9/11/2011 – Ten years to the day that the world changed forever. A very poignant and sombre day which saw nations around the globe pause for reflection. The U.S. Eagles rugby team Continue reading
Rugby World Cup: Ireland V U.S.A. Review – Set Piece Analysis
Excerpt from www.thescore.ie
…..There were an average of 31 lineouts per game in the Rugby World Cup 2007. This game, played in a wet New Plymouth, produced 32 lineouts.
As expected, Ireland dominated the US Eagles in the set piece plays. However, the outcomes or the resulting plays from the Irish scrums and lineouts were not up to the standard required to make a real impact at the Rugby World Cup and there is plenty of work to do within the Irish camp…..
Read the full report of Rugby World Cup Ireland v USA HERE
Gavin Hickie, USA Rugby U20s Forwards Coach, is a former Ireland, Leinster and Leciester rugby player now based in California and taking rugby to the USA. He writes for Rugby Mag and other publications when not coaching for Belmont Shore and blogging onlineoutcoach.com
Excerpt from The Irish Times
Brave USA effort won’t be enough to cope with Ireland
….”There is an appetite for rugby in the US through its colleges and coastal towns but the US simply don’t back a sport that doesn’t make money independently (TV etc).
Hickie hopes to give back to US rugby what he gained from his time at Leinster and Leicester before injury struck; through coaching in California. Tough job!”….
Read the full article HERE
“Hickie making mark in growing U.S. club scene”
Denis Hickie – Part II: Rugby World Cup Momentum And Developing The Game
In Part II of Denis Hickie’s exclusive interview with Lineout Coach, Hickie discusses the importance of getting off to a good start Continue reading