Rugby

  • How Do Rugby Players Spend Their Time off the Field? 15/02/2019
    Rugby has a reputation for being a brutal sport, and it is often considered to be one of the most dangerous sports in the world. For rugby players to perform their best — and avoid preventable injuries that might be caused by being in poor condition — players need to be in their best shape […] The post How Do Rugby Players Spend Their Time off the Field? app […]
  • All Black commitments may stretch Crusaders 15/02/2019
    Glenn Delaney insists Crusaders will still be the team to beat when Super Rugby returns on Friday. The post All Black commitments may stretch Crusaders appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Orrell phoenixes prepare to end nomadic existence 15/02/2019
    One of the many northern victims of mismanagement during the professional era, Orrell RUFC are now looking forward to a bright future again. The post Orrell phoenixes prepare to end nomadic existence appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Pole-vaulter Jonny strives to raise bar ever higher 15/02/2019
    The England winger was speaking ahead of Sunday's victory over France. The post Pole-vaulter Jonny strives to raise bar ever higher appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Farrell has moved well ahead of George now 15/02/2019
    If I was to reflect on my own career briefly, this current situation for George is similar to what I experienced with Jonny Wilkinson. The post Farrell has moved well ahead of George now appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Size matters so much in our new land of the giants 14/02/2019
    By Peter Jackson,  When the Lions clinched their one and only series victory in New Zealand, one man stood above the rest – Gordon Brown, Broon o’ Troon not to be confused with the former Prime Minister. At 6ft 5ins the late, lamented Scot was the tallest member of a team whose feats in 1971 […] The post Size matters so much in our new land of the giants app […]
  • Let’s have relegation in women’s Six Nations 14/02/2019
    Spencer explains how there is an extreme gulf between the top and the bottom in Women's rugby. The post Let’s have relegation in women’s Six Nations appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Here’s one football story rugby men should heed 13/02/2019
    By Nick Cain,  Premiership  owners are partial to borrowing from the professional football model when it suits their purposes. So, let’s introduce the ring-fencers among them to AFC Bournemouth, who were promoted to the Premier League four seasons ago. When you look at the Bournemouth story you can only conclude that English football’s Premier League […] The […]
  • Take your bow, but you’ll need to step up 13/02/2019
    The former Wales international speaks about last weekend's victory over Italy and looks ahead to the forthcoming England game. The post Take your bow, but you’ll need to step up appeared first on The Rugby Paper.
  • Slade’s not a classic 13 but he’s putting his stamp on it 13/02/2019
    Henry Slade made a big impression in the victory over Ireland last weekend, but he has been a late bloomer at outside-centre in all senses. The post Slade’s not a classic 13 but he’s putting his stamp on it appeared first on The Rugby Paper.