The Australian and Malaysian navies quite literally kicked off their maritime training exercise this week with some good-natured sporting rivalry on the soccer field, volleyball court and tug-of-war ground.
Four Scottish clans faced off last week, roaring their battle cries into the hills as points were scored, triumphs attained and new relationships forged during HMAS Stuart’s inaugural Clash of the Clans sports day in Guam.
The Royal Australian Navy is getting back in the fight for first place in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race for the first time since 2001, with a seasoned Navy crew experienced in offshore yacht racing.
Royal Australian Navy cricketers have embraced the chance to engage with community and reinforced a diversity and inclusion message with a T20 match against a local team in Melbourne.
Following a highly successful Combat System Sea Qualification Trial period HMAS Brisbane Officers and Sailors took on a very different fight along the famous streets of New York City.
After coming within minutes of walking away on top, the Australian Defence Force team was beaten by the New Zealand Defence Force in the second Pacific Military Cup rugby competition, held in Canberra from 24-26 October.
Navy’s efforts to race a team in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race have been boosted following an impressive performance in the Newcastle Bass Island Race.
HMAS Moreton personnel have taken on a bushwalking challenge to test their mental and physical resilience. The old Brisbane rail trail comprises 161km of rugged Australian bushland, often crossing though small Queensland towns, providing a challenge even for the regular bushwalker.
Taking a break from his busy maintenance schedule, Petty Officer Marine Technician Adam Crich from HMAS Arunta recently competed in a four day, 250km-long, competitive tarmac rally with team Targa West.
Forty Navy footballers pulled up their socks for the annual South Coast Sevens football tournament at Gerringong last weekend - with the Navy women’s team taking the spoils.