Royal Marines Argyll Bowl Competition
The finals of the Royal Marines' Argyll Bowl competition took place today, Thu 16 Sep. The Plate final was held at CTCRM and saw 42 Cdo RM overwhelm 24 Cdo Engr Regt to win convincingly by 61 points to nil.
In the Cup Final held at Exeter Chiefs' ground at Sandy Park, 1 RIFLES won by a narrow margin, beating Cdo Log Regt RM by 5 points to nil.
Although an Army unit, 1 RIFLES is an integral part of 3 Cdo Bde and deployed on HERRICK 9 as the Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team (OMLT), mentoring the Afghan National Army in Helmand. All units that belong to 3 Cdo Bde are eligible to take part in the Argyll Bowl and 1 RIFLES reached the final last year, drawing against 42 Cdo RM.