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Phrases like “female rugby is neither rugby nor female” are slowly but surely being left in the past, female rugby is stronger than ever. So much so that the World Rugby and the Rugby Europe organizations are arranging forums about the role of female rugby, and the leadership of women in the sport. These first […]

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Wheelchair rugby, aka. Quad-Rugby, was invented in 1977 by a group of Canadian quadriplegic athletes looking for an alternative to wheelchair basketball, a sport that can be practiced by players with severe limitations of mobility in their arms and hands, and allows them to compete on equal terms. By the year 1996, wheelchair rugby made […]

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The World Rugby Ranking sets the classification of national rugby teams, both male and female, worldwide. The first time this system went into rigor was in 2003, England got the crown as the best team, New Zealand took the place the next year and after winning the Rugby World Cup on 2007, South Africa was […]

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Back in 1900, rugby was included as a sport discipline on the Olympic Games, only in the masculine category, thanks to Pierre de Coubertin (the official father of the modern Olympic games as we know them); he was such a passionate fan of the sport, not only because of the game itself but also, for […]

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In the rugby world there are so many curious and fun facts that are worth knowing, since the fan base is growing all around the globe and many public figures like the Windsor Princes William and Harry, former president (and former rugby player) George W. Bush  and even the recognized author, J.R.R. Tolkien who played […]

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The beauty in the world is all about math, and above everything else, geometry. So, let’s reunite all the basic notions of geometry within the spectrum of shapes that our beloved sport has to offer. Join this trip to between the lines of the meeting circles of the members of this passionate community, the parallel […]

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Let’s talk about the rich world of technical aspects of rugby. For a new fan, there is so much new and interesting information to process in order to fully understand the values and beauty of the game and enjoy every match as a true hardcore fan. Rugby is more than throwing an oval ball backwards, […]

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Many of the training exercises performed by the best rugby players in the world are totally applicable in regular daily training. They seem hard and outrageous from the outside, but in actuality, they are manageable and can greatly benefit a lot of people. Among the advantages are a stronger core, and prevention of long-term injuries. […]

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