||Since 1912 the Royal Navy's Interport Field Gun Competition, inspired by the exploits of a Naval Brigade during the Boer War in 1899, took place during The Royal Tournament.
For the sailors who took part in the competition it was as near to war as you can get. Unfortunately neither Royal Tournament nor Field Gun Competition have survived the march of time.
The Field Gun run has been described as trying to achieve an almost impossible task in a ridiculously short time with too few men, the toughest team sport in the world.
The Royal Navy made the sport look easy, whilst in fact each crew member was selected from the finest men. The run was the culmination of months of dedication, fitness, courage, teamwork and above all discipline