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Them's the rules: Do some rugby laws need a bit of a rethink?

Laws and refereeing: 5 ways to improve the game

1. CHOKE TACKLE MADNESS The choke tackle, in which turnovers are effected by preventing the ball carrier from going to ground, was much admired when Ireland introduced it to union…

Rugby’s first ever own try scored in Australia?

Rugby’s first ever own try scored in Australia?

History may well have been made in Australia yesterday, as the National Rugby Championship clash between North Harbour Rays and Sydney Stars played host to what is being touted as the…

Shoulder to shoulder: The Regions have produced over 100 players for Wales

Wales: Regional Rugby infographic

Regional Rugby has had its ups and downs since their formation in 2003/04 season, but there is no doubt they have contributed hugely to a sustained period of success at…

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Rugby conversion in the snow

All in the name of fun, and a viral video – watch a rugby conversion with a difference. Here an adrenalin junkie, or madman, depending on your view, has been…

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Christian Wade’s fastest men in rugby

  It’s a question posed in every clubhouse, watering hole or playing field in the land. Who are the fastest men in world rugby? The players who leave others clasping…

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Conditioning: the dip & chin combo

THIS MONTH we’re talking about conditioning! Check out the December 2013 edition of Rugby World to see a workout designed by John Dams, Harlequins head of performance, to help you…

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Who’s in our current World XV?

AUGUST SEES the return of The Rugby Championship – one hell of a tasty tournament to follow the all-consuming intensity of this summer’s Lions tour. As the wounded Wallabies head…