Archive For The “Patterns of Play” Category

AUDIT OF THE MODE OF PLAY AT THE 2015 RWC AND PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE

By | April 3, 2016

Introduction: Gene gave me a brief to look at the mode of play at the 2015 RWC and to project the mode of play that may transpire as rugby progresses towards 2019. So first up I am going to audit the mode of play from the last RWC. In order to do this we need […]

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The State of Play at the Start of 2015

By | March 3, 2015

It is going to be interesting to see how the game develops during 2015 with the RWC coming at the end of the year. While we might live in the hope that teams playing to a point of difference that will give them a head start will stimulate our interest, history does not do this. […]

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Comments Based On Current Practice – Sevens and Fifteens

By | March 3, 2014

SEVENS BASED ON THE SEVENS WORLD SERIES ATTACK Gaining Possession Kick offs: Both the 10.01metre kick off with sufficient height to allow chasers to contest the ball and the long kick off into the corner is being used. The long kick off requires a 6 defender chase line as anything less can concede an overlap […]

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