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Impact of Rugby 7s on North America 1 Comment Read more »

Impact of Rugby 7s on North America

What exciting times are emerging in rugby right now – coming off a World Cup year well hosted by New Zealand and as the London Summer Olyumpics approach, the rugby world is looking forward to the appearance of rugby in the Olympics in 2016. As…


"This is not soccer" 7 Comments Read more »

“This is not soccer”

Owens: ‘This is not soccer’   Yesterday I took my son DB Jr, aged 7, to a friend’s birthday party at an indoor sports facility that caters for both football and rugby (league, this being Huddersfield where the sport was born). The friend is an…


Doing the Basics: Train Like You Play 2 Comments Read more »

Doing the Basics: Train Like You Play

There are a few basics in rugby, which players and teams must always get right – whether they are an international or a local amateur club side. Now, I may be harsh, but I think getting any of these wrong is simply inexcusable. Kick-Off. The…


The Rules to Rugby According to Lynx Leave a comment Read more »

The Rules to Rugby According to Lynx

Don’t be fooled by the reassuring 1950s public service announcement style voiceover: this video teaches you very little about rugby and a lot more about how some people perceive women’s rugby. This video, which purports to explain the laws (laws not rules, Lynx!) of rugby…


Why (More) Women Should Play Rugby Read more »

Why (More) Women Should Play Rugby

England won the 6 Nations Grand Slam last weekend after beating Ireland 23-6. Think you read that wrong? That’s because I’m talking about the women’s game. In fact the women’s team have won the tournament every year for the last seven years. England has the…


Does Size Matter? Leave a comment Read more »

Does Size Matter?

The Wales “scary” back line (according to Jamie Roberts himself) with George North, Alex Cuthbert, Jamie Roberts and Mike Phillips all well over six foot and three of those players being over 16st, has received a lot of press attention in this year’s 6 Nations.…


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