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About this site.
This site is run independently by Alligin Photography and the views expressed are those of Alligin Photography or article authors where given. Alligin Photography has the largest repository of fully researched data and information from throughout the full history of the Royal Navy Rugby Union. The content of this site is now restricted by subscription and users are reminded that all rights are reserved for the material that is presented throughout this website. Alligin Photography's archive is the most comprehensive in existence and we pride ourselves on our accuracy and believe we are justified in our claims that we remain the most authoritative source for "The History of Navy Rugby". If you find information which you feel falls short of this standard then please contact us and we will fully research any claims and change the data where required.
Geraint Ashton Jones, a Director of Alligin Photography, is the author of the book: Army v Navy 100 Glorious Matches.
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Principal Roles
This section provides access to all those who have been recognised by the Union through Life Membership, have been selected to captain the Union's Men or Women's side or who have been chosen for the key administrative roles within the Union.
It covers roles that are across the Union so the referee committee roles and referee Life Members are reproduced in their own section.
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Annual Awards
This section provides access to all those who have been recognised by the Union through the various annual awards presented to players and administrators from all the representative teams and also the wider game within the Union.
Many of the awards are voted upon by the players themselves whilst three of the awards are in memory of people who made a huge contribution to the Union. These are:-
Roger Sherratt for the early women's game
Brian Weeks with youth rugby
Soapy Watson an inspirational administrator.
Geraint Ashton Jones Trophy
Royal Navy Rugby Union - International Players
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Caps & Colours
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Inter Service Results
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Competitions
Royal Navy Rugby Union - Referee Society
UKAF Rugby Records (external site)
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