June 2011

Royal Marines Win the Akrotiri 10s Cup 2011

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Arriving in Cyprus 5 days before the Akrotiri 10s started allowed the new and old members of the Royal Marines rugby team to acclimatisation. The first couple of days saw all 18 members getting to know each other and Akrotiri itself, with the characters highlighting themselves straight away. Wednesday was the first morning of rugby training, and everyone finally found out how much you sweat with hard work for 2 hours. After training we where back onto team building at the water park, and after breaking nearly every rule on most slides you could see the team forming into a close body of men.   Thursday started with a 2 hour training session and a lot more sweat, the afternoo...

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Navy Wing Named In Championship ‘Team of the Season’

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After a stellar season for London Welsh which included the scoring of 16 tries in 22 appearances, Navy Wing Logs (CS) (Josh) Drauniniu (HMNB Portsmouth) has been selected in the Championship ‘Team of the Season'. The XV is made up from votes cast from each of the 12 Championship clubs, with the player getting the highest number of votes in their respective position being included in the ‘All Star' team.    Josh helped London Welsh to finish forth in the Championship League which gave the London club a chance of a place in the Premiership through the play-offs. An unfortunate training accident prevented Josh from featuring in the semi-final loss to the eventual runn...

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