Archive For The “Patterns of Play” Category

Playing the Percentages in Attack

By | April 8, 2018

There are fundamentals in the playing of rugby that have to be played to in order to provide the basis of building a win or at least a result that is as good as the team can expect to achieve. These are the fundamentals of play that give the team a purpose for their play. […]

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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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