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
What is a Ruck?
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
A maul is a phase of play within rugby where one or more players from each team are in physical contact close around the ball that is held up off the ground.
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What is a scrum in rugby?
A rugby scrum is a method of restarting the play and is awarded following numerous actions within the match. A scrum is similar to the line of
A rugby lineout is a method of restarting play when the ball goes into touch (out of bounds).
When the ball crosses the side-line (or touch line) a lineout is awarded to the team whom did not touch the ball last. An exception to this is when the ball
The positions in Rugby Union are split up into two main groups. Forwards and backs, forwards are numbered 1-8, do most of the dirty work and make up what’s called a scrum. The backs however are numbered 9-15 and stay out wide making darting runs around the park, the backs