Winning Wednesday! 01/02/17

Last week the 2’s team, played exceptionally well and won 41-12! After all their hard work, it was certain that this term was going to be a great success for them, and they were right. Again, the weather was rubbish! It was wet and cold but the boys powered through and won 24-17 against Greenwich!…

Winning Wednesday! 25/1/17

Today the second’s Team played in the fog and cold. Their game resulted in another win- keeping Wednesday’s as Winning Wednesday! The weather was horrible, there was light rain, heavy fog and very cold, but the boys played so well. With the final score being 41-12 to Essex Uni. This was their first game since…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

This week I am looking at Rugby players ACL and the injuries experienced. Firstly, the ACL is in the middle of the knee, and it prevents the shin bone from sliding out and in front of the thigh bone. The type of injury you can have with your ACL is tearing or over-stretching of this…

Ligament tears

Injuries in sport are very common, especially in Rugby as your body is put to the test when being tackled, in scrums and lineouts. This week I am looking at ankles and the possible injuries. Ankles are a joint between the leg and foot, it is like a hinge as it allows movement up and…

Lineouts

Lineouts This set piece within a game is used to restart play once the ball has gone off the pitch. The official formation of a lineout is when two players from each team arrive at the point of line out. Once the lineout is formed, the attacking team can decide on the number of players…