Have the IRB Finally Nailed the Scrum Sequence?

The International Rugby Board Council has at last announced the implementation of a global trial of the “crouch, bind, set” scrum engagement sequence. The new sequence is aimed at enhancing player welfare by reducing impact on engagement by up to 25 per cent in elite competition. The scrum engagement has been the bane of the modern game with half of …

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Getting Fit for Sevens Season

  Rugby is a multi-faceted sport requiring a high degree of all-round fitness, this is applicable to every form of the sport, but to none more than rugby sevens. 7s requires a whole different level of conditioning compared to the 15-a-side game as although the games last less than 20 minutes they are still played on a full-sized pitch but …

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Rugby Motivation

As if anyone on this site doesn’t already have enough motivation to get out onto the rugby field each weekend, make big hits, run themselves into the ground and come off smiling despite the cuts and bruises. Anyway here’s a great motivational video that will help you get pumped up before your next game. Rugby Motivation

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