Topic: Football (Soccer)
Australians and Indians often bond over cricket, so sport was a natural addition to the program of the recent exercise between the navies of the two nations.
HMAS Wollongong didn’t waste time getting involved with the local community when she came alongside in Honiara, Solomon Islands, recently.
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.
HMAS Success took to the field of sports diplomacy recently, playing a keenly fought game of soccer and two games of volleyball against members of the Royal Malaysian Navy during a visit to Langkawi, Malaysia.
One month into their North East Asian deployment HMA Ships Arunta and Sirius joined forces to take on the Royal Malaysian Navy in a friendly game of soccer during a port visit to Kemaman. It was a hotly contested game with both teams demonstrating a high level of competitiveness however it was the Malaysians who came out on top winning 3-1.
Last week saw the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air force and Army come together to play the final games of the annual football tournament at Manly Warringah Football Club.
It’s not everyday you get to see an international sports competition, but members of HMAS Choules are creating their own, matching up against Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) personnel from the Tarangau Naval Base, Manus Island.
Aussie sailors from patrol boat base HMAS Coonawarra have emerged victorious in a friendly soccer match against a combined United States Navy and United States Marine Corps team.
Navy's soccer players are counting the days to the 2013 Australian Defence Force Football Nationals. This year's carnival will celebrate the 20th anniversary of women's participation in ADF Football.
Petty Officer Marine Technician Ty Davis was lucky enough to meet Tim Cahill of the Socceroos at Saitama Stadium in Japan.