Rugby: flanker

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Openside flanker position afte...

My coach has put me at openside flanker and I'm confused of where i should be after the scrum. Should I be attacking the opposing scrum half or just trailing behind the backs waiting to clean up/ form a ruck? It would be great to know what I'm doing !

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Flanker pickup from scrum | Sp...

Is it legal for a flanker to unbind and pick up the ball from a scrum if the ball comes to his channel?

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During an under 16's game the defending team had a?

During an under 16's game the defending team had a flanker sin binned.In the resulting scrum(on there 5m line) the ref told us to remove a flanker from the pack as the scrum needs to be of equal numbers. Is this right or should they have used a back to replace the flanker?

Richard Toye Coach, England

how would you employ the blind side flanker from a?

how would you employ the blind side flanker from a line out, both in defense and attack

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what psychological traits do you need to be a flanker?

what psychological traits do you need to be a flanker?

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what is a flanker

what is a flanker

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Flanker protecting the Scrum Half?How can a Flanker?

Flanker protecting the Scrum Half? How can a Flanker protect the Scrum-Half at a scrum without holding on to the oppositions Scrum Half? Also any advice for an Openside flanker on tackling the fly-half from scrums?

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Breakdown. I play openside flanker and could anyone?

Breakdown. I play openside flanker and could anyone offer any advice on effecting turnovers, now that you have to release the player once they've gone to ground?

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Making the full-back position an attractive proposition.

Making the full-back position an attractive proposition. Often over-looked, the full-back position is a vital player in anyones team if he is used and brought into the game. Does anyone have any technical/positional material to coach prospective players in this position?

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how to practice awarness for a...

how to practice awarness for a flanker

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what tips would you give for a...

what tips would you give for a flanker aged 17

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please how do idefine the play...

please how do idefine the players in the pitchie. who is the flanker, hooker, fly half etc

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What tactics can be used when ...

What tactics can be used when chasing a box kick? In addition to the blind side wing chasing the kick, what patterns could be used to regain possession or limit counter attacking possibilities?

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Any tips / drills to teach my ...

Any tips / drills as to what rest of team can do to support so No 8 doesn't charge ahead and get isolated.

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Forward positions at kickoffs ...

Hi there, I was wondering thoughts on forward positions at the kickoff. Do you have the catchers deep so the are coming forward to meet the ball or have one deep and one short? For the pods do you have a "quick" pod made up of all three loosies and a lock and a "slow" pod made up of the front row and the lock or do you split them in two pods made up of a prop, a lock and two loosies and the other pod of a prop, a lock, the hooker and a loosie? Who would you tell to be the ball carrier, body movers and bridger? All thoughts welcome. CheersDave

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What is the current thinking r...

What is the current thinking regarding kickoff receiving alignment?

Gary Kent Coach, United States of America

Hooking with left foot | Sport...

Hi, Few years ago, I have heard a hooker telling that sometimes he was hooking with the left foot. I did not try to ask further at that time, but now I am wondering to know in which circumstance should a hooker do so. Is he allowed ? mostly for the team introducing the ball or the opposing team ? To have a stronger pressure against the opposing 1st row ? Thx for your comments

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With all the protective equipm...

With all the protective equipment now on the market, does anyone know what the best Head protector and shoulder protector on the market is. Its for a hard hiiting 16 year old that doesnt hold back which is why im looking for the best. I know that protective gear isnt the be all and end all but it might help him in some situations. Thanks.

Riki Tanner Coach, Germany

First time coaching the U13s n...

I have just started helping our head coach with under12's team. He wants to retire and has put me forward to be head coach next season. I am a little worried on how i should aproach training with the boys, going to a full 15 a side team on a full pitch. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Moves from Penalty Situations ...

Can anyone suggest some attacking Penalty Moves I can use with my U13s?

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