February 2013

ESHER CONTINUE SUCCESS OVER THE ROYAL NAVY

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On a bitterly cold night, the second game of the season saw the RN Senior XV travel to Esher and take another step forward towards the Inter Service 2013 Championship with a committed, skilful and high tempo game in SW London.  With only 4 players who had started starting against Oxford, DoR Cdr Andy Kellett, made his intentions clear ‘It is important we give the full squad game time as early as possible, that both helps me and the coaching team see combinations, players playing at  higher level than they are used to and will need to be comfortable with as well as building strength in depth across key areas' The game started at a relentless tempo and continued for...

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PORTSMOUTH COMMAND NAME SQUAD TO FACE THE NAC

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Portsmouth Command face another tough encounter tonight as they travel to Ivel RFC to face the unbeaten Naval Air Command. However, with the NAC providing 8 players for tonight' RN Senior XV game at Esher, fortunes my favour the ‘Pompy' Command. KO tonight at Ivel RFC in Yeovil (Post code BA22 9TR) is 7pm. 1 LET Jones HMS Sultan 2 LET John HMS Sultan 3 LET Couzens HMS Sultan 4 AET Wakefield HMS Sultan 5 AET Harmer HMS Sultan 6 AB Morton HMS Nelson/HMNB Ports 7 ET Hewings HMS Sultan 8 ET Beckley ...

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ROYAL NAVY SENIOR XV NAMES SQUAD TO FACE ESHER RFC

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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The RN Senior XV take on Esher in the second game of the 2013 campaign and DoR, Cdr (Andy) Kellett, has rung in the changes, 'It is important we get all the players involved with the squad some game time as early as possible so that they can be exposed to this level of rugby. The fixture against Esher will give the selected players the opportunity to perform at this level'. Esher always provided stern opposition for the Royal Navy early in part of the season and the RNRU have not beaten the National 1 side in recent years.  Head Coach POAET Owen Salmon will be...

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INTER COMMAND ROUND 4

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This afternoon and evening will see Round 4 of the 2013 Royal Navy Inter Command Competition.  First up are the Royal Marines who welcome Scotland Command to CTCRM, Lympstone (Post code EX8 5AR) KO 3pm. The Royals will be looking to add another victory to improve there league standings after overcoming Portsmouth Command last week in atrocious conditions in Portsmouth.   Then this evening the ‘Inverdale Trophy' holders the Naval Air Command will hope to continue there winning ways when they host Portsmouth Command. The game has been moved from the NAC home ground of RNAS Yeovilton to Ivel RFC in Yeovil (Post code BA22 9TR) with a KO 7pm.  NAVAL AIR COMMAND SQU...

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Combined Services DOR names final members of support team

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COMBINED SERVICES DoR LT CDR ‘Doc' COX NAMES THE FINALS MEMBERS OF HIS COACHING AND SUPPORT TEAM With the Representative Teams now forming up on the road to the Inter Services, the RN staff within the CS U23 set-up has been formalised. Following a successful U23 season I would like to welcome on-board the following critical members to both the coaching and support team. It is hoped that these appointments  will assist the CS U23's prepare for Army v Royal Navy ‘Curtain Raiser' against Oxbridge at Twickenham on Sat 27 Apr. WO ‘Billy' May (Assistant CS U23 Director of Rugby). Billy brings a wealth of experience as a former head coach of the Senior XV as well as coa...

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