When you aspire to reach the highest levels in rugby you have to go ‘all in’. It requires focus, commitment, and hard work if you are to reach your potential. Continue reading
The use of drones is changing the face of sport both on and off the field. In a fast moving contact sport like rugby, drones allow you to capture the action from all angles both during a game and in training. As a self-confessed techy geek I can also confirm they make footage look pretty cool.
Dartmouth Men’s RFC recently featured in a video showcasing our Floren Gym and rugby facilities at Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse. Continue reading
Australia’s David Pocock was King of the breakdown at the RWC with a total of 17 turnovers in the tournament.
The breakdown is increasingly seen as an area where a game is won or lost. Turnovers are the ultimate measure of success but there is also great value in slowing down the opponent’s ball as this allows your team to regroup defensively. However the laws around the breakdown mean that it can also cost your team vital penalties if your technique is judged to be incorrect. Continue reading
With pre-season underway, the strength and conditioning of players is the main focus at all levels of the game. Continue reading
A new series on LineoutCoach, Learn from the Pros, will highlight insights from professional players and teams that can help you reach your rugby potential. Continue reading
With just a year to go before the Rugby World Cup, this summer’s International friendly matches have given teams an opportunity to blood some new players ahead of the sport’s biggest contest.
Although there were no prizes at stake there is always pride to be played for, especially when the fixtures pitch old rivals against each other. When there are scores to be settled and a history between the teams these games can rarely be described as ‘friendly’.
This month the Royall Lyme series remembers a classic contest between the oldest rivals in rugby and a fixture between these two sides which gave the sport one of its most unexpected results.
Scotland v England: The First Rugby International
Today in 1871 Scotland beat England in the first international rugby union match in Edinburgh, at Raeburn Place pic.twitter.com/gOCIQux6AI
— Charlie Babbage (@CharlieBabbageW) March 27, 2014