URC defenses and attacks: who’s got the best of both worlds?

Nowadays you can't win much in rugby if you're proficient in one aspect of the game only, be it offense or defense. You've got to bring your "A" game when getting closer to the opponents 22 and at the same time defend in full strength from the second you lose the ball. Attacking is nothing … Leggi tutto URC defenses and attacks: who’s got the best of both worlds?

Italian rugby academies towards a substantial reform

The production of young, high-level talent in the Italian rugby movement has been since long restricted to a single national academy gathering the very best athletes on a yearly invitational basis. Recently, the production of players seemingly ready for professional rugby has substantially increased and this has been noticed by many, with Italy U20 consistently … Leggi tutto Italian rugby academies towards a substantial reform