March 2006

Peregrine Trophy Photographic Competition

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Sports Award won by LA (Phot) Darby Allen with this brilliant image taken on a miserable night - Wednesday 7 December 2005 during The Royal Navy Rugby Union Cup Final at HMS Temeraire

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Royal Navy Clip Air Force Wings

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The opening matches of this years Inter Services Rugby Union Championships produced three hard fought and passionate encounters. First to the plate were the RN Veterans who after a final nail biting 10 minutes of deadlock were pipped at the post 24:23 by the RAF Vultures. Next up were the RN Women who performed valiantly with a great display of quality rugby to retain the trophy they won last year - after trailing for most of the game they scored 2 very well worked team tries in the last ten minutes to come out well deserved winners 13:5. In The final game the Senior XV rattled up 2 cracking tries in the first 20 minutes and notwithstanding the onset of heavy rain were sufficiently ...

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ROYAL NAVY BEAT IRISH DEFENCE FORCE - RN 23 – IDF 16

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LANCASTER LIONS ROAR TO VICTOIRE -

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The Lancaster Lions kicked off their Agapanthe 06 deployment with a resounding victory over FS Charles de Gaulle in their own back yard. Both teams met on a balmy winter's day in Toulon where excitement, during a Six Nations campaign, was high on both sides. Both sides managed to field an impressive squad of 20 players in what proved to be a high tempo yet good natured match. A tense first half saw little action to trouble the scorers until Lancaster went ahead thanks to a try from LPT 'Richie' Way who used superior speed to outsprint the French cordon. Way failed to convert claiming he had left his kicking boots back in the UK. The French rallied for the remainder of the first period...

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FRENCH NAVY TRIUMPH IN BABCOCK TROPHY

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ROYAL NAVY 21 - MARINE NATIONALE 26 Click here for the Match report

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