USA Rugby publishes the Game Management Guidelines to advise referees on how to ensure matches are played fairly and safely. It is a useful resource for coaches, players, and parents to know what to expect in a match.
On this page you will find three types of rugby guides:
Booklet from World Rugby
Explains the rules clearly with animations and video clips.
Yes, it's a video game intro, but it explains the rules pretty well.
Explains the rules by comparing to American football.
A terrific example of non-stop action in rugby. See how offense, defense, passing, rucking, persistence, and fitness come together to lead to a try.
Looking for a informative video on How To Know About Lineouts? This practical tutorial explains accurately how it's done, and will help you get good at rugby.
Jonny Wilkinson is acknowledged as one of the rugby world's great distributors. In this exclusive video, let the Toulon, England and Lions star show you how to make the perfect pass. He focuses on:
• Finger Placement
• Control of the Ball
• Spin Passing
No player has kicked more penalites in the history of rugby that Jonny Wilkinson, So if you want to learn how to kick three (or two points for a conversion) points time and time again who better to show you the tricks of the trade. Click below to discover the lessons you can learn from the best in the business.
USA Eagles back coach and Stanford head coach, Matt Sherman teaches the fundamentals of drop- punting a rugby ball.
Learn about the breakdown from legendary All Black Richie Mccaw. This video clip focuses on the assist tackle.
Learn about how a flanker (or potentially forward) can get to the right position after a scrum.
Refer to the diagram below for the positions relative to the scrum. Then scroll down for videos on how to play each position, thanks to the rugby podcast "Scrummage".
Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the last line of defense, the fullback!