Find Rugby Now (“FRN”) is pleased to announce its 2022 Coaches, Management and Medical Team for its Women’s Academy, Women’s Elite and Men’s Rugby 7s Teams. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the FRN Men’s 7s Team, which was started in 2012. The Women’s…
Posted in International Rugby, Rugby Coaching Tagged Crusaders, Highlanders, NZ rugby, Super Rugby Aotearoa
The 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season (branded as Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa for sponsorship reasons) was a professional club rugby union tournament organised by New Zealand Rugby featuring the 5 New Zealand Super Rugby sides. This article analyses the takeaways from the opening game where…
Posted in England Rugby, International Rugby, Rugby Coaching, Rugby Events, Rugby Referees, Rugby Tours
The 2021 Lions Tour has failed to inspire. Dubbed a “trilogy of tedium”, the rugby lacked creativity with big players running straight into each other and a demonstrated a real issue with lack of respect for refereeing which World Rugby needs to correct.
During this Covid-19 crisis many coaches were/are lying idle. However, I received an email from a parent asking me if I would do some one on one coaching, with his 11-year-old son, Jack. I knew the parent and had worked with his son’s team previously.
The introduction of adapted laws during the COVID pandemic in both rugby union and rugby league has resulted in a faster product, with increased continuity where both players and coaches can produce a more exciting game.
Key issues and risks that are currently affecting players, coaches and rugby clubs (and likely to affect in the near future) as well as a list of solutions and recommended approaches to these issues and risks.