Beatrice Asprey

Bea Asprey - Rugby World Staff Writer

Bea has been part of the staff at Rugby World since 2009. A lifelong fan of Ealing Trailfinders, Bea can also tell you everything you need to know about our fitness section.

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A drill to increase your speed

NOW WE’RE more than half way through the season, it’s possible that you’re starting to feel a little sluggish. If you want to increase your speed, try this drill on…

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How to cool down after a match

A GOOD cool down regime is essential to get your body on the road to recovery after a match or training session. The aim is to get your body back…

2014’s top international try-scorers in action

2014’s top international try-scorers in action

IF YOU’RE someone who appreciates speed, agility and world class finishing, don’t miss this video of 2014’s top international try-scorers in action. From Australia’s Israel Folau, who scored seven tries…

Nathan Sharpe on who will win the World Cup

Nathan Sharpe on who will win the World Cup

IT’S THE million dollar question – who’s going to win the 2015 World Cup? The All Blacks have shown consistency since they lifted the Webb Ellis trophy in 2011, but…

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A warm up drill to keep the chill at bay

WE’RE FEELING the cold here at Rugby World this week, and because we know how important it is to warm up properly before you play a game of rugby, or…

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Mike Brown’s top 5 full-backs

Mike Brown was at Twickenham on Wednesday morning, but not for the announcement of England’s Six Nations squad. He was fulfilling his ambassadorial duties for GB Wheelchair Rugby, who were…

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Hotshots: Edinburgh No 8 Magnus Bradbury

Your first club was Oban? Yes. My younger brother Fergus (now at Glasgow Warriors) and I went along when I was seven. Mum got involved too and played for their…

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Hotshots: Meet Bath second row Charlie Ewels

When did you first play rugby? I joined Bournemouth when I was seven, because some friends were playing rugby and I was a big kid. I played for England U16…