Section: Sport

Petty Officer Aircrewman successfully defends Australian national fishing title

Published on by LEUT Michael Grant (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi. (photo: Department of Defence)

POA Liam Carruthers holding up the winning barramundi.

Petty Officer Liam Carruthers, a qualified Aircrewman Instructor at 725 Squadron has successfully defended his title in the 2018 Australian Fishing Championships (AFC) held in Mackay, Queensland.

Launceston edges out Philippine Navy in sports competition

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tobias Phelps (author), LCDR James Brewster (photographer), LEUT Justin Mellross (photographer)

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests. (photo: )

Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests.

HMAS Launceston and members of the Philippine Navy’s Western Command have enjoyed a sports day to celebrating the fifth PN-RAN Combined Maritime Training Activity.

Invictus opening accompanied by the best of ADF music

Published on by LEUT David Coit (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

LCDR Steven Stanke (seated, centre) may have operated in the shadow of Prince Harry, but he played an important role in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony. (photo: Department of Defence)

LCDR Steven Stanke (seated, centre) may have operated in the shadow of Prince Harry, but he played an important role in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Opening Ceremony.

The Royal Australian Navy Band has played a significant role in the opening ceremony of the fourth Invictus Games.

Underdogs do Cerberus proud

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author)

The HMAS Cerberus 'Doggies' celebrate winning the Southern Football and Netball League Division Four Grand Final at Keysborough Reserve in Victoria. (photo: Unknown)

The HMAS Cerberus 'Doggies' celebrate winning the Southern Football and Netball League Division Four Grand Final at Keysborough Reserve in Victoria.

The HMAS Cerberus AFL team - dubbed the ‘Doggies’ - have stormed their way through the second half of the Southern football and netball league season to take out their first senior division premiership since 1958.

Sailor displays resilience and courage to achieve a goal

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Australian Invictus Games team member, Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (left), passes the ball during a wheelchair rugby exhibition match against the WA Enforcers, in Perth WA. (photo: LS Jayson Tufrey)

Australian Invictus Games team member, Able Seaman Marine Technician Mark Daniels (left), passes the ball during a wheelchair rugby exhibition match against the WA Enforcers, in Perth WA.

A Navy member who suffered an amputation as a result of a motorcycle accident has overcome serious challenges to remain active, both professionally and in his down time.

Navy golfers compete on international stage

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

CMDR Tracey Elliott prepares to do battle at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales. (photo: Department of Defence)

CMDR Tracey Elliott prepares to do battle at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales.

Navy golfers have led the challenge for the Clyde Pearce Cup, which brings together injured and ill service men and women fighting back through sport.

HMAS Moreton’s Brisbane Rail Trail adventure

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Team Moreton celebrates after completing their nearly 20km trek through the Brisbane Rail Trail.

Qualities of teamwork and resilience were tested for personnel from HMAS Moreton as they departed the quaint village of Linville, several hours north west of Brisbane.

Team Navy revs up with champions of Speedway

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Driver Veronica McCann stands next to the Team Navy Red Hot Racing late model race car during the teams visit to Fleet Base West on HMAS Stirling.

Personnel from HMAS Stirling don't usually undertake work to the sounds of revving engines - but on 3 October, to assist with Team Navy's support to the 2019 season, personnel were invited to attend the launch.

Navy co-hosts successful South Coast Sevens Tournament

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), Victoria Hancock-Ford (photographer)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong. (photo: Victoria Hancock-Ford)

The Navy Women’s Team at the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong.

Forty Navy footballers and coaches participated in the South Coast Sevens Football Tournament in Gerringong last weekend, with the Navy Football Federation (Navy FFA) co-hosting the 7-a-side competition in partnership with the Gerringong Breakers Football Club.

Despite the scoreboard, success for Navy in rugby fundraiser

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Welling-Burtenshaw (author)

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence. (photo: )

SBLT Jerome Dillon-Baker, 808 SQN, steels himself to take on the Many Marlin defence.

Last weekend close to a thousand eager rugby fans stepped into the Sydney sunshine to watch the inaugural match between the men’s Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union (RANRU) and the Manly Marlins.