Rugby union should ban contested scrums: Technique is important

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7554.1391-a (Published 08 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1391
  1. Robert W Standfield (Robert.standfield@swlia.nhs.uk), NHS manager
  1. National Practitioner Programme, South West London Improvement Academy, Hollyfield House, Surbiton KT5 9AL

    EDITOR—As a retired front-row forward of over 30 years' playing experience in Wales and England I never experienced, or witnessed, any type of injury as described in Bourke's article.1 From an early age I was taught the correct positioning of …

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