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Scott Allen

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About

I'm a rugby coach and writer with a passion for analysing the game as a way of developing my own knowledge.

Member Since:
August 2013
Based In:
Brisbane
Favourite Sporting Team:
Wallabies
Favourite Sports:
Rugby,

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The Roar Rugby Show: Honey Badger claws the ‘Tahs

The Roar Rugby Show: Honey Badger claws the 'Tahs

2 days ago

This week on The Roar Rugby Show I look at some of the detail from the Force match against the Waratahs and give you my views on Stephen Moore’s clash with Ed Quirk. Watch the video for footage and thoughts on: The surprising end to the Rebels match against the Chiefs The option Nick Phipps […]

The Roar Rugby Show: Tackled in the air

11 Apr 2014

This week on The Roar Rugby Show I look at the current issue of what happens when two players collide when both are attempting to catch the ball. I’ve included three recent examples to help you form an opinion. I’ll also give you my view of what’s going wrong at the Reds. Look forward to […]

Breaking down mauls: What is legal and what’s not

Breaking down mauls: What is legal and what's not

9 Apr 2014

Hurricanes head coach Mark Hammett last week raised concerns that many mauls from lineouts are illegal. He’s not the first to make that point and there are a variety of complaints about how mauls are structured. The commenters on the article reporting Hammett’s comments on The Roar generated a robust debate on what is and […]

My seven lock-ins for Wallaby selection

My seven lock-ins for Wallaby selection

4 Apr 2014

There’s no episode of The Roar Rugby Show this week as time got away from me, so I thought I’d start a discussion on Wallaby selections to keep us occupied. With nine rounds of Super Rugby remaining before the Wallabies play France, no player is guaranteed a spot as injuries may still play a role […]

Programmed attack: Is rugby too telegraphed?

Programmed attack: Is rugby too telegraphed?

2 Apr 2014

Over the weekend, I was asked on Twitter to analyse a play the Highlanders used from a lineout against the Blues. Unlike most set piece plays, where the strike play is run on the first phase, this play was actually a two-phase play, with the strike play coming on the second phase. The Highlanders used […]

Stephen Moore on The Roar Rugby Show

Stephen Moore on The Roar Rugby Show

28 Mar 2014

This week on The Roar Rugby Show I’m joined by Wallabies and Brumbies hooker, Stephen Moore. Topics covered in this episode include: Explaining the first phase try scored by the Cheetahs last week; Examples of basic defensive errors creeping into the Rebels game; What I think of Stuart Berry’s refereeing performance; Why I think we […]

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