Quite a number of differences over time Basically League has 13 players union 15 (the 2 flankers were removd in league) The numbering starts from the fullback as no 1 in league and from loose head head at no 1 in union No rucks and mauls in league but are in union No lineouts in league and are in union Point scoring are different values subs 5 in union 3 in league
In Rugby an infringement is when a players has broken the rules of play. E.g. tackled another player on their head.
Loose head prop
Absolutely. There are rumours in the world of Rugby Union that Mike Phillips of Wales and Ospreys is being head hunted by another European team and could be the first million pound signing
Gum shield and sometimes a head-gaurd
There are 8 players in the pack of forwards in a rugby union team. Here are the numbers and positions:Loose-head PropHookerTight-head PropSecond RowSecond RowBlindside FlankerOpenside Flanker(Known as the positions number; '8')There are 6 players in the pack for RRugby League (they have dropped the flanker position)8 - Prop9 - hooker10 - prop11- Second Row12 - Second Row13 - Back row loose forward
A Prop in rugby refers to the loose-head prop + tight-head prop, numbers 1 and 3, they are members of the front row in the scrum and are usually the heaviest players on the team.
Basically it does not matter greatly as it is the props physical strength that does make a difference. However, players that have studied the "dark arts" of the front row will frequently prefer the taller to be the loosehead
Andy Robinson succeeded Clive Woodward as England's head coach.
many things 1. how do they train 2. how long it takes 3. have they always wanted to be a rugby player? surely you can think of stuff of the top of your head...
Most rugby players wear shoulder pads, which protects them when they tackle and for when they are in a scrum or ruck. The players who go in the scrums and rucks wear scrum hats, this prevents them from head injuries, but also prevents cauliflower ears. And nearly all the players wear gum shields to protect their teeth.