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Rugby Union Manual

The Official Guide to Playing the Game Second Edition
01 August 2012
Howard Johnson Foreword by England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster
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“The Rugby Union Manual offers everything you need to become a better rugby player”

Stuart Lancaster, England Head Coach

Released to coincide with the start of the new season, the Rugby Union Manual (2nd Edition) is the book no rugby player or fan should be without.

Created with the complete cooperation of the Rugby Football Union and the England team, the Rugby Union Manual is packed with practical information and insider tips on everything you need to get to grips with this fantastic sport.

The new second edition of the book contains a host of new material, including up to date player profiles, an exclusive look behind the scenes at Twickenham and a foreword by England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster.

England’s top internationals never forget that sound rugby technique forms the bedrock of everything they do on the field. Practising and refining the basics is an absolute must.

The Rugby Union Manual gives you all the information and advice you need to play in specific positions, develop your understanding of key areas of the game including the scrum, lineout, ruck and maul, and improve specialist individual skills such as kicking, throwing, passing and tackling.

You can also work on your own technique and learn how to play as a team by using the same drills the top young players practise within the England Academy structure.

The Rugby Union Manual is essential reading for anyone who wants to play, watch and understand rugby.

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