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Inter-Services Championship

The Inter-Services Championship has been fiercely contested by the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force since 1920.

In 1920, two years after the Royal Air Force (RAF) was formed, the 'Inter-Services Championship' was created. The Babcock Trophy was introduced in 2003 for the winners of the Inter-Services Championship, which is fiercely contested by the three Services during the months of April and May each year. The Royal Navy and the Army each play the Royal Air Force in the weeks prior to the Army v Navy Match.  

Inter Services Championship Results Table

Match result information provided by Geraint Ashton Jones

Year Championship Winner Army v navy
Scores
Army v RAF
Scores
Navy v RAF
Scores
1907 Royal Navy 15 (RN) - 14 (A) - -
1908 Royal Navy 15 (RN) - 0 (A) -

-

1909

Royal Navy

25 (RN) - 0 (A)

-

-

1910

Royal Navy

19 (RN) - 10 (A)

-

-

1911

Army

22 (A) - 13 (RN) 

-

-

1912

Royal Navy

16 (RN) - 8 (A)

-

-

1913

Royal Navy

18 (RN) - 8 (A)

-

-

1914

Royal Navy

26 (A) - 14 (RN) 

-

-

1915 - 1919

No matches played due to First World War

-

-

-

1920

Royal Navy

32 (RN) - 11 (A)

21 (A) - 9 (RAF)

12 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1921

Royal Navy

11 (RN) - 10 (A)

3 (A) - 26 (RAF)

33 (RN) - 11 (RAF)

1922

Royal Navy

7 (RN) - 3 (A)

23 (A) - 8 (RAF)

9 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1923

Royal Air Force

16 (RN) - 11 (A)

5 (A) - 13 (RAF)

0 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1924

3 way tie

5 (RN) - 19 (A)

3 (A) - 8 (RAF)

16 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1925

Tie - Army & RAF 

8 (RN) - 11 (A)

6 (A) - 6 (RA)F

0 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1926

Army

10 (RN) - 24 (A)

11 (A) - 0 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1927

Royal Navy

6 (RN) - 3 (A)

22 (A) - 0 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1928

Army

5 (RN) - 11 (A)

18 (A) - 6 (RAF)

5 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1929

Army

11 (RN) - 17 (A)

27 (A) - 0 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1930

Army

10 (RN) - 16 (A)

14 (A) - 8 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1931

Royal Navy

6 (RN) - 0 (A)

5 (A) - 16 (RAF)

16 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1932

Army

0 (RN) - 11 (A)

21 (A) - 4 (RAF)

22 (RN) - 5 (RAF)

1933

Army

0 (RN) - 19 (A)

12 (A) - 3 (RAF)

14 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1934

Army

8 (RN) - 16 (A)

14 (A) - 3 (RAF)

36 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1935

3 way tie

8 (RN) - 11 (A)

3 (A) - 6 (RAF)

13 (RN) - 8 (RAF)

1936

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1937

Army

3 (RN) - 14 (A)

29 (A) - 9 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1938

Royal Navy

10 (RN) - 9 (A)

15 (A) - 7 (RAF)

10 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1939

Royal Navy

6 (RN) - 6 (A)

3 (A) - 18 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1940-1945

No matches played due to Second World War

-

-

-

1946

Army

6 (RN) - 11 (A)

11 (A) - 6 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1947

Royal Air Force

11 (RN) - 19 (A)

0 (A) - 8 (RAF)

5 (RN) - 5 (RAF)

1948

3 way tie

9 (RN) - 8 (A)

15 (A) - 8 (RAF)

11 (RN) - 16 (RAF)

1949

Tie - Army & RAF

3 (RN) - 23 (A)

3 (A) - 3 (RAF)

0 (RN) - 11 (RAF)

1950

Army

6 (RN) - 16 (A)

11 (A) - 3 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1951

Royal Navy

11 (RN) - 0 (A)

14 (A) - 0 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 5 (RAF)

1952

Army

3 (RN) - 11 (A)

9 (A) - 6 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1953

Army

0 (RN) - 3 (A)

11 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1954

3 way tie

8 (RN) - 6 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 12 (RAF)

1955

Royal Air Force

8 (RN) - 3 (A)

6 (A) - 6 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1956

3 way tie

3 (RN) - 6 (A)

