Monthly archives of “September 2015

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: A general view showing a maul between the teams during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and Samoa at Villa Park on September 26, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images)
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BAN THE MAUL?

We see so much of the rolling maul in this World Cup, and the reason is simple. It is a low risk, high reward play that is perfect for the percentage rugby that teams will need to play if they want to contend.

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A NUMBERS GAME

For today’s Match Moment I want to look at a failure of numbers that lead to a try in the Sharks vs Province game this weekend. Rugby is about many things, but in one sense it is just about numbers. When coaches come up with strategies they… Read more

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PROVINCE WILL KICK THEMSELF

Hi guys, I was interested in how and why the Cheetahs beat W.P.on Saturday. Many people think it was poor defence, but we see there was actually something else going on that was a bigger contribution factor. Kicking. If we watch the game tape and… Read more