There is always pride at stake when local teams accept the challenge to compete in one of HMAS Stirling’s monthly sports competitions.
HMA Ships Canberra, Choules and Newcastle recently battled it in a Netball Challenge at the Fleet gymnasium at Garden Island, Sydney.
Navy sent a signal to the selectors when two HMAS Stirling-based sailors represented Western Australia in the recent Australian Defence Force Netball Championships held in Darwin.
Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
A male-dominated HMAS Albatross side won the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, outdoing HMAS Penguin in the final at Alexandria in late September.
There was a colourful change to the final day of the 2013 Australian Defence Force Netball Carnival. This year the committee decided to dedicate the final day to raising money for the McGrath Foundation.
The Navy Women's Netball Team is making its final preparations to contest the Combined Services Netball Championships next week, in the hope of taking home the spoils for the second year in a row.