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Rugby For Dummies, 3rd Edition (North American Edition)

ISBN: 978-1-118-04332-5
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384 pages
August 2011
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Introduction 1

Part I: Rugby: Roots, Boots, and All 7

Chapter 1: Rugby's Beginnings, Allure, and a Basic Overview 9

Chapter 2: The Basics 19

Chapter 3: Grab Your Rugby Gear 33

Part II: Getting Down and Dirty 45

Chapter 4: Location, Location, Location: Positions on the Pitch 47

Chapter 5: Laying Down the Laws 65

Chapter 6: Understanding the Fundamentals 77

Chapter 7: Playing the Game 97

Chapter 8: The Art of Scrummaging 113

Chapter 9: Lineouts: Restarting from Touch 127

Chapter 10: Individual Skills 143

Chapter 11: Tactics and Teamwork 165

Chapter 12: Talented Training 183

Part III: Welcome to the Oval Planet 193

Chapter 13: The World Cup 195

Chapter 14: The International Calendar 211

Chapter 15: North American Rugby 227

Chapter 16: Amateur Rugby in North America 243

Chapter 17: Collegiate, High School, and Youth Rugby in North America 251

Part IV: Coaching and Refereeing 259

Chapter 18: Coaching 261

Chapter 19: Coaching Certifi cation and Advancement 273

Chapter 20: Managing the Game: The Referee 281

Part V: Following the Game: The Informed Fan 289

Chapter 21: Get Your Game: Rugby on TV 291

Chapter 22: Spectating and Staying in Touch with Rugby News 297

Part VI: The Part of Tens 309

Chapter 23: The Ten Greatest North American Men 311

Chapter 24: The Ten Greatest North American Women 317

Chapter 25: The Ten Best Rugby Moments 323

Glossary 331

Index 341

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