18 Things That Inevitably Happen When You Play Rugby

As a rugby player there will be certain moments that you inevitably go through, whether you’ve been playing for 6 months or sixty years…

1.Having to explain injuries to your manager on Monday morning’s

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2.No matter how ‘big’ you are you end up wearing a shirt that’s way too tight

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3.Your mum will express concerns about how ‘dangerous’ rugby is

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4.Someone (probably a footballer) will say ‘isn’t it just a load of blokes running into each other’

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5.At some stage you’ll want to smack a scrum half

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6.You’ll find new levels of flexibility when you get stuck at the bottom of the ruck

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7.The Friday night ‘dilemma’ of whether or not to have a drink the night before a game

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8.At least once a season a guy twice your size will start running straight down your channel

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9.You spend hours finding an excuse as to why you can’t make training this week

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10.Arranging lifts to away games inevitably results in someone being left behind

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11.Despite having only 9 players last week, somehow this time you have 30

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12.You’ll watch on in disbelief as your captain points to the posts when you know you should kick to the corner

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13.You spend hours trying to get a little bit of hot water in the showers after a game

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14.You will have to spend hours explaining the rules to friends who still won’t understand

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15.The thought of even moving the day after a game hurts like hell

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16.Reminiscing about a try from your days in the youth team is inevitable after a few drinks

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17.You regularly find yourself questioning your sanity when pinned at the bottom of a ruck…

18….and yet youdownload deep down you know that you wouldn’t give it up for the world!

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  1. Paul John Blackhurst Jnr

    number 19, some dumb bugger always says rules instead of Laws……. Oh better re check number 14.

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