Rugby Guides

How to Play Each Position

Rugby 101: Understanding Player Positions

The Rugby Podcast

Learn how to play every position in rugby union

How to Play Prop (#1 or #3)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the meat machines of the front row, the loose head and tight head props!

How to Play Hooker (#2)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the pack leader, the hooker!

How to Play Lock - "Second Row" (#4 or #5)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the engine room of the scrum, the 2 locks!

How to Play Flanker (#6 or #7)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the work horses of the team, the 2 flankers!

How to Play Number 8 (#8)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the last man in the forwards, the number 8!

How to Play Scrum Half (#9)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the link man between the forwards and the backs, the scrum-half!

How to Play Fly Half (#10)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the commander of the team, the fly-half!

How to Play Center (#12 or #13)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the skill full powerhouses of the backs, the centers!

How to Play Wing (#11 or #14)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the speed machines known as the wingers!

How to Play Fullback (#15)

Learn how to play every position in rugby union, with this episode centering on the last line of defense, the fullback!