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Opportunities to be part of an Amazing Future for Women's Rugby in the Navy

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Opportunities to be part of an Amazing Future for Women's Rugby in the Navy

Women’s rugby union in the Royal Navy is on the up and since its creation in 1999 the squad has grown from strength to strength. With player numbers continuing to rise, despite the recent pandemic, the RNRU Women in 21/22 fielded one of its strongest sides to date which Resulted in an amazing season with some great team performances. Whilst also seeing the squad play the first every Army V Navy game on the hallowed grounds of Twickenham and the first ever tour to South Africa. This is the start of a new chapter for the squad, as they now work towards their first ever Inter Services win and a follow up tour in seasons to come.    Whilst the calibre and number of play...

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Senior Women's XV Assistant Coach Vacancy

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Royal Navy Rugby Union (RNRU) - Vacancy for Senior Women's XV Women’s Assistant Coach. The Royal Navy Rugby Union are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, passionate and committed individual, who has experience of coaching the full 15 aside game, to the RNRU(W) Coaching Team. This is a voluntary position. The individual should possess or be working towards a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rugby Union or a similar qualification. Playing experience would be highly desirable but coaching experience and philosophy is the priority. The RNRU, as well as being a part of the Royal Navy, is a Constituent Body (CB) of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and a registered chari...

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RNRU Affiliate Club are 140 not out! United Services Portsmouth Prepare for Success On and Off the Field

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RNRU Affiliate Club are 140 not out! United Services Portsmouth Prepare for Success On and Off the Field

United Services Portsmouth RFC is celebrating its 140th birthday! Whilst the RNRU was lying back and enjoying the sun in Weymouth for the beach rugby festival, United Services Portsmouth RFC was busy doing all those crucial administrative tasks that ensure they’ll be celebrating many more birthdays to come. President, Mr Jed Stone OBE, wished the club Happy Birthday while also stating that he was looking forward to the 150th party if someone else has taken up the mantle of President by then! He highlighted that for the time being the club will not appoint a Director of Rugby, because Joel Crook (Team Manager) and PO(CIS) Nathan ‘Pony’ Moore (Lead Coach) have dealt so...

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Excellent Handover for new RNRU Chair

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Excellent Handover for new RNRU Chair

The Royal Navy Rugby Union is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair. Rear Admiral Steve Moorhouse OBE took over the reins from Commodore Roger Readwin at HMS Excellent on Wednesday 6 July 2022. Steve has played rugby throughout his career, starting as an Officer Cadet at BRNC Dartmouth representing the College and then on to representing the Royal Navy in the Under 21 side. He represented the Senior Mens XV in some of the pre-IS matches and played for a number of years for Penryn while serving at Culdrose. Prior to joining the Royal Navy, he had the honour of playing and winning in the very first Daily Mail Schools Cup Final at Twickenham and was Club Captain at Birmi...

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Sharks Target Aldershot on Armed Forces Day

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Sharks Target Aldershot on Armed Forces Day

The Royal Navy Sharks head to Aldershot, the home of Army Rugby, on Armed Forces Day for the final round of the Super7s Series hoping to build on their excellent form in the previous round. The final round will see the Navy enter it with confidence after the Round 3 highs and lows which included the Navy tying with the Army, qualifying for the cup knockout stages for the first time this season but then falling to a heavy defeat to the eventual winners The 3 rd  round of the Super 7s Series took them to Stafford where they would take on some well established 7s teams and the age-old enemy: the British Army. The first leg saw the Sharks up against the Wooden Spoon Marauders, the...

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