSO, eighth Governor General of Australia, for an annual competition between Albatross units to develop teamwork, camaraderie and athleticism amongst both Defence and civilian personnel.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Physical Training Instructors at Fleet Base East, Sydney have given readers some advice on how to stay ‘ship shape’ during the Christmas and New Year holiday this year.
More than 20 crews and 100 rowers competed in the first of the four Tasmanian legs of the Navy Australian Surf Rowers League Series at Carlton Park Beach on Saturday.
In a thrilling game that went down to the last ball, Navy held their nerve to beat Army and become the first team to win both the 50-over and T20 trophies at the National Inter-Service Cricket Championships.
The Navy Cricket Team got off to a winning start against the Army Cricket Team in Canberra on Sunday morning, making a good start to the National Services T20 Championships having already won the National 50-Over Carnival last week.
One hundred and three people took part in this years Gate to Gate Fun Run event at HMAS Penguin.
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.
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.
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 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.