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Super Sevens Rugby Returns As British Army And Royal Navy Compete

The Army reached the cup final in Aldershot while the Navy were knocked out of the plate in the semi-finals.

Super Sevens rugby has returned with two military teams impressing on the first day of action in Aldershot.

The Army were losing finalists in the cup competition against Samurai while the Navy reached the plate semi-finals.

In Round 2 at Newbury, the Army battled the Navy in the first ever match between the two teams in a sevens format.

The Army comfortably took the win with a 31-7 scoreline but were beaten in the quarter-finals by Samurai once again.

Speaking after the Round 1 final loss, Army team captain Staff Sergeant Ben Fulton said:ย "I think we had a really good training camp.

"It was the first run-out for the guys so we are just going to build on it.

"We got to the final against a really strong Samurai team but we will regroup and go again," he added.

On the women's side of the competitions, the Army lost in the plate final inย both of the first two rounds.

The next round of action will take place in Nottingham this weekend.