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Scrum interview with Murray Kinsella, the42.ie

Read this article on the42.ie Scrum Doctor Bracken taking Connacht and Wasps lessons into coaching A Heineken Cup-winning prop, Peter Bracken has developed a scrum-coaching business. THE SCRUM WAS Peter Bracken’s pride and joy as a player and his passion … Read More

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Rugby V Wrestling

Rugby V Wrestling I won the Irish Open ADCC submission wrestling (heavy weight Masters) championship at the weekend. My 1st wrestling competition. 3 matches, 3 wins, 2 submissions. It was a very enjoyable event on Sunday last 1st May 2016 … Read More

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ScrumDoctor Masterclass at Rugby Innovation Summit 2016

I am delighted to be presenting a scrum Masterclass at the Ruby Innovation Summit at the Twickenham Stoop on Tuesday 24th May. The summit is a 2 day event, May 24th and 25th.     SCRUM MASTERCLASS  How To Coach … Read More

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How about Connacht steal players from the other provinces!!

Click here to listen about how the Connacht is going to steal players Connacht beat Munster Connacht beat Munster at the Sportsground Westerners first double over Munster ever Connacht qualify for Champions Cup next season with 2 games left in Pro 12 … Read More

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Connacht are the best team in the Pro 12 2016

How are Connacht top of Pro 12? Key points of Podcast Connacht are at the top of the Pro 12 table by right not by luck Connacht beat Leinster because they were the better team on the day not because … Read More

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Rugby V MMA- part 2 – can both sports learn anything form each other regarding player/fighter protection

Rugby V MMA – head protection and breathing Boxing has got rid of the head gear in amateur boxing bringing it in line with professional boxing. Head protection is not worn at all in MMA. Boxing have done this because … Read More

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RUGBY V MMA

Rugby v MMA : I am competing in the Irish Open ADCC submission grappling tournament on May 1st 2016 I have competed in the MMA cage over a 2 year period. I have not competed in 2 years. This will be … Read More

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Jaguars scrum dominates super rugby

Jaguars take the Scrum seriously Argentina take the scrum seriously Key points All Argentinian teams take the scrum seriously Argentinians love scrummaging The Jaguars love scrummaging They use the scrum as a weapon to dominate the opposition phyically and mentally. … Read More

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Podcast : Scrums, scraps and the Rugby World Cup

Scrums Today we get to talk about the beautiful sport of rugby. Our guest is Peter Bracken of The Scrum Doctor. Peter is a scrum coach and helps players with scrum analysis. Peter was a world class rugby player, he … Read More

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Vunipola (loosehead prop-England) V Slimani (tighthead prop-France)

Vunipola V Slimani ScrumDoctor – Analysis of the scrum battle between England loosehead prop Mako Vunipola and France tighthead prop Radah Slimani in the 2014 and 2016 6 nations games. Key points to note – It was the same referee … Read More

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Podcast: ScrumDoctor preview of Ireland V Scotland 6 nations 2016

https://soundcloud.com/midlandssport/scotland-hand-england-the-six-nations-as-ireland-sparkle Ireland V Scotland 6 nations 2016 Preview Big test for Ireland V Scotland on the final weekend of 6 nations 2016. 2 teams coming off two excellent performances last week Scotland thriving with their new open style of winning … Read More

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Ban the tackle in Rugby?

To ban the tackle in under-age rugby would be the most catastrophically dangerous decision rugby could make. It would increase the amount of life-threatening injuries in early adulthood players. How could it possibly do this? Very simply, if you ban … Read More

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Ireland and England Legends – Thank you

Thank you to the fans, sponsors, players, management and organisers for a really enjoyable rugby experience A big thank you from me to all involved in the Ireland Legends V England Legends game on last Friday evening 26th Febuary 2016. … Read More

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Ireland Legends V England Legends

Ireland Legends V England Legends 2016 I’m on the Ireland Legends squad to play the England Legends next Friday night 7.45 pm at the Stoop, Twickenham. Great honour. There are 2 very strong squads competing. Can’t wait. All in the … Read More

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Dylan Hartley – Blade boots

Dylan Hartley (England rugby captain and front rower) is wearing blade boots   Blade boots are worse than useless for scrummaging. Dylan Hartley, an international hooker, front row player and captain of his country wearing boots that are detrimental and … Read More

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