Position specific articles
Looking for specific player position videos for your player position?Everything from hooker to fullback is located here from some of the best players to ever play in their position.
Plus we have categorised them by playing level to make it easier for you to find:
- Y – youth
- HS – high school
- A – adult
- All – suitable for all levels
What are the benefits of a big scrum-half in the ‘boot’?
Nick Bishop looks at some of the reasons which make a bigger unit at number 9 more desirable under the current laws of the game.
Why a tight forward needs more than one string to his (or her) bow!
One of the main thrusts in the professional era has been to up skill the tight forwards so that they can become attacking threats in their own right, not just providers for the backs.
Nick Bishop highlights Ireland’s Dan Sheehan as a prime example of the modern tight forward evolution.
Who won the joust of styles at number 9 in Paris? – Part 2
In Part 2 of how the different No 9 styles can work in harmony with the new breakdown guidelines, Nick Bishop examines the mechanics of the outstanding All Black’s distributing No 9 Aaron Smith’s style of play.
Who won the joust of styles at number 9 in Paris? – Part 1
Nick Bishop examines the mechanics of how the different No 9 styles can work in harmony with the new breakdown guidelines. Part 1 of 2 articles focuses on the strong and powerful French No 9 Antoine Du Pont’s style of play.
Is the full-back position about to get upsized? Part 2
In part 2 of this series, with the pre-dominance of kicking, Nick considers the movement towards full-backs who offer more physical reassurance in the air and on the counter.
Halfbacks can be big fellas too
In today’s game at every level, getting the ball off the ground and to a target as quickly and accurately as possible is a key part of building Attack momentum. Something all players should be able to do. An ex halfback himself, analyst Dave Ellis (ellisrugby), explains how effective the quick ball can be and some tips on how to improve your ‘Halfback’ pass at home.