October 30, 2018 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.
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.
Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment.
More than 50 people from HMA Ships
Success and Anzac have joined members of the Philippine Navy Education and Training Command for a Goodwill Sports Day.
The Australian Team at the opening ceremony.
Australian Defence Force personnel were warriors for a week when they recently competed at an international sporting event in America’s windy city.
Australian Navy sailor ABCTL Jadine Adams shoots a basket during the ACT/Wagga Defence Interservice basketball Competition grand final game at ADFA from July 29-30.
Australian Defence Force personnel were inspired to reach great heights competing in the ACT/Wagga Defence Interservice Basketball Competition at the Australian Defence Force Academy in late July.
Able Seaman Electronic Warefare Jakeb Morrison, dribbles the ball down the court during the final game of HMAS Watson vs Army held at the All Sort Fitness and Wellbeing Centre, Alexandria, Sydney.
A rampaging HMAS
Watson basketball side took out Navy’s east-coast basketball competition for the first time in competition history on 12 July; a victory made sweeter by their clean-sweep.
Petty Officer Ian McCracken of Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines practices his swimming technique during the 2017 Invictus Games training squad camp in Canberra on 13 March.
Two sailors will be among the 43 athletes to represent Australia when the team competes in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto in late September.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lara Pilton runs with the ball during the Australian Defence Force Basketball Association National Championships grand final match between combined Service teams from NSW and QLD last month. The sport's focus will now move to Tasmania for a friendly tournament highlighting the skills of Defence players.
The Australian Defence Force men's and women's basketball teams are in Tasmania this weekend for a friendly competition and to spread the word on the various careers available in the Australian Defence Force.
NSW Defence Basketball team meet the Sydney Kings at the Sydney entertainment Centre.
Representatives from the New South Wales combined basketball team received some inspiration from Sydney Kings' assistant coach Ben Knight in mid November.