Pre-Season Training – Hints & Tips

For any aspiring professional player, perfecting skills, maximising strength and refining the fundamentals of your play are vital. Therefore, in order to be the best in the sport, training and nutrition are the crucial factors that will help you to reach your greatest ambitions.  As an enthusiastic studier of sports physiology, here are some hints and tips on how you …

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Are The Warriors Ready for Pre-Season Part I

Part 1 of 2 The Forwards This might come as bit of a shock!  Pre-season starts on Monday (10th June 2013) and the majority of the Worcester Warriors squad will be arriving at Sixways to begin their 2013/14 season. Unlike the top 4 sides and Newcastle, Warriors have had a nice long break already and will be chomping at the …

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The Lions Stadium Tour

With the Lions having just recorded a second convincing victory on their 2013 tour and the test matches against the Wallabies fast approaching we take a look at the locations for each of the three main events and the difficulties that each stadium pose. Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane 22 June 2013, 11:00 (8pm local time) Capacity; 52,500 Forecast; overcast, mild (16°), with …

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The 11 Best Kickers In World Rugby Right Now

Given Leigh Halfpenny’s magnificent performance from the kicking tee in today’s British & Irish Lions game we’ve decided to take a look at 10 of the best kickers currently plying their trade in world rugby. The below list is in no particular order; [adsenseyu1] Leigh Halfpenny After the disappointment of missing that monster kick against France in the Rugby World …

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Diving Footballers Should Be Made To Play Rugby

Now obviously this is just for a bit of a laugh before the health and safety bods or the maneaters, sorry Suarez fans jump in. However, as a concept I believe this has some real potential in helping rid football of its nasty (not so) little diving problem. Let’s face it, currently these footballing primadonnas receive a ban for a …

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The Rugby Round-up

In our first ever rugby round-up we take a look at the big stories in rugby that have been hitting the headlines in the last week. Phillips shines as The Lions put the BaaBaas to the sword… The Lions cruised to a comfortable 8 – 59 victory in their opening game of the tour despite sweltering conditions. The heat and …

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The Appeal & Hype of a Lions Tour

So what is the big draw for a lions tour? In 2001 I was lucky enough to see for myself, and to experience Australia in all its glory. With some financial help from my friends and some extra time off from work I found myself on the plane to Melbourne a week before the 2nd test. The lions were 1-0 …

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