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Sports

The RLC places a huge importance on sport. With 27 sports supported, we have one for you.

“I place a huge premium on sport in the Army. It helps our Army win in battle and plays a vital role in welfare, morale, operational effectiveness and recovery.

Sport produces soldiers who build and lead teams by habit and reflex. It generates and maintains cohesion. It nurtures pride and that essential corollary – humility. It encourages leaders to think clearly, confidently and positively when under pressure.

And fundamentally it feeds a winning culture and ethos that
inspire hunger for success on the battlefield.”
CGS, Army Sports Awards 2014

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SPORTS WITHIN THE RLC?

We love sport and we’re good at it. Every year we are crowned Army Champions in several sports and we have elite sportsmen and women competing in: boxing, triathlon, rowing, netball, orienteering, cycling, karate, fencing, equestrian and Nordic skiing.

Did you know Dame Kelly Holmes was a Sgt in the Army and served with 17 Port & Maritime Regiment?

With 27 officially supported sports, The RLC offers unrivalled opportunities for all.

Latest Sporting Achievement

We’re always looking for new sponsors to sponsor our sports teams and competitions

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Clubs & Associations

Learn which sports The RLC supports and follow the links to see what they have been up to.

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Sports Awards

The annual RLC Sports Awards recognises sporting excellence among our officers and soldiers.

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Corps Sports Fixtures

Our events calendar lists the main Corps events including the key Corps sporting fixtures.

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“I am also still paid by the Army and will return to duty once the major events season is over. The Army and my regiment have been very supportive.”

LCpl Stephen Cox, World Cup Rower. 4 Regiment RLC

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Latest Sports News & Events

9 Regiment crowned as football champs

9 Regiment has chalked up another sporting success having being crowned as this year’s Major Units Football Champions. 12 major units entered this year’s Festival…

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15 – 16 Oct 2019 basketball

Basketball

October, 15 & 16 RLC Basketball Trials and Selection Week at South Cerney.

21 – 25 Oct 2019 basketball

Basketball

October, 21-25 The Inter Corps Basketball Championships will take place in Grantham

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