What many people think of first when it comes to rugby is rough play, kicks, and injuries. But it is by no means rougher than any other sports where there is direct contact between opposing players! So, one of the reasons why rugby is the best sport is because it’s by no means more aggressive…
The game of rugby is almost wholly devoid of anything one might call ‘skill’; it is a game of brute force and speed and a bit of tactical planning and that’s yer lot. Perhaps that’s why the middle classes, which have never been any good at sport, or very much else, like it so much.Sep…
Disadvantages of American Football and Rugby Quite physical sport. High risk for injuries. Practicing American football takes a lot of time. May conflict with other career paths. Plenty of equipment is needed. High levels of pressure. Not easy to learn. Stress with your teammates.
While it is definitely effective to use your head to tackle, it’s really dangerous in the long run when it comes to repeated head injuries and micro-concussions. Over time, players can sustain injuries to the brain through consistent trauma to the head both in practice and in games.May 5, 2020
Builds strength: Rugby is a great sport for boosting upper body strength, with strong arms needed for tackling and throwing, and muscular strength required for this contact sport. It develops the leg muscles because running and battling in scrums need powerful leg muscles.
This means that rugby players have to have much more stamina, but it also means that football is open to stronger and bigger players with less natural endurance. Football players can be considerably bigger; in fact the heaviest football players are around 380 pounds, whilst rubgy players max out at around 280 pounds.
In terms of health, you are probably healthier playing football as rugby’s spinal injuries are a real concern and it is probably a hundred times more physical than football. Rugby is more dangerous, more physical, more complicated and it’s the game I grew up with. Football is faster, more open, and simpler.Apr 6, 2010