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# scrums - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby
# On The Clock
# On The Clock

Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby

Mar 18th 2020, 4:34 PM 7,243 Views 13 Comments

The recent Scotland v France clash highlighted the frustration for many fans.

# scrums - Monday 15 July, 2019

Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums
# Player Welfare
# Player Welfare

Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums

Jul 15th 2019, 2:54 PM 16,772 Views 4 Comments

The governing body has announced an amendment to its law book.

# scrums - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Poll: Should tackling be banned in schools?
# Poll
From TheJournal.ie
# Poll

Poll: Should tackling be banned in schools?

Sep 30th 2017, 10:30 AM 17,932 Views 94 Comments

What do you think? Is rugby too dangerous for children and young people?

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned
# Spinal Injuries
From TheJournal.ie
# Spinal Injuries

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned

Sep 30th 2017, 9:15 AM 11,870 Views 47 Comments

A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.

# scrums - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'They keep biltong in the fridges instead of vegetables, which is brilliant'
# Biltong And The Beast
# Biltong And The Beast

'They keep biltong in the fridges instead of vegetables, which is brilliant'

Jun 9th 2016, 8:56 PM 10,136 Views 0 Comments

Ireland tighthead Mike Ross knows he faces a big scrum battle on Saturday.

# scrums - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team'
# Review Process
# Review Process

'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team'

Apr 16th 2015, 1:27 PM 9,310 Views 25 Comments

Anthony Foley would like to see altered scrums, only five subs and the re-introduction of rucking in rugby.

# scrums - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Twitter pics, illegal angles and BJ Botha's problems with Wayne Barnes
# Scrum Time
# Scrum Time

Twitter pics, illegal angles and BJ Botha's problems with Wayne Barnes

Dec 11th 2014, 1:27 PM 7,180 Views 16 Comments

The Munster tighthead found himself in a spot of bother at the scrum against Clermont last weekend.

# scrums - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces
# Marginal Gains
# Marginal Gains

Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces

Nov 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 4,283 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.

# scrums - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

We'll learn a hell of a lot being in the cauldron of Argentina - Greg Feek
# Scrums
# Scrums

We'll learn a hell of a lot being in the cauldron of Argentina - Greg Feek

May 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 4,169 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s scrum coach is happy with the progress made this season, but recognises that more growth is required.

# scrums - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform
# Analysis
# Analysis

Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform

May 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,747 Views 11 Comments

Using videos and GIFs of some of last weekend’s Super Rugby action, we look at some strong examples.

# scrums - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

You won't be hearing the 'yes, nine' call in this weekend's Heineken Cup
# Rule Change
# Rule Change

You won't be hearing the 'yes, nine' call in this weekend's Heineken Cup

Jan 8th 2014, 9:55 AM 8,802 Views 22 Comments

The IRB has made a greatly welcome alteration to the scrum-related protocol.

# scrums - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross

Oct 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,064 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland international tight head prop gives an insight into how the law changes at scrum time have impacted.

# scrums - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy
# Church
# Church

'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 3,602 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland international claims to be unsurprised by his 22-year-old teammate’s development.

# scrums - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack

Oct 3rd 2013, 3:31 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

The Munster tight head knows how important the set piece contest will be at Thomond Park on Saturday.

# scrums - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Feek calls for calm over new scrum rules
# Scrums
# Scrums

Feek calls for calm over new scrum rules

Sep 17th 2013, 5:34 PM 1,783 Views 4 Comments

Leinster’s coach says that the updated laws will take time to be perfected.

# scrums - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Dec 29th 2012, 2:59 PM 1,342 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

# scrums - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action
# I Spy
# I Spy

RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action

Dec 19th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

Footage from the new camera will be featured in Sky’s coverage of Newcastle Falcons v London Scottish this weekend.