How to Get Into Great Shape for Rugby

Rugby is a tough sport. The people who play it are not afraid of being knocked about, of taking a hit, of risking injury in the pursuit of victory. However, the best players are those who can last the whole game, who are able to keep up the speed and power of their plays and to overwhelm their weaker opponents. How can you achieve that level of...
Jan 13, 2015 |

Rugby Union - A Complete Guide

Introduction: Since time immemorial rugby union continues to grow in popularity and fame as it remains as one of Britain's most amazing spectator sports. This widely popular sport is a sport enriched with intense brutality and action. A rugby union is a team of fifteen players who take the field with a motive to take score tries for their...
Jan 13, 2015 |

The Rugby Championship - Southern Hemisphere Rugby Supremacy

In the southern hemisphere, 3 nations dominate the rugby world. South Africa, New Zealand and Australia have been playing rugby for over 100 years and the sport is a huge attraction in each country. The 3 teams have been playing each other regularly over that time, with the first matches between New Zealand and Australia played in 1903, between New...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Want To Improve Your Rugby Performance? Here's How!

We have been fortunate enough to have the pleasure of working with London Irish and Welsh RFC and I'm not going to tell you anything different to what I told them. The most important thing in sports conditioning is to condition the movement pattern and demand on the body that you're trying to optimise for.
Nov 13, 2014 |

Rugby Clothing and The Evolving Trends

Rugby clothing and rugby uniforms are terms used to describe outfits that are worn by the rugby players during a given match. As with any other sports, the game of rugby has got its own versions of clothing lines sanctioned by the rugby officials for players to wear during matches in official leagues and tournaments. The rugby shirts or jerseys...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Translating Nick Cummins

It's funny, how the majority of us can become enthralled by people who throw, run with, catch or kick a ball. Leather or pigskin, it doesn't matter. We love it. We marvel at the athleticism, the freakish skills, an ability to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and vice versa. We love it when it goes right and we love it just as much when it...
Nov 13, 2014 |

Wales 2014/15 4 in 1 Rugby Beanie Black/Graphite

Keeping you warm on even the coldest days and nights, pull on the Wales 2014/15 4 in 1 Rugby Beanie. Made by Under Armour from a soft mix of acrylic, nylon and elastane, the lightweight feel brings plenty of warmth to your head and also stops heat from escaping. Offering a 4 in 1 and reversible design for different looks, the beanie is as much...
Apr 14, 2015 |

Shock Doctor Turf / Field Pro Insoles

Quickly and comfortably adapting to your foot, the Shock Doctor Turf Insoles are simply designed to improve performance. Thin and narrow through the midfoot and heel, not only do they help disperse stud impact pressure but also offer enhanced balance and support across uneven surfaces. Adaptive Arch Technology – adapts to any foot shape...
Apr 14, 2015 |

Gilbert England Replica Rugby Ball - Red/Blue

All replicas are officially licensed and fully endorsed by the international unions. Balls in the licensed Gilbert Rugby Ball ranges are fitted with a synthetic latex bladder. This is to ensure that they remain inflated for the maximum length of time. Gilbert Rugby Balls are used by 7 of the IRB's top 8 ranked teams.
Apr 14, 2015 |

Scotland Rugby T-Shirt

Made By Red Rhino Sports. This Scotland design is printed on the front of the tshirt. The shirt is made out of 100% Cotton. This short-sleeved men's tshirt has a regular fit.  
Feb 9, 2015 |

Croker Green & White Performance Rugby Jersey

Croker Ireland Performance Jersey Constructed of Breathable Polyester fabric with Embroidered Chest Patches and Stylish Stand up collar.
Jan 30, 2015 |

Gilbert Vx300 Trainer Rugby Ball

Gilbert training balls are designed and developed to provide outstanding performance in all conditions. The VX300 training ball is ideal for Club rugby, Schools rugby and Junior rugby.
Jan 30, 2015 |

PUMA EvoPower 4 H8 SG Men's Rugby Boots

Styled with traditional approach, these classic boots are injected with sharp fluro yellow for some added zip in your play.With soft synthetics across the upper, a brilliantly snug fit is achieved which is further enhanced by the thick soft padding around the heel and ankle. The boots featuring an off-centre lacing system, with padded panels along...
Jan 30, 2015 |

Gilbert WRS A-XV Training Rugby Ball

Great training ball for your youth club to toss around the pitch at practice!The A-XV Training Rugby Ball is manufactured out of Hydratec fabric. Meaning technical fabrics and waterproof laminations are combined to enhance the life and performance of the ball.Training Balls are made to last longer as they are used more than match balls. They also...
Jan 29, 2015 |

RTÉ Sport - Rugby

News reports on Irish provincial, national and international rugby.
Apr 15, 2016 |

Belgian Rugby Federation

Presents club listings, competitions, news, division information, and calendar of events.
Mar 29, 2016 |

FIRA (AER - European Rugby Association)

The regional body governing rugby union in Europe and some other nations. Includes a list of member unions, with information about the men's and women's games, regional competitions, news, links, and forums.
Mar 29, 2016 |

Scottish Rugby

Official website of the Scottish Rugby Union, the national governing body for the sport. Provides a guide to international, national, club, and regional rugby, with news and resources.
Mar 29, 2016 |

Stuff NZ : Rugby Heaven

New Zealand rugby union news including information on international games, the All Blacks and provincial rugby.
Mar 29, 2016 |

STV Sport - Rugby

A news resource covering club and international rugby in Scotland.
Mar 29, 2016 |

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