Rugby: A Player's Guide to the Laws

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9780002187008: Rugby: A Player's Guide to the Laws

Rugby players, more than any other sportsmen, do not have a thorough understanding of their game, especially the latest changes. As a result, many are playing far below their true potential. With this witty and imaginative guide to rugby laws, ex-referee Derek Robinson takes the rugby lawbook and turns it inside-out to explain clearly and concisely how, where and in what situations the various laws apply. Informative explanations are accompanied by annotated illustrations of on-field play. For players, referees, coaches and spectators alike, this book should add a new dimension to your understanding of the game.

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‘The perfect companion for any keen rugby player’
Daily Express

‘Displays a sharp wit’ Daily Telegraph

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THE LAWS OF RUGBY MADE SIMPLE – FOR PLAYERS, REFEREES, COACHES AND SPECTATORS

When is a player offside and what puts him onside?

How does the advantage law work?

When is a knock-on allowable?

How can you score 10 points – without your opponents touching the ball?

The answers to these and many other questions can be found in this witty and easy-to-use guide to the laws of rugby union. Derek Robinson sees the game through the players' eyes and explains not only how the laws work, but why they exist at all. With over 60 practical illustrations and featuring the latest law changes up to the 1995 Rugby World Cup, you can be sure that winning rugby starts here!

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