Rugby For Dummies

by Mathew Brown (Author), Patrick Guthrie (Author)
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Rugby basics for fans, players, and parents who are new to the game, plus all the latest developments for those returning to the sport

Rugby For Dummies, Fourth Edition teaches you the essential elements of the fast-growing sport of rugby, so you can follow all the action—and get ready for the U.S.-hosted 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cups. This helpful Dummies guide also gives you the information that you need to start playing or coaching rugby. You’ll get clear explanations of the rules, insight into strategy and tactics, and info on all the most popular tournaments around the globe. Learn about the rugby greats of yesterday, plus get updates on the most significant changes at every level, from high school to international level. This new edition covers the evolution of the laws that govern play and looks at how the women’s game and the sevens version of the sport have grown.

  • Learn how rugby is played, including necessary skills and strategies for winning
  • Take a look at the most entertaining North American and international rugby competitions
  • Get tips for joining a rugby team or becoming a rugby coach
  • Familiarize yourself with the history of previous World Cups in time for the next one

This is the perfect Dummies guide for anyone who wants to better understand all aspects of the game of rugby.

Publication date
March 15, 2023
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File size
13 MB
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