Navy

Royal Navy's Rugby Stars In Action In Leeds

The Royal Navy have been in action on the rugby pitch as part of the annual 'State of Origin' tournament in Leeds. The military match, which...

The Royal Navy have been in action on the rugby pitch as part of the annual 'State of Origin' tournament in Leeds.
 
The military match, which saw the best Navy rugby players from the east of the country take on those from the west, was a curtain-raiser for Leeds Rhino's Super League game against Salford Red Devils. 
 
The city has a long and proud connection to the Navy, as the adopted city of the now-decommissioned HMS Ark Royal.