• Rugby Positions Wing

    Rugby Positions Wing

    Rugby Positions Wing: The Speed merchant of the team the flying finisher. The player who should run the most distances in a team are the wingers. They chase kicks both on offensive and defense, they scour all over the field looking for opportunities to get the ball in a little space and run through gaps

  • Rugby Positions Fullback

    Rugby Positions Fullback

    Rugby Positions Fullback The Fullback position #15 is a VERY important position on the rugby team.  The fullback is the last line of defense and must have the ability to tackle strong.  He must also read the opposing offensive schemes and position himself in a spot where he can make the last tackle or field

  • Rugby Positions Prop Forward

    Rugby Positions Prop Forward

    Version 1: Colorful description from the fly half, Adam Price. Rugby positions Prop forward: As the name suggests these warm, affable cuddly chaps are the cornerstone of any rugby team and therefore “prop” not only the scrum up but the whole team. Often tipping on the higher end of the weight scale and with an

  • Rugby Positions Fly Half

    Rugby Positions Fly Half

    Rugby Positions Fly Half: The fly half is one of the two field generals, the other being the scrum-half.  The primary responsibility of the fly half is to be the link between the forwards and backs via the scrumhalf with the intent of putting the team in good field position. From good field position, they should

  • Rugby Positions Scrum half

    Rugby Positions Scrum half

    Rugby positions Scrum half / Halfback by Adam Price The scrum half is the yappy little general who is the key component in linking the big marauding forwards to the glamour happy backs. Usually one of the smaller players on the field, the halfback makes up for his obvious physical disadvantages and small man syndrome

  • Rugby Drinking Rules

    Rugby Drinking Rules

    Ben Harrell, former president of San Fernando Valley RFC and Ark Gryphons RFC, shares some rugby drinking rules. …I played with Queen City for another year before moving to Los Angeles.  As soon as I reached L.A. the first thing I did was look for a rugby club, finding the San Fernando Valley RFC.  I

  • Rugby Songs

    Rugby Songs

    Ben Harrell, former president for San Fernando Valley RFC and Arkansas Gryphons. In 1992 I was living in Denver, Colorado attending my last year of college at the University of Denver.  One afternoon a buddy of mine, Carl Newton,  mentioned to me he was going to try out for rugby and suggested I come along.

  • Rugby Recovery

    Rugby Recovery

    So, you just played an 80-minute match of 15’s or an all-day tournament of 7’s in the blazing heat all day. Your body hurts (if it isn’t broken) and you’re exhausted. What next? Your first thought is obviously probably “Give me a pint!” Nothing tastes better than a cold pint after an intense match, but

  • Rugby Sevens

    Rugby Sevens

    Rugby sevens is one of the fastest growing sports in the US and is gaining massive popularity.  It is a very fast paced game played on a full sized rugby pitch and played in a tournament format.  Fans and Players both like the sport because of its quick short games, it’s tournament formats which last

  • Rugby Tattoos

    Rugby Tattoos

      I was asked to write this article on rugby tattoos not too long ago.  I was told to write about rugby and tattoos and how they coincide.  Naturally I assumed I was asked to do this given my excellent story telling skills, literary master works and exceptional calligraphy penmanship.  Then I realized I do