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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# scrums

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Speeding up the scrums a key future focus for World Rugby
The recent Scotland v France clash highlighted the frustration for many fans.
Best offers input as World Rugby outlaws dangerous 'axial loading' in scrums
The governing body has announced an amendment to its law book.
Poll: Should tackling be banned in schools?
What do you think? Is rugby too dangerous for children and young people?
Pressure mounts on rugby chiefs as academics call for school scrums to be banned
A leading expert says young people are at greater risk of concussion and brain injury.
'They keep biltong in the fridges instead of vegetables, which is brilliant'
Ireland tighthead Mike Ross knows he faces a big scrum battle on Saturday.
'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team'
Anthony Foley would like to see altered scrums, only five subs and the re-introduction of rucking in rugby.
Twitter pics, illegal angles and BJ Botha's problems with Wayne Barnes
The Munster tighthead found himself in a spot of bother at the scrum against Clermont last weekend.
Visualisation and video analysis powering McGrath in Ireland's set-pieces
Ireland’s forwards get limited time on the pitch to work on their scrums and mauls.
We'll learn a hell of a lot being in the cauldron of Argentina - Greg Feek
Ireland’s scrum coach is happy with the progress made this season, but recognises that more growth is required.
Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform
Using videos and GIFs of some of last weekend’s Super Rugby action, we look at some strong examples.
You won't be hearing the 'yes, nine' call in this weekend's Heineken Cup
The IRB has made a greatly welcome alteration to the scrum-related protocol.
Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross
The Ireland international tight head prop gives an insight into how the law changes at scrum time have impacted.
'I knew Martin Moore was going to have an impact' - Cian Healy
The Ireland international claims to be unsurprised by his 22-year-old teammate’s development.
Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack
The Munster tight head knows how important the set piece contest will be at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Feek calls for calm over new scrum rules
Leinster’s coach says that the updated laws will take time to be perfected.
Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht
Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.
RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action
Footage from the new camera will be featured in Sky’s coverage of Newcastle Falcons v London Scottish this weekend.