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Monday, November 24, 2014

The All Blacks hitting the gym ahead of Wales match in Cardiff

A quick look at the All Blacks in training last week, ahead of their meeting with Wales. It's great to see the hard work that takes place in the lead up to a big match. Note that it appears to only be the Franks brothers doing the heavy lifting, while the others focus on core and bodyweight exercises. MORE »

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Setting up and defending a drop goal with Brian O'Driscoll and Rhys Priestland

Here are some great tips from the crew at Rugby Tonight, with Brian O'Driscoll, Rhys Priestland, Austin Healey and Martin Bayfield giving pointers on setting up and defending a drop goal. O'Driscoll also shares the best advice for preventing your nose from getting smashed. MORE »

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Brian O'Driscoll Masterclass - Defensive play at the breakdown

Rugby Tonight have come up with another top quality masterclass video as we get a chance to learn from a legend, with Brian O'Driscoll talking Austin Healey through the best way to defend the breakdown in the midfield, or indeed in any tackle situation. MORE »

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Jacques Burger's tackling masterclass on Rugby Tonight

Namibian flanker Jacques Burger is one of the Aviva Premiership's top tacklers. He was one of the more physical Saracens players against the Sharks at the weekend, where he made a few big hits. He's managed to combine his physical attributes with solid technique, as well as a fearless mindset. MORE »

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Scrum Masterclass with Rugby Tonight and Exeter Chiefs prop Craig Mitchell

The scrum has been under focus this year as the changes in engagement have meant a different approach, with both advantages and benefits for certain teams. The hookers now have to hook, which is a new concept for some of them. MORE »

Thursday, September 12, 2013

New Scrum Laws explained by Ben Kay and Lawrence Dallaglio

This season the new scrum laws have been applied to northern hemisphere rugby, having already been used down south, and in the recent Rugby Championship too. The verdict is still out as to whether the new engagement protocol is actually a good or bad thing, with opinions divided. MORE »

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

How To Scrum - With England tighthead prop Dan Cole

Three players that played key roles in England's famous upset win over the All Blacks have got together with QBE, title sponsor of the Autumn Internationals, to create a series of How To instructional videos. MORE »

Saturday, November 10, 2012

A look at Wales' gruelling training camp in Poland

Wales host Argentina today in what will be the first of four end of year Tests for the Six Nations champions. While the tour of Australia didn't quite go to plan, they've been training harder than ever at the infamous Spala facility in Poland. MORE »

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Keven Mealamu gives some tips for throwing into the lineout

From time to time I like to feature a random coaching clip in the hope that a few of you out there will find value in what's being told by the expert at hand. Today this clip features All Blacks hooker, Keven Mealamu. MORE »

 
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