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England v Ireland - Women's Six Nations

Pro’s Playbook: attack either side of a scrum

WHAT do you do from an attacking scrum when it has wheeled one way or another?  Don’t panic, in the February edition of Rugby World England Women’s assistant coach Graham Smith tells…

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Pro’s Playbook: Back-row attack options

THERE are loads of moves you could do from an attacking scrum,  but in the January edition of Rugby World we asked Cornish Pirates’ Ian Davies what he would get his back-row…

Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints - Aviva Premiership

Pro’s Playbook: Attacking from the scrum

DO YOU want to bamboozle the opposition from an attacking scrum? Then read on, because in the December edition of Rugby World we asked former Northampton and England fly-half Paul Grayson how…

RW fitness: Hand off like Manu Tuilagi

RW fitness: Hand off like Manu Tuilagi

WATCH THIS video for three gym exercises that will help you get more explosion in your fend so you can impress whilst carrying the ball in heavy traffic, just like…

RW fitness: Jump like Paul O’Connell

RW fitness: Jump like Paul O’Connell

WATCH THIS video for three gym exercises that will help you get more height in your jump so you can impress at the lineout like Paul O’Connell. For more details –…

Power and endurance workout

Power and endurance workout

IT’S END of season time! And for many teams, that means it’s the most important few weeks of the year on the pitch. These mini circuits, designed by Harlequins’ head…

Raise your intensity!

Raise your intensity!

IT’S TIME to raise your intensity in the gym now the business end of the season is here! You may be feeling a bit knackered with the odd knock and…

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The one knee acceleration

IT’S GETTING to the end of the season, so it’s normal for your body to be feeling a bit battered, writes John Dams, Harlequins’ head of performance. The one knee acceleration exercises…

banded accel

Strength: the banded acceleration

IT’S COLD and wet outside, and the days are short. But we’re only half way through the season, so strength and conditioning for rugby is still a must! In the…