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Physical Testing In Rugby

2017-05-16T13:30:28+00:00By |

There is often some anxiety about r among players due to the concern that their condition will not be good enough for their team. While these tests are in place to assess whether you are in the right condition for the game, they were not designed to decide whether you will make the team or not. A simple change in mind-set


Margate youngster impresses IRASA Team

2016-10-21T09:40:46+00:00By |

Tristin Parsons blew away some of South Africa’s top rugby coaches during an Investec International Rugby Academy course at St Charles College last week. The Margate youngster was one of 22 players who attended the four-day intermediate players course where he worked on his skills under the expert tutelage of ex-professional players and coaches Braam van Straaten, Greg Miller, Paul


Rugby Academy Graduate Debuts In Six Nations

2016-02-09T15:32:01+00:00By |

Advanced course graduate Tommy Allan, nephew of IRASA hooker positional specific coach and ex-international John Allan made his debut for Scotland under 20 against England on February 4, 2012. This versatile center and utility back attended the Advanced course held at Michael House Boys College(2009). Tommy received his one-on-one positional coaching by backline specialist Dick Muir and world class utility


Rugby Pre-Season Training

2016-10-21T09:40:47+00:00By |

It is that time of the year where we, at the Investec International Rugby Academy, are getting into gear to assist schools throughout South Africa in their preparations for the new season. Preseason is essential for teams and players to prepare correctly and set the foundation to allow for week in and week out training and competing. The better prepared

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The Investec International Rugby Academy paves the way

2016-10-21T09:40:48+00:00By |

The selection and participation of five rugby players currently competing in the IRB Junior World Championships in Cape Town pays testiment to the successes of the Investec International Rugby Academy (IIRA). South Africans Braam Steyn, Tony Jantjies and Patrick Howard along with international players Tommie Allan (Scotland) and Oliver Hoskins (Australia) attended the 2011 IIRA elite courses. It was here

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