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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…


RFU Introducing New Standards for Management of Concussion Leave a comment Read more »

RFU Introducing New Standards for Management of Concussion

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is putting in place new standards relating to the management of concussion and extending the reach of its concussion education initiatives. The return to play pathway for players who have sustained a concussion is dependent on the player’s age and…


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…


Time to Stamp on Rugby's Thugs 1 Comment Read more »

Time to Stamp on Rugby’s Thugs

On Sunday I watched England’s first win in Dublin since 2003 (and only their third over Ireland in that time) from the comfort of my sofa. It certainly wasn’t a pretty game, and unlike the similarly ugly fare on offer in Paris the day before,…


FRN Guide to Rugby Kit and Gear Leave a comment Read more »

FRN Guide to Rugby Kit and Gear

Following several requests, please find a comprehensive guide to rugby kit and gear below. Where applicable, we have provided an explanation of how the kit or gear has evolved over time to become more effective for rugby player performance. We hope this serves as a…


Touch-Line Rules Leave a comment Read more »

Touch-Line Rules

This week I will be looking at the touch-line rules for when a player carrying a rugby ball goes into touch (out-of-bounds). Although this may appear to be a small aspect of the game of rugby, time and time again we see that players that…


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