Tag Archives: Rugby Blogs

The Sports Archives – 14 Facts to Improve Your Rugby Game Infographic

Playing on the pitch is intense, but it’s only half the battle.  Off-pitch, players need to maintain their physical strength with training, nutrition, good habits, and a healthy lifestyle.  This infographic from rugbywarfare.com unearths facts that will better you in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Thinking Of Taking Up Rugby?

https://www.pexels.com/photo/two-athletes-standing-in-a-field-1238733/ Rugby is a sport that is gaining in popularity. Whilst you may not require a lot of rugby equipment to begin playing, the equipment you need is of the utmost importance. After all, rugby is a high contact sport, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Brief history of the 6 Nations!

The Six Nations is the biggest annual tournament for rugby fans of the nations that take part. Six countries – Scotland, Wales, England, Ireland, Italy and France – battle it out to be crowned champion when it is held in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – History of the Six Nations Rugby Tournament

The Six Nations – currently known as the RBS Six Nations – is one of the biggest international rugby events of the year. This annual tournament features six national sides: England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy and France. It takes place early in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A History Of Rugby League!

With the First Utility Rugby Super League in full swing, the centuries old debate concerning the differences between Rugby League and Rugby Union again comes to light. So, why do two versions of the same sport exist and what are … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – History of the Six Nations Championship!

The Six Nations championship represents the pinnacle of rugby in Europe and, though it only became the Six Nations in 2000 when Italy joined England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the tournament to decide Europe’s top international side, its … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Ashes – A Whole Lotta’ History!

Just like the cricket series of the same name The Ashes rugby league series was a best of three series of test matches played between the Great Britain and Australian rugby national league teams. Despite its popularity, largely owing to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Rugby Boots

They initially made only one change which was that there were bars nailed across the soles so that they could keep some form of grip on the grass and mud when running. The first actual rule concerning the rugby boot … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What Do You Know About Rugby?

If you’re not an avid rugby fan, this world of predominantly stocky men with thighs made of concrete might conjure up images of Gavin Henson, famed for his overly orange tan and a penchant for sculpted eyebrows. Or perhaps Gareth … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Different Types of Rugby Boots, How They Differ and Why?

The days when all rugby players wore the same type of boot are long gone. Advances in materials and manufacturing technology and the understanding that a “one type fits all” philosophy no longer holds true, have led to new innovations … Continue reading

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