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With NFL Concussions at High, League Needs Rugby Tackling Technique

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RWU HQ – After a steady decline in each of the last three years, NFL Concussions have reached a four-year high in the NFL. This season saw 271 concussions take place, compared to 206 in 2004. Something needs to change. More teams need to start teaching rugby-style tackling. And not just at the professional level. […]

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Tom Burgess Continuing NFL Tour

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RWU HQ – The journey continues.  South Sydney Rabbitohs prop Tom Burgess has continued his tour of workouts around the NFL. After working out as a tight end with the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants last week, the rugger worked out for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks this week. “Burgess has been given the […]

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Jarryd Hayne Faces Adversity

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RWU HQ – For the first time in his NFL career, San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hanye has faced a setback.  The former NRL star was inactive Thursday night when the 49ers faced NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks. This was the first time in his NFL career that Hayne was inactive. While starting running […]

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Rugby-Style Tackling Back In Spotlight With World Cup Here

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RWU HQ – The Rugby World Cup is finally here! Which means, rugby and rugby concepts are the talk of the water cooler here in the United States. And one of them is rugby-style tackling in American football. (The other is Jarryd Hayne, and we’ve discussed him rather often lately, so we’ll move on… For now.) […]

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Rugby-style Tackling Making Waves In NFL

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RWU HQ – After a short power outage due to a severe thunderstorm and threat of a tornado, my power is back on and Internet is up and running. And with that, I bring you some interesting news in the NFL. It seems that more teams are catching on to the rugby-style tackling technique first adopted […]

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Jarryd Hayne To NFL: New Twist?

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DETROIT, MI – The world of rugby that revolves around former National Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne took another turn this week. After encountering some problems with his work visa last week, Hayne had to return home to Australia and decided to take a break from his journey to the NFL over the Christmas holiday. […]

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