Regimental News and Sport
The Army Boxing Team (ABT)
Gunner Fillingham, 29 Cdo Regt RA
British Army Boxing currently has three Gunners within its ranks. Gnr Fillingham 29 Cdo Regt RA, Gnr Thapa also 29 Cdo Regt RA & Gnr Artingstall 1 RHA.
Gnr Fillingham now the ABT team Captain boxed previous victim Martin Mcdonagh for the 64kg English Title. Gnr Fillingham won the title in all action bout between two top quality boxers. It is worth noting Martin Mcdonagh was unbeaten this season until this bout and is on the GB potential squad.
Gnr Thapa and Gnr Artingstall who were selected from the Army Development team at the start of the season have both recently made wining ABT debuts.
Gnr Artingstall announced her arrival on the ABT by beating Hatty Nylan England's no.2. Gnr Artingstall is a rising star and certainly one to watch. Gnr Thapa finally made his debut in March after a minor injury setback. Gnr Thapa won first bout against a limited but more experienced opponent.
Any RA ranks interested in boxing for the RA should contact their unit Boxing officers or the RA Team coach
WO2 Browne, 26RA-132Bty-XTp-TSM.
Gunners do ‘Exercise Snow Storm’
103rd (Lancashire Artillery Volunteers) Regiment Royal Artillery took to the snowy slopes of the Salzburger Sportwelt in Austria to partake in the RA Snowboarding Training Camp and Championship.
Capt O'Neil 19 Ragt RA, LBdr Keville 47 Regt RA
LBdr Bouqdib 26 Regt RA
3 Regt RHA - Boxing
3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery conducted an amateur boxing event on the 17th November 2016 in preparation to be selected for the team to compete against 4th Regiment Royal Artillery the following month. The regimental team coaching staff comprised of head coach Bdr Taylor assisted by WO2 Hilton, Sgt Harrison and LBdr Powell.
3 RHA would like to thank Steve and the rest of his team for taking the timeout of their busy schedule to spend the afternoon training with them.