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Play in the opposition 22m

With ball in hand you really want to try and get into the opponents 22m area as soon as possible, especially if you opponent is a particularly dirty player. Many, many attacks have been spoiled by an opponents well timed…

Always have a Game Plan

Start every game with a definate plan. Know what your tactics are and how your going to achieve them and then stick to them no matter what! The only way you'll know if a game plan is good or not…

The element of surprise

Letting your opponent know what to expect next limits your attacking opportunities. Try to vary your methods of attack to keep your opponent's defence as hesitant as possible. If he doesn't know what to expect, he will tend to keep…

Watch a real rugby game

Watch a real game of Rugby. Often I have been sitting in the stands and thought to myself - "Hey! I should do that in Crash Tackle!". Almost anything possible in a real game of Rugby can be replicated in…

Create a game plan

Creating and refering to a simple checklist is a great way to improve your rugby game. When the game starts, as a coach you should be able to read effectively the opposition's strengths and weaknesses and alter your strategy accordingly.…

Secure the victory!

Sometimes it's better to kick for 3 points than push for the try. Everybody loves to score tries, but are they more important than a win? Good times to try for a drop-goal or kick for posts are to get…

Slow the game down

Some of the best attacking rugby moves in Crash Tackle come from a combination of well planned turns (phases). Don't be tempted to try a flambouyant move in one turn by throwing down an array of cards, unless you know…

Use your players effectively

Each type of player in your team has a specific roll to play and they will perform well in certain circumstances and poorly in others. Knowing your players limitations will greatly improve your team's chances of victory. FORWARDS: These are…

What to do and when?

IF YOU HAVE THE BALL:Possession means you can score! Every turn try and gain as much ground as possible, this will bring you closer to the try-line and hence closer to scoring! You will probably have to run into some…

Cover Defence

In rugby union the key to a good defense is a good cover defence. By holding a few players slightly back off the attacking line you give your a defense a fair chance to cover any of those unforseen breaks…