The Box Kick – when and when not to use it November 3, 2017 / Tim Howard / Kicking, Skills, Tactics Not sure when and when not to box kick on the rugby field? Yeah, we get it, it’s
Despite that, Koroibete has proven himself a force on the field. He got a double last last and this week scored another brilliant try against the Pumas in Argentina. Some excellent handling from Sean McMahon setup the try. But it was Koroibete’s balance that really won the day. Still not sure how he kept his feet. I guess that’s why you practice, right?
They didn’t win the game, but the Springboks pack should be pretty thrilled with their ability to disrupt the All Blacks’ lineout during their Wk6 loss. Just a few weeks back, when the two teams met in North Harbour stadium, the Springboks lineout was dismal. In fact, we made a whole damn video asking; can the springboks lineout get worse?
How do you keep your team in one of the best rugby matches of all time? Well for starters, you turn and chase the most dangerous winger in the business.
The All Blacks are dangerous anytime they’re in possession. But it seems like you’d way rather defend them from the set piece than in broken play. They’re absolutely deadly on counter-attack or when returning kicks and it showed this past weekend against the Springboks.
The Springboks were absolutely robbed this past weekend in their final rugby championship match against the All Blacks. A shockingly bad 76th minute penalty handed the game to the Kiwis and a last-minute try to the Boks wasn’t enough to get them over the line.
This past weekend, Damian de Allende was on the receiving end of one of the worst refereeing decisions in the history of rugby union matches.
Pumas 2nd row, Tomas Lavanini, was shown a Yellow Card for a completely legitimate hit on Sonny Bill Williams. What is rugby coming to where you can’t make a front-on tackle?
He just keeps getting better. Damien McKenzie was ridiculous against the Pumas this past weekend. And has retained his spot for the Springboks. Get some!
The All Blacks’ lineout was dominant against this past week against the Pumas in Argentina. They were crazy-good in the air in week5 of the rugby championship.
We begin our countdown of the best 5 tries by the All Blacks against the Springboks in their week 4 clash of the Rugby Championship in 2017.
The Springboks lineout was absolutely awful this past weekend. They went 6 from 12 and it was lucky to do that well. Can the Springboks lineout get worse?
Rieko Ioane has had an amazing start to his international rugby career. And somehow he just keeps getting better. This summary is taken from the All Blacks Vs Springboks, during Week 4 of The Rugby Championship. Will he be even better next week? Who knows!
The Springboks lineout didn’t have a good time of it this past weekend against the All Blacks. It was Week 4 of The Rugby Championship for 2017 and the Boks never really looked in the hunt.
All the times when an attacking player basically runs over, around or through a defender. Rugby’s best fends, handoffs and don’t argues of RWC2015.
What were the best try saving tackles of the rugby world cup? Here’s a rundown of all the most epic try saving tackles at the tournament.
What were the best tackles at the rugby world cup in 2015? We run down all the best hits, misses and tackles at the tournament. They’re not all the best tackles in rugby history, but there are some beauties!!
What were the best high-ball takes of the rugby world cup? We run down dozens of the best catches and takes of the world cup tournament.
What were the best turnovers at the rugby world cup in 2015? We run down all the best turnovers, steals and pilfers at the world cup. Enjoy the montage!
What were the best solo efforts, individual tries and solo tries of the rugby world cup? We count down the best tries with over 40mins of footage taken from the rugby world cup in 2015.
As a ball carrier, it’s critical that you maintain possession through the tackle and breakdown situation. A 2nd fight on the ground is the best way to do this.
How do you eliminate a threat at the breakdown in rugby? Here are a series of clips demonstrating how to blow out a breakdown threat and secure the rugby ball in the process.
What should you do when you arrive at a breakdown in rugby? We explain breakdown decision-making and how to make the right choice for each breakdown situation.
How do you perfect your body height at the breakdown in rugby? This video explains the importance of breakdown height and how to get into the right body position to be effective at the breakdown.
What should you do as the second supporting player to the breakdown in rugby? This video breaks down the role of the 2nd supporting player.
How do you protect the rugby breakdown when you are out-numbered? We suggest you hold onto the ball carrier in order to buy time for more support to arrive.
Your supporting line should be as direct as possible so that you arrive quickly and in a good position. It’s much much easier to protect the ball if you are the first player to arrive than if you’re slow to the ball and need to move a defender.
To ruck or not to ruck? In rugby you’ll decide to commit (or not) to every breakdown on the field. Those decisions are critical. Here’s when you should decide NOT to commit to the breakdown.
How do halves (9 and 10) play alongside loose forwards (6,7 and 8) in rugby? We explain their relationship in this video about halves and loose forwards.
Defensive stands are an impressive part of rugby. At the 2015 rugby world cup, we saw some of the most impressive goal line stands in history. Checkout this countdown for more.
Rolling mauls have really become driving mauls in modern rugby. Here’s a run down of the best driving mauls of the 2015 rugby world cup. Checkout the over 30mins of mauling goodness.
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