March 2013

ROYAL NAVY SENIOR XV HOPE TO REPEAT LAST YEARS VICTORY OVER CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

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The Royal Navy Senior XV are the third and final Service team to play Cambridge University this season in their annual fixture at Burnaby Road on Weds evening KO 1930. After defeats by Oxford and Esher the Navy are keen to notch up their first win of the season as they prepare for the Inter Service Championship 2013 (IS13). Head coach POAET (Owen) Salmon (RNAS Yeovilton) is looking for a committed, smart game from his players this week 'We are keen to develop our tactical game as well as building on the team plays. Cambridge will be a strong, attacking side and it will be a good opportunity for us to test ourselves in what I expect to be a high tempo game'. The Navy will be lookin...

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RN(W) TO PLAY TROJANS IN FINAL PRE INTER SERVICES GAME

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The RNW are to play Trojans at HMS Collingwood tomorrow night 6 March 2013 (kick off 1930). It will be their final pre inter services game. Trojans have always been a tough opposition, so it will be a good test for the ladies as well as allowing head coach Lt Dominic "Bali" Salisbury to see how his team are progressing. Squad LAET PAM WILLIAMS (702 NAS) AET LISA CHRISTIE (702 NAS) AET ZOE HARROP (RNAS YEOVILTON) PO ZOE BEER (RAF DIGBY) LT PAULA BENNETT-SMITH (NATO NORTHWOOD) NNS ALICE KIGHTLEY (DSHE) MA AMY RISKER (KEOGH BARRACKS) LT CHARLOTTE FREDRICKSON (COMUKMARFOR) (Capt) NAAH CAROLINE PENROSE (RNAS CULDROSE) LT CAROLINE OAKES (RNAS CULDROSE) LSTD HELEN ING (DNPERS PDT) ...

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NAVAL SERVICE REFEREES STEP-UP TO THE CHALLENGE

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On a bitterly cold Sunday morning 4 Naval Service Referees answered a late notice call from Gosport & Fareham RFC U13 section - to ensure that a Community Rugby 7-a-side tournament could go ahead. The tournament was the brainchild of LS (CIS) (Nathan) Moore (HMS Edinburgh), but due to him currently being deployed there was some initial confusion as to who was arranging the match officials. Thankfully a call to the local Service Area Secretary Mr Simon Aldridge ensured that officials were provided, and the tournament could go ahead. As a fitting conclusion to the RN Officials refereeing, congratulations must also go to US Portsmouth U13's A team who won the tournament by beating New...

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