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Wales set a bad example for grassroots rugby

I would like to take a moment to discuss how Wales has set the recruitment of young players to rugby back a few years on Friday night. The Wales v England match which kicked off the 6 Nations on Friday evening (6 February 2015) had…


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SILENT SUNDAYS–A view from inside the tent

The furore (too strong a word? Kerfuffle might be better) over the #SilentSundays experiment run by my local governing body Yorkshire Rugby Football Union (YRFU) over the last two weekends of Age Grade rugby was something of a surprise – and yet, knowing rugby folk…


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…


Leicester Tigers Announce FREE Rugby Camps for Girls Leave a comment Read more »

Leicester Tigers Announce FREE Rugby Camps for Girls

The Leicester Tigers have announced that they will be offering FREE rugby camps for year 9 and 10 girls (U15 girls). The FREE camps will be 2 days long and will be held at Market Harborough RUFC and Melton Mowbray RFC during the February half…


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,…


Beware of Rugby “Shanter” Read more »

Beware of Rugby “Shanter”

Those of you that have played rugby on more than a few occasions will definitely have (knowingly or unknowingly) encountered “shanter”. “Shanter” comes from the combination of the words “banter”, which is a witty exchange of back and forth humorous remarks meant to be amusing,…


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