Royal Marines Football Association

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The Royal Marines Football Association (RMFA), also known as the Royal Marines FA, is the governing body for association football in the Royal Marines.[1]

History

See footnote.[2]

Inter Services Championships

See footnote.[3]

Inter Regional Competition

The Inter Regional Competition – formerly called the Royal Navy Inter Command Competition – is an annual competition for the Inter Regional Cup.[4][5]

Tunney Cup

The Royal Marines Annual Football Competition began in 1928,[2] following the presentation of a challenge cup – the USMC Challenge Trophy – to the Corps of Royal Marines, from the United States Marine Corps (USMC), in the hope that the cup would be competed for by RM association football teams.[6][2] The Royal Marines named the cup the "Tunney Cup," in honor of the presenter, U.S. Navy Captain J.J. "Gene" Tunney, a former U.S. Marine and former world heavyweight boxing champion.[6][2]

Wall of Fame

The Royal Marines Football Association (RMFA) Wall of Fame was established in 1968.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Home of Royal Marines Football". Royal Marines Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  2. ^ a b c d Foster, Shaun. "A Brief History of the Royal Marines Football Association". Royal Marines Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  3. ^ "UK Armed Forces Football". Royal Air Force FA. Retrieved 2017-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Royal Navy Inter Command Competition". Royal Marines Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  5. ^ "Cups & Competitions: Inter Regional". Royal Navy Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  6. ^ a b "The USMC Challenge Trophy (The Tunney Cup)". Royal Marines Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  7. ^ "RMFA Wall of Fame". Royal Marines Football Association. Retrieved 2017-03-14. 

External links

  • Royal Marines Football Association official website


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