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 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 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
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
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
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