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UK Armed Forces rugby league team in big President's Cup win over GB Police

WATCH: Highlights of UKAF's big win against GB Police.

The UK Armed Forces men's rugby league team have made a dominant start to their 2023 President's Cup with a win against Great Britain Police in Castleford.

RAF star Jiute Tupua scored a hat-trick as UKAF romped to a 50-4 win in their first match of the tournament.

The military team are the current holders of the trophy and sent a message to their rivals with a nine-try performance.

UKAF got off to a great start as the Army's Jake Boardman went over for a converted try and was quickly followed by Tupua's first score of the match.

His second and Liam Bradley's well-taken try had the forces side 22 points ahead before GB Police got on the scoreboard through Ryan Pickles.

The second half saw Tupua complete his hat-trick, Matty Gaskell score twice and Jack Ray and Jack Bartlett add to UKAF's score.

A 46-point advantage resulted in one of UKAF's most emphatic in their history as they look to retain their trophy.

UKAF have fixtures against GB Teachers and England Universities still to come in the tournament.

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