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Royal Marines throw down the sporting gauntlet to their US counterparts

256 Royal Marine commandos deployed to Virginia on a sports tour that will see the green berets take on their United States Marine Corps (USMC) counterparts in 16 different sports, all along the Eastern Seaboard of the USA. This eagerly-awaited competition has been the brainchild of Major Paul Curry RM, who has spent an entire year planning the games along with his assistant, WO2 Chris Richards, with the backing of both Commandant Generals on each side of the Pond. Now the competition has begun, and will run for the next two weeks – with the competition conducted in a hard fought, but friendly, rivalry, encapsulating the spirit of both competing nations. The sporting schedule began with cricket (is this entirely fair on the Americans, we wonder…?), followed by rugby union, hockey and football sides that took place over the weekend. There are several ‘blue riband’ events th...

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