Special jerseys to solve scrum issues?

14th Nov 2013, 11:48

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Innovation: Prop jerseys

Innovation: Prop jerseys

With scrums a focal point in the rugby world at present, Varsity Rugby hopes to solve the problem by producing special prop jerseys.

With scrummaging the focal point in the rugby world at present, Varsity Rugby has acted fast to try and solve a problem in the front-rows by producing special jerseys to help props with their binding.

All the props in the Varsity Cup competition will wear these jerseys with a 'gripping patch' on the back left of the jersey for the loosehead props and a patch on the right for the tighthead prop - allowing the opposition props to get a better grip when binding and, thus, to keep scrums from collapsing.

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