Air Force defeats Navy for Armed Forces Rugby Championship

The rugby team from the U.S. Air Force defeated the Navy team 37-8 Thursday afternoon to win the 2008 Armed Forces Rugby Championship at Fort Benning's Stewart-Watson Field.

The Air Force team finished the tournament with a perfect 5-0 record.

In the consolation match, the Army defeated the Marine Corps 44-24.

Competition began Monday and concluded today and featured teams representing the Army, Air Force Marines, navy and Coast Guard.