Training

BLINK AND THEY’RE GONE! – 5 fastest units to have play the game

Rugby, as you would all agree is a sport which requires a number of traits, whether it be power, teamwork or even just having a tamed mind set on the pitch to not kick someone in the head… *COUGH* Joe Launchbury *COUGH*. With these attributes, speed is no different, as having a pace filled wing can allow you to open …

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Yamacia Rugby – Making the most and hitting hit hard!

Following on from our previous article on the generous funding going into the Pacific Islands, we are taking a look at a Rugby club based in Fiji, which do things quite differently where they play… Yamacia Rugby train in the hills of Fiji, in more of a ‘traditional’ style than the more known clubs. As money and Rugby are not …

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Pre Season Check List

As pre season is soon to be (if not already) upon us, we thought we would put together a list of the must-have items. Nobody wants to be the guy still wearing stick mitts on day 1 of training (unless your name is Andy Goode, then you do what you want).   Trusox Trusox have been very successful in football …

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Canterbury’s 1888 Lions Collection Is A Beautiful Thing

Since 1888, rugby sides from the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland came together to tour the Southern Hemisphere. Ever since this first tour in 1888, despite many trials and tribulations, the Lions have represented everything that fans of the game adore about rugby. In an increasingly professional sporting age the Lions represents an almost entirely unique concept. As part …

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SKINS Compression – A Legal Advantage?

You wouldn’t put your boots on without having proper studs, so why would you take to the field now making use of compression clothing? Or so goes the belief of the team at SKINS who see their products as giving rugby players (amongst other sports people) a legal competitive advantage. The problem many have, particularly in rugby circles, is that we’ve …

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