The Army Navy match is longest running of the various Service matches and is now the final match of each season's Inter Service tournament. The earliest recorded match between the Army and the Royal Navy was 1878 but this was limited to officers only and was played before the formation of either the Royal Navy Rugby Union or the Army Rugby Union. Both Unions formed in 1906 and the first 'capped' game was played on the 27th February 1907 at the Queen's Club with the Royal Navy winning by the narrowest of margins, 15-14. And so . . .
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