Like Canute, the Royal Navy must try to turn back the tide at Twickenham this weekend in the annual Babcock Trophy match. Only twice in the pro era have the Navy beaten the British Army to take the Inter-Services Championship title and on both occasions, in 2001 and 2010, Dave Pascoe was at the heart of the triumph.
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Mattie Stewart won 34 caps for Scotland but he’ll tell you that the physicality of the annual Army-Navy game matches any International.
On Saturday the two teams go hammer and tongs at Twickenham as the Army look to recapture the Babcock Trophy, which they let slip last year when Gaz Evans, the Plymouth hooker, went over in the final minutes. Evans…