July 2009

Seahawk Shine at Manchester Sevens

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Manchester 7’s 10th – 13th July by LPT Jamie Caruana RNAS Culdrose entered 2 teams in this years Manchester 7’s tournament which was held at Macclesfield Rugby club. The teams were called Seahawk Islanders and the Flying Hawks. A total of 25 personnel went on the weekend. The lads left bright and early Friday morning and treated themselves to the Local Smokey Joes Hungryman breakfast; a great way to start the weekend. The coach took nearly 8 hours to get to the destination where the team set up their tents for a fantastic weekend ahead. That evening the players relaxed with a few beverages at the Festival Marquee. Saturday was the start of the tournament. Several competitio...

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LIONS RUNNERS UP IN OPENING BEACH TOURNAMENT

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NATO Lions kicked off the Italian Summer Beach Rugby circuit by taking the runners up spot at Amatori Formia Rugby club Beach Rugby on Sunday 05 Jul 09. 8 Teams from Lazio and Campania regions were split into 2 leagues, the winner of each going straight into Final play off. The weather was blissfully hot on the Blue Flag beach in Gaeta, not only did the lions have to contend with this but also finding a space on the already packed beach to soak up the ambiance prior to kick off by training in the crystal clear waters. A full squad of 10 players made the journey from Napoli, complete with family members for a fun actioned packed day. For those that have not played in a beach tourn...

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