Archive for the 'Rugby' Category

Rugby The Injuries and Their Prevention!

By Lucy Falle Rugby is a very fast, hard impact sport that sees its fair share of injuries. This is hardly surprising as most players are well built, tall strong men that spend a lot of the game ramming into one other. Some of the most common rugby injuries sustained tend to include concussion, collar […]

World Cup Review 1

By Tom Scott It seems that, as a devout New Zealand rugby fan, I have been waiting for the world cup to arrive for the longest time. New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Scotland all put at least 50 points on their opponents, but it was Argentina that claims the glory from round one, toppling […]

Rugby Avoiding Injuries

By Marcia Henin Rugby is considered to be one of the most violent sports activities. Rugby traumas and injuries can sometimes be very serious, since this game demands a high amount of physical energy. Known rugby injuries include shoulder, knee and ankle joint injuries, concussion and spinal injury. The most dangerous is the spinal cord […]

Are the All Blacks Chokers?

By Rob Dee The rugby world, lead mostly by Australians and Englishmen, take great joy in labelling New Zealand’s All Blacks chokers for their recent lack of World Cup success. Since the first World Cup, which New Zealand won, the All Black World Cup story has been one of disappointment and heartache for All Black […]

The Rules of Rugby

By Stefan Lloyd Rugby has 2 halves, each 40 minutes long. There is a 10 minute halftime break. Each team has 15 starting players and 7 substitutes. The players are split into two different groups, Forwards, and Backs. Rugby is played on a grassy pitch 70 metres wide 100 metres long. Forwards There are 2 […]