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Any Ruggers?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by Ipunchwalls, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Jul 20, 2010 at 11:07 PM
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    Just seeing if there are any rugby players on TW. I played for 5 years in college at UF, love the fucking sport, but work and the fact my collar bone is no longer/barely attached to my acromion process has kept me sidelined for the past 1.5 years. I miss it :(
     
  2. Jul 20, 2010 at 11:12 PM
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    you got one here in MD. I didnt play for a hugh school like you did but i did play in my schools beer league team. I played hooker and sometimes flanker. What about you?
     
  3. Jul 20, 2010 at 11:20 PM
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    flank, 8, and got moved to lock after one of ours graduated which was not my most favorite, but I was damn good at it. Well I didn't play for my HS, but I played in the St. Patty's tourny in Savannah, GA a few years. That's how I got started. But yeah, flanker is by far the best position, though 8 man is close (just sucks cramming your head between 2 locks' asses)
     
  4. Aug 8, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    Hey guys just got on the forum recently. I'm out in San Diego but I played four years for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut, mainly hook, but some flank and 8. Separated my shoulder and messed up my right ring finger real bad. I had a second surgery on it last week to implant an artificial joint. The first was to reattach all the ligaments and the other stuff. Whatever. Love the sport.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    RUGBY PLAYERS SHOW YOURSELVES :eek:
     
  6. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    #10 here.

    Used to play most of the back line before I decided I was spending entirely too much time in the ER.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    Fullback retired. I separated my shoulder one too many times and like my job flying helicopters more than I like playing rugby...so I have to give it up.
     
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    well the common trend here seems to be everyone getting hurt...lol
     
  9. Nov 10, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    So many illegal hits...
     
  11. Nov 10, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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    yeah i got another concussion just watching that video
     
  12. Nov 10, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    #4,5 or 8 here!! played at northern Illinois university during my college days. took this season off but will get back to playing with the northwest woodsmen.
     
  13. Nov 10, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    Looks like we need one more and we can challenge someone to a sevens match...
     
  14. Nov 10, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Tacomaworld.com sevens team...awesome!! we could challenge the ford or dodge guys
     
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    I'm down!!
     
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    I'd need a long camp to get back into the swing...but that could be fun
     
  17. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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    Ha, you and I both. Sevens was by far the most exhausting thing I've ever done.
     
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    #15 fullback in college. Had to stop because playing rugby and passing my college classes weren't mutually exclusive. It was more of a drinking team with a rugby problem...:D
     
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    I always wanted to try fullback...that and fly half.

    I remember playing a team in college and during kick off one of them asked us to go easy on them because they were hungover from the previous night. needless to say that was a fun game haha :D
     
  20. Nov 11, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    Fullback is a lot of fun until the bull of a man on the other team comes barreling through your defense. Then you're all that's left between him and the a try. Flyhalf seems like fun! We has this wirey guy who was incredibly hard to tackle as our flyhalf. I'm small, quick and could kick since I came from a soccer background so fullback suited me well.
     
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