First Sea Lord taken on at squash by OC Bradley Gollaglee (left) at BRNC 29092021 Credit Dartmouth British Navy College copy.jpg
The First Sea Lord was challenged to a game of squash by Officer Cadet Bradley Gollaglee (Picture: Britannia Royal Naval College Twitter).
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Officer Cadet Takes on First Sea Lord And Wins... (At Squash!)

It's not often somebody challenges the First Sea Lord to a game of squash, but Admiral Sir Tony Radakin accepted the challenge.

First Sea Lord taken on at squash by OC Bradley Gollaglee (left) at BRNC 29092021 Credit Dartmouth British Navy College copy.jpg
The First Sea Lord was challenged to a game of squash by Officer Cadet Bradley Gollaglee (Picture: Britannia Royal Naval College Twitter).

First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin was challenged to a game of squash by an Officer Cadet – and to many people's surprise, he accepted.

It is not often somebody challenges the First Sea Lord to a game of squash, but OC Bradley Gollaglee backed up his challenge by beating Admiral Tony Radakin in a tight 3-1 game at the Britannia Royal Navy College.

In a tweet, Admiral Tony Radakin was quick to congratulate OC Gollaglee and wish him "good luck" for the rest of his training, also hinting at the reason for his loss: "Youth and skill usually wins out....!"