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Posted on Friday 27th April

On Saturday, 28 April, the Army and Navy rugby teams will compete against one another in a battle for the Babcock Trophy.

Both teams have been training hard for months in anticipation of the big day at Twickenham. Both teams have played several warm up matches and will shortly be announcing the final team lists.

Over 100 members of the Military Wives Choir will be welcoming the Army and Navy teams onto the pitch and performing some song from their best selling album, before joining the band of the Coldstream Guards for the National Anthem. The day will be packed with rugby kicking off at 10.30 am with Army v Navy Women.

Tickets for this memorable day are still available. To join 60,000 supporters from Britain's biggest sports event on 28 April, click here.

Further Reading

Cameos of the Western Front: Salient Points Four

Only £9.99

Cameos of the Western Front: Salient Points Four

(Paperback - 160 pages)
by Ted Smith

Concentrating on the Ploegsteert and Neuve Eglise sectors in Belgium, this book features stories on such well known figures as sculptor Charles Sargent Jagger, ARA ; R Poulton Palmer and 'Tanky' Turner, great friends and rugby football captains of England and Scotland respectively; as well the discovery and eventual burial of a Lancashire Fuslier who was killed in action in 1914; the research leading to the erection in 2002 of a 'Believed to be buried'… Read more...

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