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2012-02-21 11:45:19

How they won Rugby World Cup through height, mass and collective experience Rugby teams with the tallest backs, heaviest forwards, and greatest amount of collective experience are likely to be the most successful at World Cup level, reveals research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The researchers collected information on the weight, height and age of all players, including starters and substitutes who took part in Rugby World Cup matches between 1987 and...

2011-09-29 11:03:21

A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine highlights the injury risks for schoolboys playing rugby. The research shows that the chance of a school player suffering an injury during a single season is at least 12 per cent and, according to some research, could be as high as 90 per cent. The researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and Cass Business School, City University say there is an urgent need to inform children, parents and coaches alike about the...

2011-06-10 13:45:00

CHICAGO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago has a new game in town for kids: rugby. On Sunday afternoons through mid-June, children ages 4 - 14 are playing touch rugby at Revere Park through a partnership between the Chicago Wapiti Rugby Football Club (CWRFC) and the Chicago Park District. With a series of clinics last summer and fall, CWRFC launched the first youth rugby program in Chicago. Wapiti RFC now has players in U14, U10, U8 and U6 programs learning Rookie Rugby, a game of...

2011-04-13 05:29:00

BOURNEMOUTH, England, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LV= has teamed up with former England rugby star Matt Perry and cricket legend Mike Gatting OBE to unveil its groundbreaking new kit recycling initiative at The Stewart Hedlam School in Bethnal Green, East London. For the first time, families, schools and clubs will be able to give their unwanted rugby and cricket kit which will be donated to disadvantaged young people in the UK and overseas. With lack of access to equipment cited as one...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.