Marlo Boyd tells the story of her transition from rowing to rugby after undergoing surgery for a herniated disc in her spine.
Even athletes at the top of their game need motivation to get going and music can play an essential part in this. Whether you are preparing yourself for a big run, a team training session or game day; hype songs are essential.
As part of our Player Welfare campaign we’re looking into some of the most common rugby injuries and what we can do to reduce our risk. Knee injuries are among the most common for girls and women who play rugby, or any sport for that matter, and particularly damage to the ACL.
Have you heard the word ‘concussion’ a lot lately? It’s currently a hot topic, as former rugby players are bringing a legal case against rugby organisations including World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU).
As part of our Player Welfare campaign, we’ve teamed up with Omar Heyward, a leading strength and conditioning coach, to discuss the specific characteristics of rugby & and how women and girls can prepare physically for the game.
We’ve joined forces with the brilliant team at Newton Wood® to talk about recovery and how their Epsom salt crystals can work wonders for our bodies this season. We also share our Advisory Board members’ top recovery hacks.