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The Babcock Trophy: Army v Navy

Twickenham Stadium

07 May 2011 (15:00)

Action from a previous year's Army Navy game at Twickenham

Photo: Getty Images

The six month build up of adrenalin will detonate before 60,000 partisans at Twickenham on May 7, 2011, as both teams square up to contest the Babock Trophy. Glory or ignominy – there can be no half measures.

This year the Army will be in the unusual position of trying to wrestle back the trophy won by the Royal Navy in the final minutes of a titanic encounter in 2010. It had surely been the Nelsonian touch that turned the game from what looked to be a certain Army win into ‘anyone’s game’ with twenty minutes remaining.

The Navy led by skipper Dave Pascoe took advantage and kicked the points that edged the Navy back into the game, before rallying shattered bodies for one final heave, which saw Gareth Evans, the Navy tight head prop, crash over for a match winning try in the final minutes of the match.

Full details on the match can be can be found on the official Babcock Trophy Army Navy match website.

Get Tickets for the Babcock Trophy (subject to availability)
Ticket Prices Adults £18 and £20. Concessions £10. View the Babcock Trophy Army v Navy stadium pricing layout (PDF 136kB)
Online Visit Ticketmaster online to book
By phone Call Ticketmaster on 0844 847 2492
Download a booking form Army v Navy 2011 booking form (PDF 1.1MB) NB: Booking form must be printed and signed before returning to the RFU Ticket Office
Groups of 10+ There are no group discounts available, but if you would like a group of 10+ to be seated together, please contact England Rugby Groups by emailing or calling 0871 222 2017 and selecting option 6
Easy Access & Wheelchair Access For full details and booking forms please visit our dedicated Disabled Facilities section
Executive Boxes Available at £170 + VAT per person. Please visit the match by match executive boxes page for further details
Car Parking Parking can be booked online through the RFU eTicketing site, or by downloading a booking form from our Parking section


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