Army officer from Carver Barracks commentates on Army v Navy rugby game for Sky Sports

12:07 07 May 2014

Captain Andy Sanger MBE.

Captain Andy Sanger MBE.

Archant

An Army officer based at Carver Barracks swapped the familiar surroundings of his base for a spot in a television studio last weekend.

Army v Navy rugby game 2014.Army v Navy rugby game 2014.

Captain Andy Sanger MBE got the opportunity to commentate on the annual Army v Navy rugby game for Sky Sports.

A former Army rugby player and coach himself, Cpt Sanger joined Sky Sports’ James Gemmell and former Royal Navy rugby captain Nick Bartlett in the Twickenham studio.

More than 80,000 people packed into the stadium to watch the Army defeat the Navy 30-17 – a result which pleased Cpt Sanger. The 45-year-old works as a careers management officer for 101 Engineer Regiment (EOD).

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:01

A driver who tried to lie his way out of a speeding ticket has been jailed for perjury and perverting the course of justice.

Yesterday, 14:50
A number of roads in Saffron Walden will be affected by maintenance over the coming week.

Traffic in Saffron Walden could be affected by road works over the next week.

Yesterday, 10:06
Andrew Webb enjoys the tea and coffee selection at Tea Amo on Cross Street.

You know, for a town of around 15,000 souls, Saffron Walden does rather well for places to get a cup of tea or coffee. So the other morning, I decided to do a caffeine crawl around town. What I found was there’s a place and a price to suit everyone.

Yesterday, 16:02
Crown on the Cradle, Mark Pender

Franksy says: “I’ve turned”. One of the artists opening his doors for this year’s Saffron Walden Open Studios, he was better known for years as Paul Franks, a “creative” for international advertising companies.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Saffron Walden Reporter e-edition today E-edition

Most read stories