Do Rugby Players Wear Shin Guards? (Explained)

Rugby players traditionally wear their socks rolled up to the knee. So, it’s not obvious if they are wearing shin pads. If you’re getting ready to join a club session for the first time, you may be wondering if you should go and buy a pair. But you probably shouldn’t grab the nearest pads in … Read more

Glasses, Contacts, And Goggles In Rugby

If you’ve watched a rugby match, you probably noticed that the players don’t wear glasses. So, you may be wondering if rugby players are allowed to wear spectacles. And if they’re not, are they allowed use any corrective eyewear? This article reviews the use of glasses, contact lenses, and sports goggles in Rugby Union. Can … Read more

How To Clean Rugby Boots (Explained)

Your first rugby match on a muddy field will make you wonder: can you take a shortcut to cleaning your boots by using the washing machine? How about throwing them into the dryer afterward? If you’ve been playing for a few months, you also may be looking for tips to get the smell out of … Read more