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Royal Navy Rugby Union Announcement

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Commander A Roger Godfrey Royal Navy The Royal Navy Rugby Union informs all members of the sad news of the recent death of Roger Godfrey.  He passed away peacefully on 28 January 2018 after a long and courageous fight against a most debilitating illness. There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for Roger at Warblington Church, Warblington, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO9 2TU at 1230 on Friday 23 February.   His wife Sue and son Nick and all the rest of Roger’s family welcome Roger's friends and colleagues to join them. Roger was capped 16 times for the Royal Navy and had the honour of captaining the team.  He still holds the record for the most capped flanker in the ...

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Current RNRU Vacancy - Finance and Governance Officer

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Navy v RAF to take place at The Twickenham Stoop in 2018!

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Navy v RAF to take place at The Twickenham Stoop in 2018!

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Dreadful conditions led to disappointing result at Grange Road

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Dreadful conditions led to disappointing result at Grange Road

The Royal Navy Rugby Union Senior XV travelled to Cambridge University RUFC on a dreary February day.  While most sensible people stayed indoors the Senior XV took about 6 hours to travel the 150 miles round the M25.  The match kicked off late and in just over an hour the referee blew his whistle - the final score was 0 - 0.     Despite the delay in their arrival, the Royal Navy Senior XV were up for the challenge.  This was their second fixture of the season; in contrast for their opponents it was the final match of the season.  The Cambridge squad included 11 'Blues' players.  Ringing the changes, Marine Pat Coy started as full back in place of ...

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Impressive victory for RN Women

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Impressive victory for RN Women

In freezing cold conditions the Royal Navy Rugby Union Women continued their season with a win against Yeovil Ladies at Royal Navy Air Station Yeovilton. Dominating the match from the beginning, the women won with an impressive score of 39 - 0. From kick off the Navy Women were in an attacking position and held Yeovil in their 22. Despite conceding an early penalty, the Yeovil throw in was not straight and the Navy attacked from the resultant scrum. Forced into touch, the Navy ripped the ball from Yeovil and after a fantastic display of passing play Abi Ashby scored the first try of the match. From the restart, the Navy again mounted a strong attack and Abi Ashby scored a second try thr...

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