26 (A) - 9 (RAF)

11 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1957

Army

3 (RN) - 6 (A)

14 (A) - 9 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1958

Royal Air Force

14 (RN) - 0 (A)

3 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 14 (RAF)

1959

Royal Air Force

6 (RN) - 0 (A)

3 (A) - 11 (RAF)

9 (RN) - 12 (RAF)

1960

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

6 (A) - 3 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1961

Royal Navy

6 (RN) - 3 (A)

11 (A) - 19 (RAF)

9 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1962

Royal Air Force

6 (RN) - 9 (A)

14 (A) - 19 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 12 (RAF)

1963

Army

3 (RN) - 11 (A)

8 (A) - 6 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1964

Army

8 (RN) - 0 (A)

19 (A) - 6 (RAF)

5 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1965

Army

3 (RN) - 5 (A)

11 (A) - 11 (RAF)

15 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1966

Royal Navy

10 (RN) - 9 (A)

3 (A) - 12 (RAF)

11 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1967

Army

3 (RN) - 6 (A)

17 (A) - 6 (RAF)

5 (RN) - 3 (RAF)

1968

Army

6 (RN) - 9 (A)

3 (A) - 3 (RAF)

17 (RN) - 15 (RAF)

1969

Army

3 (RN) - 3 (A)

26 (A) - 21 (RAF)

5 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1970

Royal Navy

15 (RN) - 9 (A)

12 (A) - 15 (RAF)

13 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1971

Royal Air Force

11 (RN) - 9 (A)

6 (A) - 6 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 17 (RAF)

1972

Army

3 (RN) - 13 (A)

14 (A) - 6 (RAF)

18 (RN) - 4 (RAF)

1973

Royal Navy

10 (RN) - 7 (A)

19 (A) - 9 (RAF)

15 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1974

Royal Navy

25 (RN) - 3 (A)

4 (A) - 9 (RAF)

23 (RN) - 13 (RAF)

1975

3 way tie

19 (RN) - 0 (A)

41 (A) - 13 (RAF)

7 (RN) - 20 (RAF)

1976

Army

6 (RN) - 15 (A)

6 (A) - 3 (RAF)

21 (RN) - 13 (RAF)

1977

Royal Navy

16 (RN) - 0 (A)

19 (A) - 13 (RAF)

15 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1978

3 way tie

17 (RN) - 16 (A)

16 (A) - 6 (RAF)

8 (RN) - 15 (RAF)

1979

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 10 (A)

3 (A) - 10 (RAF)

6 (RN) - 23 (RAF)

1980

Army

0 (RN) - 0 (A)

26 (A) - 7 (RAF)

7 (RN) - 16 (RAF)

1981

Royal Navy

7 (RN) - 3 (A)

6 (A) - 4 (RAF)

15 (RN) - 12 (RAF)

1982

Royal Air Force

7 (RN) - 11 (A)

6 (A) - 10 (RAF)

14 (RN) - 16 (RAF)

1983

Army

9 (RN) - 10 (A)

16 (A) - 7 (RAF)

4 (RN) - 8 (RAF)

1984

3 way tie

6 (RN) - 13 (A)

9 (A) - 15 (RAF)

10 (RN) - 9 (RAF)

1985

Royal Air Force

6 (RN) - 11 (A)

12 (A) - 15 (RAF)

23 (RN) - 29 (RAF)

1986

Royal Air Force

13 (RN) - 3 (A)

13 (A) - 16 (RAF)

9 (RN) - 20 (RAF)

1987

Royal Navy

21 (RN) - 10 (A)

12 (A) - 12 (RAF)

13 (RN) - 6 (RAF)

1988

Army

3 (RN) - 35 (A)

26 (A) - 3 (RAF)

7 (RN) - 10 (RAF)

1989

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1990

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1991

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1992

3 way tie

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1993

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1994

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1995

Royal Navy

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1996

3 way tie

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1997

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1998

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

1999

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2000

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2001

Royal Navy

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2002

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2003

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2004

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2005

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2006

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2007

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2008

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2009

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2010

Royal Navy

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2011

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2012

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2013

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2014

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2015

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2016

Royal Navy

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2017

Army

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)

2018

Royal Air Force

3 (RN) - 12 (A)

16 (A) - 3 (RAF)

3 (RN) - 0 (RAF)