South Africa rugby has been on an upwards climb after disappointing 2017 and 2018 seasons where they lost to Wales, England, Argentina, and Ireland. But this year, the Springboks are having an extremely successful 2019, and are one of the favorites to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
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
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.
Rugby union in New Zealand is life. It is the official sport of the country, with the All Blacks consistently being one of the top ranked national teams in the world. The game was first played in New Zealand in 1870, with the semi-professional ITM Cup competition feeding players into
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
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.
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.
Six life lessons learned
Rugby is the National Sport of Wales, it is the most popular sport in the country and gets the most attention from the Welsh media. In a country where the population is just over 3 million, the Welsh Rugby Team is incredibly good as the side heads into the
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
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