Weight is everything in a Marathon

Weight is everything in a Marathon

It is always good to see a sponsor on the other side of the sporting fence! Porcher Industries’ Charlie Exton is competing in the London Marathon in clothing using the company’s newly developed lightweight blast resistant fabric. Charlie Exton, a defence specialist at...
Old war heroes remembered

Old war heroes remembered

In positively spring-like weather the battle for glory in the Infantry Football cup was played out at the military Stadium in Aldershot last Saturday. The Reserve finalists in the morning brought victory for 4 LANCS over 3 R WELSH whilst the regulars saw 1 SCOTS GDS...
The Journey To Le Mans

The Journey To Le Mans

It does not get much better if you are a petrol-head and an adrenaline-junkie! Team BRIT (British Racing Injured Troops) has been a tremendous success in utilising the medium of motorsport to provide this sort of ‘fix’ for injured troops and others on their path to...
Infantry Sports Awards

Infantry Sports Awards

Three longtime Team Army members Qioptiq, Driver Hire and Revision are all keen sponsors of Infantry Sport. Infantry Sport is extremely grateful for their loyal support which has funded the sporting endeavours of hundreds of Infantry soldiers this year.  On Tuesday...
A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races

Having escaped the ravages of the recent winter onslaught it was positively Spring-like for the annual pilgrimage to Sandown Park and the Grand Military on the 9th Mar. What a fabulous day this always turns out to be and leading up to the following week’s Cheltenham...
Galloping on the Plain

Galloping on the Plain

Although not threatened with the Beast from the East, it was hardly a warm balmy day on Salisbury Plain as the horses and riders again formed up for the annual Point to Point racing at Larkhill on 18th February.  However, it was warm enough and the racing this year...