UKAF Count Them In – New Caps

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UKAF’s B Buinimasi and is team mates are support the Royal British Legions “Count Them In” Campaign.

 

After their match against Saracens fifteen players received their UKAF Cap from Lt Gen John Larimer DSO MBE.  The team also showed their support for the Royal British Legion’s ‘Count Them In” campaign where it is hoped that through changes in the next census a greater understanding of the Armed Forces family and their needs will be ascertained.  Further details can be found by clicking here.

 

 

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Having missed the 2015 Remembrance Match, experienced Army prop Ricky Reeves was first to receive his cap from Lt Gen John Larimer DSO MBE

 

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The Army’s James Dixon was a late replacement for the Navy’s Jon Humphrey but he contributed a penalty and a conversion during his UKAF debut and when he moved to fly half in the second half played a key role in the late UKAF rally.

 

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The Royal Navy’s most capped prop, Kyle Mason, receives his UKAF cap. Having missed out on playing when under the Combined Services banner his contribution to Service rugby was finally honoured at the highest level.

 

Ian Downsborough, the RAF's long serving lock forward, was aanother whose UKAF Cap award was popular amongst the players.
Ian Downsborough, the RAF’s long serving lock forward, was another whose UKAF Cap award was popular amongst the players.

 

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Limited time on the pitch but enough to make his mark – Sailasa Vunivesilevu

 

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Sailasa Vunivesilevu became the 38th capped player for the United Kingdom Armed Forces Rugby

 

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