14 Things All Rugby Players Will Relate To

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Whether you’re a first team star, or kicking around in the fourths, it’s likely you’ll be able to relate to all fourteen of these…

1.Getting up early every Saturday morning and losing that sweet, sweet lie in

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2.Worrying about whether your studs will get picked up on during boot inspections

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3.The sinking feeling of having your coach asking you to play in a completely new position

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4.Realising that your opposite number is HUGE…

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5….AND fast

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6.Trying to figure out just how far ten metres is when a penalty is given…

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7….then trying to get the referees attention to make sure you have retreated far enough…

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8….then trying to avoid the referees attention whilst stealing back a couple of metres

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9.Dealing with having to let the opposition run past you without challenging because you’re offside

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10.Having to rapidly switch sides at re-starts when the opposition kicker does a quick switch

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11.Pulling off an off-load that not even you thought yourself capable of

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12.Waiting to catch a high ball thinking “please God, don’t let me screw this up”

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13.When the ball catches the end of your finger on a cold wet day

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14.Having to pretend that the rib crushing tackle you just received didn’t hurt

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