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Draw and pass Part 2 with video analysis

As part 1 of the article argued, committing defenders with the draw and pass is a low-risk, high-reward play compared to more elaborate attacking strategies.

Draw and pass

the old adage that attacking rugby starts with a “draw and pass” is seemingly no longer the ubiquitous cornerstone of attacking strategy it once was.

The RR’s Quick fire Rugby Championship guide

The RR takes a quick look at his crystal ball and comes up with some prognostications about how the Rugby Championship will unfold.

Argentina’s youth movement: The rugby future is bright in the land of silver

For decades, the ability of Argentina to compete with the big rugby nations, despite its amateur domestic competition and its isolation from regular international fixtures, was in part admirable and in part enigmatic

The Super Rugby U23 XV

RR goes through the 15 players under the age of 23 who excelled for their respective teams.

Super rugby finals watch: 6 young guns ready to make a splash

With the Super Rugby season entering the finals the RR looks at the young gun from each of the finalists that has emerged as a key player

4 youngsters who could star for the Lions in four years time

The unmitigated success of the Lions tour, from both a rugby and economic perspective, dispelled any suggestion that the relevance of the Lions is in demise.

Wallabies-Lions 3: A tale of two stalwarts

As we prepare for the most anticipated game, outside of a World Cup, in years; a series decider of perhaps the closest matched teams in recent history (would a draw in the final game be that big of a surprise?), one cannot help but be struck by the bold yet contrasting selection decisions of both Robbie Deans and Warren Gatland.

Five youngsters to watch for at the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens

RR has been spying on the Sevens teams preparing for the impending RWC. Here’s the players you should be looking out for…

The 'RR' looks at the rising stars emerging from the Junior World Championship

With New Zealand, South Africa, England and Wales through to the semi-finals, and all have had to do it the hard way, the 2013 Junior World Championships is living up to expectations.