Welcome one and all. Lets talk about Rugby, the Six Nations, the Super 14, the Lions Tour. Lets talk about the Lions Tour, based on last weeks evidence, the bottom two South African club sides looked serious favourites up against any of the Six National sides of the Northern Hemisphere. Lets talk about Sevens, Womens and Youth Rugby, Rugby commentators, lets give them a good sledging, commentators like Phil Steele, the legend of BBC Wales scrum V, now he is a cock.
What is a Jackal in Rugby? Is it even legal? For those new to the sport, the jackal is an action enabling a player to steal the ball from an opponent just after a tackle and before a ruck is formed. The ‘Jackler’, the player attempting to reclaim the ball before the ruck forms aims ... Read more
A mark in Rugby Union refers to a player catching the ball cleanly from a kick made by an opponent, while being inside their own 22-meter area. When the referee awards a mark , the player who caught the ball is given the option to take a free kick from the spot they made the ... Read more
A penalty try is awarded after foul play prevents a probable try from being scored. Typically penalty tries are awarded close to the defending teams tryline and often after sustained pressure. The attacking team is awarded 7 points automatically and does not have to attempt the conversion (prior to 2017, the attacking team had to ... Read more