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The RLC Bari Cup – Hockey Competition

The RLC Bari Cup Hockey Competition concluded last week with the following results:
· Winner of the Bari Cup ‘ 17 Port & Maritime Regt· Winner of the Kirby Bowl ‘ 9 Regt

· Winner of the Festival Shield ‘ 3 Regt

· Winner of the Veteran’s Stick for competiveness ‘ 4 Regt

Nearly 100 players from across the Corps competed, including Reserves, forming two pools of six teams, each team comprising of 6-10 squad members, male and female.

Background planning was led by Capt J Gates (currently assigned to 3XX) with resource (works party and equipment) kindly provided by 9 Regt.

President of RLC Hockey, Brig Hutchings, was in attendance on Day 1 of the competition and Chairman RLC Hockey, Col Donoghue, was on hand to congratulate all the players at the end of the competition on Day 2.

Next: We are planning for the milestone 75th Anniversary of the Bari Cup competition in 2017 and hoping to align this event with the Corps Open Day on 8 Jul 17.

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The Royal Logistic Corps

RHQ The RLC is delighted to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously appointed Major (Retd) Harry Lomas MBE BEM FIH as the Honorary Colonel of 167 Catering Support Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, with effect 1st March 2021. Throughout his career, Colonel Harry has worked as venue manager at the 2012 Olympics, Executive Head Chef at the Grove Hotel and also as Head of Culinary with Delaware North at Wembley Stadium. Welcoming the Honorary Colonel to the Regiment via a video call, the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Jo Young said: “With his background, experience and passion for catering, Colonel Harry will be a superb ambassador and role model for both the new recruits coming in, as well as the more senior members of the Regiment. He has a depth of military and civilian catering knowledge and a remarkable network within the culinary industry which he plans to mobilise to the benefit of the Army Reserve Chef. We are looking forward to working with Colonel Harry to reinforce the unique position of the British Army’s only Regiment of Chefs”.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to RLC soldier LCpl Stu Elvin of the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Bassingbourn Barracks, who has received two bronze medals at the World Rowing Indoor Championships 2021. LCpl Elvin has represented the Army in rowing for a number of years. Having individually qualified at the British Championships for the Men's (age 30-39) 500m to race at the World Championships, he was also selected to represent the Armed Forces in the Men's Team race. The races took place on 23 Feb 21, where LCpl achieved third place in his individual race and an hour later, he received another bronze medal as he played an integral part of the Armed Forces Men's Team. His commitment and success in rowing is nothing short of impressive with his ability to balance work, training and family life along with the ongoing restrictions of COVID-19. Competing in any sport at this level requires a unique strength and determination – something which the LCpl displays in abundance, putting in hours of solitary training, where he has had to use his mental resilience to push himself further than most would. ... See MoreSee Less