Below you will find a series of short intro videos to help explain some of the basics of Rugby. These were created by AIG and the New Zealand All Blacks. Each video is 2 minutes or less, and will give you and your child a solid basic understanding of the game.
Start of the Match:
The Scrum and LineOut:
Now you know the basics of the game, try watching a few matches on youtube and see if you can keep up!
Fun Fact: There are no differences in the rules between men’s and women’s rugby.
FOR THE PARENTS:
Below are two Powerpoint Presentations that VYRA uses during our Parent Presentation section of our annual Vermont Youth Rugby Camp hosted in April. Feel free to download, print and use our presentation for your personal use or for your team’s purposes.
FOR THE FANS:
- Spectator’s Guide to Rugby: http://www.rugbyny.org/files/file/playthegame/Spectator_Guide.pdf
- USA Rugby Intro to Rugby: http://www.rugbyny.org/files/file/playthegame/Introduction_to_Rugby_Final.pdf
- IRB’s Guide to Rugby: http://www.rugbyny.org/files/file/playthegame/Beginners_Guide.pdf