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All About the Rugby Field…Or is it a Pitch?

Rules on the dimensions of a rugby pitch (also known as a rugby field) in Rugby Union are relatively straight-forward. The World Rugby Governing body want the game to be as accessible as possible for many fans to be able to enjoy the game. Here, we’ll go over the

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

Rugby vs Football – The Key Differences Explained

There is an ongoing debate between two great sports - rugby vs football. Which is better? Tougher? Cooler? All good questions.  We’re going to focus much more on the differences between the two so that you can form your own opinion on the questions above. I have played both these sports and I love

What the Ruck? The Rugby Ruck Explained

A ruck is a phase of play within rugby where one or more players from each team are in physical contact close around the ball on the ground. A ruck is formed after the ball carrier is taken to the ground. Having made the tackle, the tackler must immediately release the

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