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

The Best English Rugby Players of All-Time

When it comes to rugby, England has a rich history and tradition of producing some of the world's finest players. From the early days of the sport to the modern era, there have been countless English players who have left their mark on the game. In this article, I will

Rugby vs Football – The Key Differences Explained

There is an ongoing debate between two great sports - rugby vs American football. Which is better? Tougher? Cooler? We'll focus 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 watching and playing them equally.

Common Rugby Terms

New to rugby and still learning the terms? Here's our list of the most commonly used rugby terms. Rugby Terms Conversion: a kick taken after a try is scored to convert it into a goal. Drop goal: a type of scoring in which a player kicks the ball over the crossbar and between

What is a Rugby Breakdown?

You may have heard the term "breakdown" when watching or talking about rugby. We'll explain exactly when that means in this article. Plus we'll explain the rules and share some drills to increase your breakdown success rate. Rugby Breakdown Definition In rugby, a breakdown occurs when one or more players from opposing

The Best American Rugby Players of All Time

Rugby is not as popular in the United States as it is in other countries, so the number of American rugby players who have made a significant impact on the sport is relatively small. However, there are still several outstanding men and women players who have made a name for

Best Rugby Balls (updated for 2023)

The Best Rugby Balls

We picked the best, so you don't get stuck with the rest! With so many rugby balls on the market, it can be difficult to sort through the all the options. To save you the time and frustration, we tested dozens of balls and picked out only the best. Let's first

Rugby Equipment

Rugby Equipment

Basic gear all players need Rugby players need equipment unique to the sport to keep themselves safe and performing to their full ability. Rugby is a full contact sport and injuries can occur if players are not dressed properly. Players also need equipment that is made for their level of development. So,

Women’s Rugby

History of Women’s Rugby Early Days The history of men’s Rugby dates back to the mid-19th century and it is noted that the first written code of rules was adopted in 1845 at Rugby School. The sport became increasingly popular throughout the United Kingdom in the 1850’s and 1860’s with the first ever official match in

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