What are the rules to rugby anyways?
Ah, good question. We will provide you a copy of a well-known “rookie primer” about the basic rules. You can also find this helpful & humorous document at http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~radrugby/rookie_primer.html. There are usually a few decent books on rugby rules in local bookshops, but you really have to just learn as you go – and don’t worry, it takes a little while to get it all sorted out so be patient with yourself. Lots of veterans will admit to not knowing all the rules every second of every game. • Should I work out in a particular way to get ready or stay healthy? Yes. There are two important things to train for when you play rugby: speed endurance & power/strength. Speed endurance means that while you need a good endurance base (running 2 miles at a medium jog shouldn’t ruin you), you REALLY need to be able to make short to medium length sprints over and over. So once you get that decent base, start doing interval running (jog, sprint for 30 seconds, jog to recover, sprint, e