November 2012

New Director of Community Rugby Elected

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Lt (Chris) Roberts RN has had a long affiliation with the Royal Navy Rugby Union and was recently the Tour Manger of the successful Royal Navy Commonwealth Cup winning squad. Chris will take over from Lt (Glen) Miller RN who will be leaving the RN in the New Year.   

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NAVY WIN IN THE FINAL MINUTES

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HMS Nelson Volunteer Band welcomed the teams to the pitch in Portsmouth this evening in Round 1 of the 2012 U23 Inter Service Championship.  As former RAF player Nicki O'Donnell in the middle tonight started the game it was always going to be an interesting affair. The greasy ball caused the Navy some difficulties as they knocked-on from the kick off. However, it was clear from the outset that the Navy had the edge in the set piece.   Skipper AB (WS) (Tom) Davies (HMS Illustrious) let his opposite number know early that this was going to be a night ‘big hits'. The Navy showed early that they had the pace outside which was see  from a set piece when Mne (Mo) ...

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DATES FOR THE RNRU 2013 INTER COMMAND INVERDALE TROPHY

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OFFICIAL DATES FOR THE ROYAL NAVY RUGBY UNION 2013 INTER COMMAND (INVERDALE TROPHY) Over the past 12 months and in line with the Rugby Football Union's 6 Key Drivers: 1.  Retaining & Developing Players 2.  Recruiting New Players 3.  Recruiting & Retaining High Quality coaches, Volunteers & Referees 4.  Effective & Efficient Facilities 5.  Effective & Efficient Management and Governance 6.  Integration with the Local Community The Royal Navy Rugby Union (RNRU) has been focussing on the development of the community game. As a result, the Inter Command competition has been identified as an opportunity to encourage more Servicemen ...

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United Services RFC Receive the RFU Club Accreditation Award

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Recently United Services Portsmouth received the prestigious RFU Club Accreditation Award for all levels Senior' s, Junior's and Women. The award has been set up to provide a framework to help clubs become stronger, more effective, and more efficient and more enjoyable places to play rugby union. It assesses the club on areas such as retaining and developing players, recruiting and keeping new players, high-quality coaches, volunteers and referees, effective facilities, management and integration with the local community. US Portsmouth Club gave special thanks to CPO (Ady) Cherrington (HMS Temeraire) those work closely with the club to gain this special award. The club also thanks th...

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United Services Youth Experience Twickenham England v Fiji Saturday 10th Nov

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The United Service Portsmouth Rugby Club, mini, midi and youth sections took 4 coach loads of players, coaches, referees and parents to Twickenham for the England v Fiji match. This was the clubs way of saying ‘thank you' for the hard work and commitment they all put into the club every year. 101 players from 7 to 16 years of age where paid for by the club as were nearly 25 coaches and referees. Their numbers were added to by over 55 parents who paid to come along making this a fantastic club day out, that really captured the spirit of community rugby. For many this was the first time they had been to Twickenham or even  to see a professional game and the enjoyment was obvio...

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