Rugby Union For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 25, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 384 pages
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If you're new to the sport or you feel you could sharpen up your knowledge of the game, this guide is for you. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand advice on the basic rules and pitch positions, plus in-depth lessons on ball skills, fitness training, and techniques to outwit your opponents - all illustrated with entertaining stories from British and International rugby's back pages. In addition, you get a grounding in the local, national and international reaches of Rugby Union 

Rugby Union For Dummies 3rd Edition:

  • Features an in-depth and up-to-date look at the Laws that form the beautiful game
  • Covers all you will need to know about talking tactics and is perfect for anyone looking at swatting up on rugby for the World Cup and beyond
  • Advises on all you will need to know to get stuck in and play
  • Contains a new chapter on sevens as the sport will be a demonstration sport at London 2012 and a full sport at Rio 2016
 

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
19
Section 3
23
Section 4
35
Section 5
42
Section 6
50
Section 7
63
Section 8
143
Section 13
175
Section 14
183
Section 15
211
Section 16
214
Section 17
217
Section 18
244
Section 19
245
Section 20
281

Section 9
144
Section 10
146
Section 11
151
Section 12
169
Section 21
285
Section 22
287
Section 23
293
Section 24
306

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About the author (2011)

Nick Cain has been a rugby writer for The Sunday Times since 1995, writing features, news stories, match reports and ghostwriting columns for Lawrence Dallaglio, Jeremy Guscott and Bob Dwyer. He was editor of Rugby World magazine, covering Lions tours and World Cups. Greg Growden is a rugby correspondent and author of the acclaimed rugby book Gold, Mud 'N' Guts.

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