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Rugby: A Development Tool For Primary School Boys

2017-10-22T19:15:56+00:00 By |

We frequently meet parents who allow their children to avoid sport because “my child is just not into sport” or “he is just not a team player”. While there is nothing wrong with these statements, there’s more to playing sport than just making a team, in fact their long-term health relies on participating in organized sport from a young age.


Eggcellent Nutrition For Young Sportsmen

2017-10-12T15:46:53+00:00 By |

It’s National Nutrition Week and we take a look at a delicious protein-packed ingredient that can be incorporated into almost every recipe; eggs – an athlete’s best friend when it comes to a protein-rich addition to your meal.  This natural, nutritious, and conveniently packaged  food even has its own special day commemorating its value - World Egg Day on 13



2017-09-23T13:06:17+00:00 By |

We love to keep up with the technological trends and developments in the game. Our new favourite toy emerging in the market is the mobile virtual player (MVP)! Type this into your YouTube search bar and you will find a number of videos where players are incorporating this into their training. What is it? It is the first upright mobile



2017-09-23T13:04:16+00:00 By |

The beauty of rugby is that the game depends on a group effort – right from the coaching team, the players and the assistant specialists – all are needed to make a unit successful. However, not every school has the capacity to fill all these positions necessary to perform at their best every season – and understandably so. At The


Treatment Of Sprains For Sporting Success

2017-09-11T22:13:09+00:00 By |

Strains, sprains and general aches and pains are a part of every sport; however, when left untreated and ignored, more severe injuries may form. It is important that, from a young age, sportsmen are familiar with the correct methods of healing for a good sports season.   We are lucky enough to have former Sharks and Lions physiotherapist, Ruan Fourie,


World Rugby Records – How many do you know?

2017-09-03T20:36:27+00:00 By |

Most people can recall one or two memorable record moments in the game – usually records that their national team has set. This Heritage Month, we look at the heritage of South African rugby -  those who set national and international records in the game. Many of our national record holders prove that size and strength are not everything, and


Top 10 World Rugby Logos Defined

2017-08-18T14:47:00+00:00 By |

Ever wondered how some of the world’s best rugby teams come up with their logos? We take a look at World Rugby’s top 10 international rugby teams and the meanings behind their unique logos. Not all of them are the national emblems; some have some unique stories to tell that inspire, unite and mobilise rugby fans to stadiums in support


Teen Insomnia: Be Smart With Phone Habits

2017-08-08T15:58:36+00:00 By |

Nowadays, it is rare to find a teenager that isn’t constantly glued to their smartphone. But with the continuous rise in technological advances, lots specifically targeting them, can we really blame them for being so addicted?   We all know that too much time spent in front of devices is a bad thing; affecting social skills, healthy activity and concentration,


Turning Your Passion For The Game Into Good

2017-08-08T15:53:15+00:00 By |

Do you have a love for rugby but don’t play anymore? Sometimes even the most die-hard rugby fans miss being a part of the action at times and being a spectator just doesn’t quite fill the void. While you could join a social club and play your heart out, sometimes our bodies are just not quite what they used to


Fast Food Cheats & Rugby Performance

2017-07-19T18:36:23+00:00 By |

There are thousands of articles about the effects of junk food on general health; however, these facts are often not enough to filter out the occasional temptation to order that burger that will arrive immediately and is devoured in minutes. Within 10 minutes, it is easy to forget that this even happened; however, don’t be surprised when you don’t feel