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Rugby World fitness: scrummage like Dan Cole

Rugby World fitness: scrummage like Dan Cole

DAN COLE is regarded as one of the best scrummagers of his generation, with the Leicester Tigers and England tighthead prop considered a must-have starter for his national side. He’s…

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Mini rugby video: How to punt kick

Mini rugby video: How to punt kick

Okay, you’re not going to be able to kick the ball as far as Dan Carter or Mike Brown straightaway, but the punt is the first kicking style that mini…

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Mini rugby video: How to catch a high ball

Mini rugby video: How to catch a high ball

THIS YEAR’S RBS 6 Nations has shown how important a skill catching a high ball is. Ireland‘s half-backs Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray sent a series of high balls to…

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Improve your core strength

A STRONG core is essential for both backs and forwards in rugby, so make sure you dedicate enough time to it in the gym. There are all sorts of exercises…

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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…