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Author: Howard Johnson Foreword: England Team Manager Martin Johnson
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"The Rugby Union Manual offers you everything you need to become a better rugby player" Martin Johnson, England Team Manager

The Rugby Union Manual is the book no rugby player or fan should be without. Created with the complete cooperation of the Rugby Football Union and the England Senior 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.

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.

Contents Include:

  • Specific advice on how to play in all positions
  • Key areas of the game explained
  • Authentic RFU-approved drills as used by the England teams including easy-to follow diagrams
  • Twickenham - Exclusive 'Behind The Scenes' photos at England's HQ
  • Complete and unabridged IRB Laws of the Game
  • Great practical information on diet and fitness
  • Features on England's greatest ever players

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