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Am I too small to play rugby?

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  • Am I too small to play rugby?

    i played hockey for 14 years and i wanted to try something new. im now a college sophomore and i wanted to go out for the school rugby team. im about 5'8" and weigh around 155-160 pounds with a muscular build. i'm a fairly fast runner. my question is am i too small for rugby?

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    No -- in certain rugby positions it is actually possible to be "too" large. It's one of the...

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  • Am I to small to play rugby?

    I am an american freshman in high school and i am trying out for the JV rugby team this spring. I am 115 Ibs and I am 5'5. I play american football so I am used to contact and I have alot of agility and strength. I honestly know nothing of rugby and...

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    One of the best Welsh Rugby players ever is Shane Williams- at international standard and only 5'7"...

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  • Am I too SMALL to play rugby ?

    I really want to tryout for my highschool rugby team which is ages 14-16 and I am 14 and I'm 5"2 in height also 98 pounds in weight I understand rugby is a rough sport but I really like it and I've never played so I would like to try . I asked my...

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    It dosent matter how big you are. There are positions for people of all sizes on the field. Generally...

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  • Too small to play rugby?

    I love the hardcore intensity of rugby, and I love to play sports. I played volleyball in highschool, and am lookinng to get involved in an intramural or club rugby at college next year.. When I visited their info booth at orientation this summer, they...

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    You're not small to play rugby. You can try playing the halves or if you're good in running, in the...

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  • Too small to play rugby?

    Alright well im 14 and im thinking about joining my highschools rugby team ( THEY DONT HAVE A FOOTBALL TEAM ) and i wanted to know if i was too small. Im 5'1, 107 pounds and i am very fast. I play football outside of school on a rep team and im very...

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    Of course you aren't too small! No one is too small to play rugby, and besides, you are young, and probably...

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  • Can small people play rugby?

    Im only 5'3" and 105 lbs. Some girls approached me to sign up for rugby. I thought that rugby players are supposed to be strong and big. They said at least I would be fast. Should I try to play rugby, or would I snap in half if I got tackled?

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    Some positions (like scrum half) actually require a small stature. Peter Stringer earned 100 odd caps...

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  • Am I too small to play Second Row (Lock) in Rugby?

    I used to play rugby when I was 16, and had to quit for family reasons. At the time, I was relatively tall at 6ft 2, weighing about 14.5 stone, but since then I've not grown in height. Now I'm 18, and weigh around 16 stone, allowing for muscle gain,...

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    You could give back row a go if you wanted; you could make a good 8 or flanker. Don't rule out 2nd row...

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  • Am I too small to play rugby?/Will I probably get injured?

    So I am going to American University and am looking into playing club rugby. THINGS THAT WORK IN MY FAVOR: I have wrestled for about 13 years and am very proficient at the sport. THINGS THAT DO NOT: I way ***135lbs*** and I've been told by many that...

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    The people who say you are too small have no knowledge of the game. There are some positions in rugby...

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  • I want to play rugby.. I'm pretty small..?

    Hi, I'm a 15 year old girl and I'm pretty small. Im 5 foot and about 105 pounds. I was thinking about starting rugby, I've played a few times but we havent started tackling yet. I love it. But I was just wondering if anyone had some suggestions for me...

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    3 suggestions from a long time player. 1. Learn to tackle properly. If you have good technique then...

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  • Am I too small to play rugby in college?

    I'm around 5'9" and weigh 150 lbs. I've never played rugby before but am joining the club team at my college. I'm fairly athletic and have played sports such as basketball, cross country, track, and wrestled. Am I too small? What position best fits...

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    Rugby describes itself as a sport which has a place for all shapes and sizes. Whenever someone asks...

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