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Common Injuries Suffered in Rugby

Sebastian Langer 0
The game of rugby has earned something of a reputation for itself due to the physical interaction that takes place between the players while out on the field. Because it’s a fast-paced contact sport usually played by a large number of strong male players, it’s inevitable that many of them are going to sustain injuries at one point or another. In fact, some injuries are so common within the game that anyone who plays it expects to suffer from at least one of them at one point or another.

The Origins And Evolution Of Rugby

Sebastian Langer 0
As one of the most popular games in the world, rugby has a massive, international following that spans millions of diehard fans. It’s also home to global sporting events that involve some of the best athletes that the sporting world has ever seen, and it continues to gain popularity around the world.

Rugby SA’s Psychology Helped Win RWC

Sebastian Langer 0
With the Rugby World Championship title in their pockets, the Springboks had every reason to be proud, not only of their physical prowess at winning the match, but because of the host of psychological tricks that they employed on the referee, Jerome Garces, to sway marginal decisions.

Big Earners In The World Of Rugby

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The success of the 1995 World Cup Rugby – hosted by South Africa - was the catalyst to move rugby from the amateur to the professional arena. Backed by the IRB, which declared Rugby Union club members salaried, rugby players are today some of the highest paid sports people in the world.

Regions Around the World Where Rugby is Worshiped

Sebastian Langer 0
As one of the world’s most popular sports, rugby has millions of followers around the world, and it’s difficult to find someone that doesn't like to sit back after a long day and watch their favourite teams fighting it out. But the popularity of the sport isn’t equal everywhere, and some regions love the sport so much that it’s become something of a religion to them. These are some of the places where rugby is just as much a part of the community as the local government.

5 Highest-Paid Rugby Players

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When it comes to the top-paid sportspeople, male footballers take the cake. However, as the highest-paid rugby players per season prove, you would be a fool to think that all the big money is limited to footie.