Army v Navy for the Babcock Trophy
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Travel Advice for Army Navy on April 28
Due to engineering works there will be no London Underground District Line or London Overground service to and from Richmond Station on Saturday, April 28. The District Line will terminate at Turnham Green Station and be replaced by a shuttle bus service to Richmond Station.
The RFU will provide a shuttle bus service from Richmond station to the stadium and a return service after the match.
Shuttle buses will also run before and after the match from Hounslow station to assist spectators using the Piccadilly line. An enhanced South West mainline train service will be in operation from Waterloo and all stations to and from Richmond and Twickenham.
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Every year the Army v Navy rugby match creates as competitive an atmosphere of as any encounter at Twickenham.
Since 1878 the Army and Royal Navy have competed for service rugby supremacy, and from 1920 the battle ground has been Twickenham Stadium.
In last year's thriller, the British Army triumphed with a gutsy second half performance. They will be keen to retain their new silverware, while the Navy will be desperate to get back to their winning ways. With both teams determined to out-do each other in front of 60,000 spectators, Twickenham on 28 April 28, 2012 promises to deliver an explosion of raw passion in the battle for the Babcock Trophy.
Full details on the match can be can be found on the official Babcock Trophy Army Navy match website.