July 2012

Service of Thanksgiving in Honor Terry Le Manquais

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TERRY LE MANQUAIS Terry was much loved & respected for many things not least his massive involvement with TEMERAIRE, the PT Branch and Navy & US rugby. He will be greatly missed. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held in his honour at 10.45 am on Friday 27th July at Wessex Vale Crematorium, West End (SO30 2HL). Please wear a splash of colour. Family flowers only, but donations can be made to the Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity ( http://www.cmhcharity.org.uk/how-you-can-help/make-a-donation ).

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Funeral of Commander Terry Le Manquais RN (Rtd)

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Commander Terry Le Manquais passed away on Saturday 14 July The funeral will take place at Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane, Hedge End, Southampton (Junction 7 off M27) Friday 27 July 2012 Time 1045

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The RNRU Mourns the Passing of Commander Terry Le Manquais Royal Navy

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Commander Terry Le Manquais Royal Navy It was sad to hear the news that Cdr Terry Le Manquais, a life member of the Royal Navy Rugby Union had sadly passed away. Terry was a former Chairman of US Portsmouth, taking the reigns from fellow RNRU Life Member Jeff Blackett in 1993. By then he was well versed in the requirements and tribulations of chairing rugby organisations as he had chaired the embryonic Navy Rugby U21 team through some troubled formative years.   His calm, and often unseen, hand on the tiller ensured that age grade rugby in the Naval Service was kept alive during the difficult period that saw the demise of U19 rugby and also the need for the RNRU to withdraw from ...

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RNRU 3 Peaks Challenge

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‘Ain't No Mountain High Enough?" By Geraint Ashton Jones Sometimes the hardest part of a challenge is the least expected.  When Lt Cdr ‘Doc' Cox and Lt Ed Moss-Ward first suggested the 24-hour three peak challenge, to raise money for the charities supporting former U23 player Mne Aaron Moon, a certain amount of pain was expected.  Screaming calves from the three ascents, painful toes and lower quads from the descents even the stiff back from long distance travelling in a mini bus was anticipated and prepared for.  However as the history of warfare has repeatedly shown; it is not physical torture that will break a man but emotional torture.  What wa...

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RNRU Reports the Passing of Life Member Terry Manquais

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It is with great sadness that the RNRU has to report the passing of one of its most respected Life Members,Mr Terry Le Manquais   after a long illness. The Unions thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.

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