Topic: Rugby Union
Despite not coming away with the honours, HMAS Anzac embraced the motto 'United We Stand', with arguably the loudest and proudest supporters at the 2017 Rugby Union Inter Unit Annual Competition at TG Milner Rugby Field in Sydney on 31 March.
Past-times should never come between nations, but when rugby is on the cards, Australians and Kiwis have to take sides. Navy sides from both nations left nothing on the field in a recent fixture in Western Australia.
The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.
A trip to Thailand to play in the esteemed Bangkok International Rugby Sevens in early November was the Navy women's rugby team's first overseas tour in more than a decade.
The Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union women’s team departed Sydney this week to embark on a much anticipated overseas tour to Bangkok, Thailand.
HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart recently participated in a Rugby Union tournament in the port of Busan, the Republic of South Korea, against a local ex-pats team, the Busan Bandits. The port visit was part of Stuart's and Arunta's North East Asia Deployment 2015.
The Australian Services Rugby Union’s International Defence Rugby Competition campaign came to an abrupt but gallant end in the quarter final at Portsmouth on 19 October when the team faced the competition winners, Republic of Fiji Military Forces team.
In rugby, like many sports, receiving immediate medical care on the ground is essential to ensure players recover quickly and are able to return to the field as soon as possible.
The Australian Services Rugby Union men's team was no match for the vastly superior team from Tedworth House in a friendly game of wheelchair rugby on 2 October.
The first round pool match of the 2015 International Defence Rugby Competition between Australian Services Rugby Union and the British Army was an eagerly anticipated replay of the 2011 final. The match was played at the home of British Army Rugby Union, at the Aldershot Garrison, under fine conditions and on a lush green pitch, in front of vocal home crowd.