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You need power and balance, due to the majority of contesting rucks and mauls... As the game is really physical you'll obviously need power to dominate your opponent and balance to hold your own

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The definition of power is Speed X Strength OR performing strength movements quickly

Tackling someone hard (strength) and fast (speed) is more effective than just hitting them with stength.

You have to tackle them quickly so that they don't get away and to tackle you need strength.

So you need Power in Rugby!

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Rugby is a very competitive sport, the hits the rugby players get will probably snap a footballer in half, so they need the power 2 deal with the damage

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When running carrying a ball, holding on to another player or tackling balace helps maintains the players sense of direction, special awareness and mobility skills.

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