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#scrums

From The42 Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums Player Welfare

Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums

The governing body has announced an amendment to its law book.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should tackling be banned in schools? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should tackling be banned in schools?

What do you think? Is rugby too dangerous for children and young people?

From TheJournal.ie Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned Spinal Injuries

Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned

A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.

'They keep biltong in the fridges instead of vegetables, which is brilliant'

Ireland tighthead Mike Ross knows he faces a big scrum battle on Saturday.

From The42 'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team' Review Process

'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team'

Anthony Foley would like to see altered scrums, only five subs and the re-introduction of rucking in rugby.

From The42 Twitter pics, illegal angles and BJ Botha's problems with Wayne Barnes Scrum Time

Twitter pics, illegal angles and BJ Botha's problems with Wayne Barnes

The Munster tighthead found himself in a spot of bother at the scrum against Clermont last weekend.

From The42 Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces Marginal Gains

Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces

Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.

From The42 We'll learn a hell of a lot being in the cauldron of Argentina - Greg Feek Scrums

We'll learn a hell of a lot being in the cauldron of Argentina - Greg Feek

Ireland’s scrum coach is happy with the progress made this season, but recognises that more growth is required.

From The42 Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform Analysis

Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform

Using videos and GIFs of some of last weekend’s Super Rugby action, we look at some strong examples.

From The42 You won't be hearing the 'yes, nine' call in this weekend's Heineken Cup Rule Change

You won't be hearing the 'yes, nine' call in this weekend's Heineken Cup

The IRB has made a greatly welcome alteration to the scrum-related protocol.

From The42 Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross Prop Life

Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross

The Ireland international tight head prop gives an insight into how the law changes at scrum time have impacted.

From The42 'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy Church

'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy

The Ireland international claims to be unsurprised by his 22-year-old teammate’s development.

From The42 Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack Prop Life

Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack

The Munster tight head knows how important the set piece contest will be at Thomond Park on Saturday.

From The42 Feek calls for calm over new scrum rules Scrums

Feek calls for calm over new scrum rules

Leinster’s coach says that the updated laws will take time to be perfected.

From The42 Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht Pro 12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

From The42 RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action I Spy This post contains videos

RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action

Footage from the new camera will be featured in Sky’s coverage of Newcastle Falcons v London Scottish this weekend.