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Silent Sundays: Not the Solution for Bad Behaviour in Youth Rugby Leave a comment Read more »

Silent Sundays: Not the Solution for Bad Behaviour in Youth Rugby

I’m a bit at a loss this morning. I’ve just read an article about Silent Sundays. If you have not heard about it, Silent Sundays is a new initiative to be put in place in Yorkshire starting 1 February in which fans and coaches have…


Rugby Community Must Take Advantage of Rugby World Cup Leave a comment Read more »

Rugby Community Must Take Advantage of Rugby World Cup

So this is the year England host the Rugby World Cup. That thought takes me back to a Sunday morning on the 23rd November 2003, not the day before, not the performance from an England team who had planned that game in so much detail,…


Colts Rugby: Where have all the players gone? 2 Comments Read more »

Colts Rugby: Where have all the players gone?

Having done a few years of coaching at my rugby club I have decided to take a bit of a break this year and focus on the role of Chairman, which has included watching quite a lot of rugby matches on Saturdays and Sundays. Ok,…


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Reflections on a Good Weekend of Rugby

I’m sat on the sofa on Sunday night reflecting on the weekend’s rugby and thought it was worth sharing a view or two of how things went. Saturday was a slightly disjointed day for my club side, both our senior sides were at home in…


How to Get Your Rugby Team to "Click"? Leave a comment Read more »

How to Get Your Rugby Team to “Click”?

Yesterday morning at the rugby club I was talking with the father of one of our youth players about the match he had just watched and he used the phrase “that was a great performance, everything just clicked”. This made me think. Had everything just…


New Scrum Laws: A Bit of a Farce? Leave a comment Read more »

New Scrum Laws: A Bit of a Farce?

  Is crouch-bind-set the start of the end of the game for all sizes? New scrum laws this season have, in my opinion, seen this area of the game turn into a bit of a farce. In many games that I have watched, both on…


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