Rugby Union

UKAF secure big win over Rugby For Heroes in thrilling try-fest

The UK Armed Forces rugby union team dominated the 2021 Remembrance fixture against Rugby For Heroes, scoring ten tries in a 62-33 victory.

It was the first fixture between the two teams since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UKAF fell behind early on, but came back to be control of the match at half-time - tries from Jarrard Hayler, Sam Hutchinson and Ryan Crowley helping them to 31-12 lead at the break.

A number of key interceptions meant UKAF ran up a big advantage but the Rugby For Heroes' ex-professional players tried to wow the crowd in Gloucester.

A stylish pass from Ryan Lamb was a highlight of the second half, but it was a dominant 62-33 win for UKAF at the final whistle.

Watch highlights of the game at the top of this page.