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International call up for Matavesi

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The Royal Navy Rugby Union is delighted to report that Sam Matavesi, one of the Senior XV team players, has been selected to represent Fiji in the Autumn 2018 Internationals against Scotland, Uruguay and France this November. Sam first came to the attention of the RNRU while he was under training at HMS Raleigh and since then he has been a regular feature on the team sheet. Sam won his first cap for the Royal Navy Rugby Union Senior XV when he came on as a replacement in the 2017 Inter Service match against the Royal Air Force at RAF Halton. A capable back row player he instantly made a positive impression and a strong run down the wing was followed by a last minute offload to team ...

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Strong showing for RNRU Under 23s

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Strong showing for RNRU Under 23s

Those who had not been to Chapel Road before were impressed at the scale and quality of the facilities.  Numerous pitches for football, hockey, rugby and other sports are clustered around an extensive club house facility serving all the sports teams.  The sun was also shining so it was set to be a good afternoon. Dorset and Wiltshire made a very quick start, going on the attack and reaching the 22 metre line before the Royal Navy team could respond.  However, respond they did, foiling the attack and gaining possession.  Passing smoothly they entered the opposition territory and lock, Scott, touched down for the first try of the match, 0 - 5.  Fly half, Rutter st...

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Senior XV Team Manager Vacancy

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The RNRU are looking for a highly motivated individual to assume the vital position of Team Manager for its Senior Team.

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Development squad helps grow the player base

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 Development squad helps grow the player base

The first match of the season for the Royal Navy Rugby Women's Development side was a great success with a mix of existing players and new recruits taking to the pitch at Burnaby Road last Wednesday to play a fun, fast-paced game of rugby against Havant Ladies. Although the final score reflected a Havant win, 15 - 26, the evening was an unqualified success for the Royal Navy Rugby Union Women.  Amongst the 7 new faces taking part in the training session and benefitting from playing a competitive game were two brand new players who had first been attracted to playing rugby at the RNRU Beach Rugby festival held on Weymouth Beach in July. Assistant Director of Rugby, Paula Bennett-Sm...

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Army v Navy 2019 - tickets on sale 14th November

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Army v Navy 2019 - tickets on sale 14th November

The Royal Navy Rugby Union are pleased to confirm that tickets for the 2019 Army v Navy match will go on sale on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at 10:00 . Tickets will be available to purchase from our website . The 2018 match sold out in just 9 hours so please aim to purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Twickenham Stadium will again play host to this fantastic match, and with the last three years producing different Championship winners (Royal Navy 2016, Army 2017, Royal Air Force 2018), the 2019 Championship is set to be an exciting battle. There are some changes to the day's order of events in comparison to recent years. Please ensure you are familiar with...

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