3 Best Exercises for Every Rugby Position

Box Jump

Rugby is a very physically demanding sport. It combines the stamina of soccer players with the strength and explosive power found in football athletes. This means that all 15 bodies on the pitch need to be finely tuned for every match despite what number is on the back of the

The Origins of Rugby

In a few weeks time the captain of the winning World Cup team will hold aloft the William Webb Ellis Cup. It was named as such in 1986 by John Kendall-Carpenter, the Chairman of the World Cup organizing committee for the first ever Rugby World Cup finals held in 1987. The

Rugby Field 101

Rules on the dimensions of a rugby field (also known as a rugby pitch) are relatively straight-forward. The World Rugby governing body wants the game to be as accessible as possible for the many fans enjoying the game. Here, we’ll go over the rugby field dimensions and the different lines

The Basic Rugby Rules

Ireland Rugby

Trying to follow Rugby, but don’t get the rules? Don’t worry, we've got you covered. Take the time to learn the rugby rules (also called laws) and you'll find the game is much more enjoyable to watch. The below rules apply to Rugby Union, unless otherwise specified. 1.

What can rugby teach us about life?

Azmir Zed, a Malaysian rugby player, shares his rugby journey and gives six life lessons that can be learned through rugby. The video below is worth the watch, but if you're short on time, scroll down to see a summary of the six lessons. https://youtu.be/I_jo_JVXBiU Six life lessons learned

Best of the Best Rugby Quotes

We scoured the internet so you don't have to! A lot has been said about the game of rugby. Here are the absolute best rugby quotes. Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Oscar Wilde Rugby is great. The players don’t wear helmets or

Picking the Greatest Rugby Players of All Time

Jonny Wilkinson - Greatest Fly-Half of All Time

Rugby has seen some amazing players over its history, but which players are the greatest? The crew at Rugby Reader sat down and picked the greatest players rugby players of all time for each position.  Take a look and see if your favorite player made the list! Loosehead Prop - Gethin

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