Intro Nothing is more disastrous to sporting performance than an injury. Not only does it kill your momentum while you take time off, but more intense injuries can also put you out for months – and you might not be back to peak performance for years. Obviously, then, you want to avoid them wherever possible. […]
Rugby and American football are among the most physical team sports. We’re taking a look at the numbers to figure out which is the more demanding of the two. As most athletes know, playing a team sport means you’re pretty competitive. And when we say competitive, we mean it in every sense of the word. […]
We recently did a study on 3925 rugby players. You can view our rugby study infographic here and/or Read the full rugby life study.
Rugby fans and players across the world love this beautiful sport because of its technical complexity. However, there’s no denying the importance of being physically prepared for each and every single game. And the best way to stay in rugby shape is to find the most effective workout that tests your limits without risking an […]
In a day and age where most professional athletes start practising before they can walk, these rugby professionals prove that it’s never too late to go pro. Given the fact that most professional athletes in most disciplines have been practising for their entire lives, becoming a professional anything past 20 seems very far-fetched. Countries that […]
In light of recent controversy regarding homophobic slurs by Israel Folau, we thought we would shine a light on 10 influential gay rugby personalities. There are many great professional rugby players and personalities. These players have become a beacon of light because they overcame stereotypes and other challenges faced by homosexual athletes way too often. […]
Everyone that plays or simply just appreciates rugby knows it’s a beautiful sport. And one of the most rewarding experiences this game has to offer is witnessing someone fall in love with it for the very first time. More of us may be lucky enough to witness this phenomenon on a massive scale as the […]
Everyone who has ever played or even simply watched a game of Rugby probably understands why it’s one of the most gruelling sports in the world. Besides a gum shield, rugby is played without any real protective gear. And, with as many as 30 bodies on the pitch at all times, you begin to see […]
We’ve all been asked by our non-rugby watching/playing friends as to what exactly a cauliflower ear is, and how do you get one. We never knew the actual answer so decided to dive deeper into this issue. What is that thing!?
Eben Etzebeth’s Monster Arms Many of us have been guilty of overdoing our biceps in the gym and taking flak from our friends for it. However, no matter what we do, we can’t get close to the monster Eben Etzebeth and his jaw-dropping arms. So who is Eben Etzebeth? Eben plays number 4 lock for […]