However much you love rugby, a 5:45 alarm call on a Saturday morning is always hard. We had a squad of 8 forwards and 2 backs heading all the way to CERN and it’s water-logged pitch for the fourth and final Super 7’s tournament of the season.
First up was Bern, who we narrowly beat . . . → Read More: Dangels are Swiss 7′s Champions!
16 players & 1 coach made the long, early morning trip to Monthey to play the very first ladies game @ this club. The home team had impressed with their strong tackling in the home game in autumn and had an impressive amount of support pitch-side. The Dangels started the game in slightly messy fashion . . . → Read More: Sunday is the rugby day
It was never going to be pretty, and the conditions really did not suit our backs. Playing on Lugano’s second pitch, the size of a large apartment, the teams faced awful conditions, with large parts of the pitch under water.
Sadly, RCL started too slowly, and Lugano got a very early try off a sloppy . . . → Read More: Fighting display in Lugano by RCL Men
Below is a pdf document called “Beginner’s Guide to Rugby” – a very useful read (thanks, Paul)…
Beginner’s Guide to Rugby
A very nervous set of players gathered in wintery conditions for our last home game of this half of the season against one of the stronger teams in Switzerland: Bern. The opening 20 minutes of the men’s’ victory v. Wurenlos and a good warm-up got us in the right frame-of-mind and we started the game strongly. . . . → Read More: RCL Dangels 48 – 10 Bern Red Devils
After a long (and yet unending) winter, RCL Men has a good opportunity to get back to match fitness against Ligue B counterparts Würenlos. With no competitive rugby since mid-November, the team was at risk of being very rusty as we were to return to the league against Neuchâtel the following week.
Within the first . . . → Read More: Good win in Cup for RCL Men vs Würenlos