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Scrums Explained
Caimh (IP Logged)
29 March, 2012 14:44
Emmet Byrne Explains Scrums

Hopefully, if I got the linky thing right - above is a link to an article in the Irish Times where Emmet Byrne explains how scrums work in great detail. If, like me, you've always wondered what on earth is going on, this has a lot more detail than anything else I've ever seen.

Re: Scrums Explained
Griff (IP Logged)
29 March, 2012 15:26
Thanks for that Caimh, a really good explanation (that makes sense from my limited scrummaging experience). Perhaps Mr Richards (from Sunday) can read it and then watch Dan Cole at scrums more closely...

Re: Scrums Explained
Seamus O'Rielly (IP Logged)
29 March, 2012 18:03
Just as I thought, nothing to it!! (Sm105)

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AlecW (IP Logged)
29 March, 2012 20:26
Absolutely top notch - thanks for posting this...!!!

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GSB111 (IP Logged)
29 March, 2012 21:41
Fascinating article - truly a dark-art!!

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MontrealExile (IP Logged)
01 April, 2012 10:39
Dark art indeed......



Re: Scrums Explained
jojo (IP Logged)
02 April, 2012 19:59
Emmett clearly forgets to mention that the props have to bind properly and that was one area which the irish didn't.

It's clear that players like Tongahua, mujati, Stevens struggle. Marler usually can get a very long bind.

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