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Is the “let them play” mantra harmful to mini and youth rugby? Leave a comment Read more »

Is the “let them play” mantra harmful to mini and youth rugby?

Is the “let them play” mantra harmful to mini and youth rugby? Find out what needs to be done to avoid negative consequences resulting from the RFU’s change in rules.


Why have laws in rugby? Leave a comment Read more »

Why have laws in rugby?

After a while away from writing an article this one is a result of watching a weekend’s worth of European Cup games with a bit of a view caused by discussions on Twitter. I tend to follow a lot of rugby accounts on Twitter and…


Eastern Counties Women Inspire Leave a comment Read more »

Eastern Counties Women Inspire

A couple of seasons ago I left the club I’d started my rugby journey with. There were a number of reasons for this none of which are worth dwelling on now. After a few month’s break I was invited to be the back’s coach for…


Should Club's Close for the Season? Leave a comment Read more »

Should Club’s Close for the Season?

To close the season or not to close the season? At the playing window for rugby is drawing to a close many clubs will be looking at a closed season. Activity stops, the grass grows and the bars and club house fall silent for a…


British Lions v Blues: What Went Wrong? Leave a comment Read more »

British Lions v Blues: What Went Wrong?

Having watched the Lions v Blues game, which is the second match of the 2017 British Lions tour there are a few things which worry me about the performance of the British Lions. Firstly, the much mentioned “Warren-ball” approach seems to be the go-to approach.…


Pocock Again Calls for Rugby Ban in Schools Leave a comment Read more »

Pocock Again Calls for Rugby Ban in Schools

Once again an article in one of the UK newspapers is suggesting that rugby should be banned in schools. These types of articles seem to be wheeled out on a semi-regular basis backed by a report of Professor Pollock, which focuses on rugby as the…


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