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Hockey Masters World Cup Glory

In what has, undoubtedly, been the most memorable summer of international sport for a generation, Sqn Ldr Dave ‘Rosie’ Oatley, from HQ Air Command, spent the two weeks between the Olympics and Paralympics chasing his own sporting dream. Oatley, now […]

RAF High Wycombe Swimming Club

RAF High Wycombe Swimming club has been running since Oct 2011, with myself as OIC.  I have secured funding from the Stn Sports Fund, for the last year, for members (of all standards) to train at Risborough Springs and have […]

High Wycombe on the pull

Tug-of-War has traditionally been a sport played out in the country by farmers at village fairs or county shows… It’s not always been that way, as the sport has a great history in this country after Team GB shocked the […]



Since the age of 10 I have competed at the highest level in judo. I won my first national title when I was 11 years old and have been on the national team ever since, I am now 23… After […]



“I didn’t even know Cyprus had a rugby team”  is the immediate response most people give me when I tell them what I do in my spare time. During an assignment to Cyprus in 2007, I was lucky enough to […]


Ride to Glory

The RAF High Wycombe Saddle Club have just won the Royal Air Force Equestrian Association (RAFEA) Inter-Station League. In May, the leagues were drawn and High Wycombe were drawn against RAF Halton, RAF Northolt and RAF Coningsby.  After some negotiations […]

The Magnificent 7’s

The ‘Wycombe Wolves’ Hockey Club compete in the Akrotiri 7’s Tournament It was a small but determined band of High Wycombe hockey players that met up at Luton Airport ridiculously early on 12th October to fly out to Cyprus to […]

High Wycombe Man Selected for England Masters Hockey

2011 has proved to be an exceptional year for RAF Masters Hockey and, in particular, three of their players. Having successfully regained ownership of the Inter-Service Masters Trophy by beating both the Navy and Army convincingly in Portsmouth this year, […]

Laura’s aiming to rise above the rest.

Flight Operations Officer, Laura Baylis and her husband, Robert Baylis, Commodity Analyst, are set to represent Great Britain in the World Duathlon Championships held in Gijon, Spain, in September. Laura was born in Northampton and attended Northampton School for Girls […]

Halton/High Wycombe Cricket Club Wins RAF Cup

A long and, sometimes, rain-affected cricket season ended at Vine Lane recently when the Halton/High Wycombe CC defeated Lossiemouth in the Cup Final. Lossiemouth won the toss and sent Hal/HW into bat on what was classed as a variable and […]

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