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What position did you/do you play?

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What position did you/do you play?

Postby breakdown » Mon May 05, 2014 1:15 pm

Given its a rugby forum, im curious to see what positions anyone has played or does play, just a bit of craic

Also if youve been shifted about a bit, what was/is your favourite position?

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Snipe Watson » Mon May 05, 2014 1:18 pm

Centre mostly 12.
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Rovi Snave » Mon May 05, 2014 1:18 pm

10, 11, 14 and 15 - preferred 10 followed by 15.
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Russ » Mon May 05, 2014 1:20 pm

1 and 3

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby againstthehead » Mon May 05, 2014 1:21 pm

Played hooker throughout school and for a year or two after before moving to 6... haven't played for ages though...
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Snipe Watson » Mon May 05, 2014 1:23 pm

Mine was also a did. For the avoidance of doubt.....
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Gary » Mon May 05, 2014 1:32 pm

I'm wee, in stature anyway, so I was a 9. I was stuck in at hooker a few times. I think I must have pee'd off the guy in charge and he chose that as a punishment. :(
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby againstthehead » Mon May 05, 2014 1:33 pm

Russ wrote:1 and 3

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ah, now we know who to ask when it comes to the technical aspects of scrumaging then ;).
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby breakdown » Mon May 05, 2014 1:35 pm

Snipe Watson wrote:Centre mostly 12.


Played 12 at school and for a few years after before moving to back row, enjoyed 12 quite a bit
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby scrum5 » Mon May 05, 2014 1:35 pm

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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby big mervyn » Mon May 05, 2014 1:38 pm

11 was the preferred position. As a right footer found it more comfortable than 14 from a kicking perspective. Terrible boot on me tbh. Good pace, reasonable defence but zero footballing skills :lol:

Also played a fair bit at 13, occassionally at 12, once for the school at 15, once at 7 and played scrum half in a 7s tournament. All very much "back in the day".
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Gemma » Mon May 05, 2014 1:40 pm

Played most of my one season out on the wing, though in a very desperate game I had to be called into the back row.....

Also had a go at inside centre after being begged to return and ended up against the biggest heffer I've ever played against - needless to say that put an end to any hopes of a comeback lol!
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby pip14 » Mon May 05, 2014 1:44 pm

6, but mostly made a guest apperance at water boy :thumleft:
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby Neil F » Mon May 05, 2014 1:46 pm

Started at 3; then lost a load of weight and moved to 6; then went to uni and was dwarfed by guys who'd been drinking nothing but protein shakes for six years and moved to 15. Had the pace of a Nissan Micra and the turning circle of a cargo ship, mind, and gave up shortly after!
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Re: What position did you/do you play?

Postby BR » Mon May 05, 2014 1:47 pm

Being versatile, I played 4 or 5, but preferred 4. REALLY social rugby only and a long time ago now.

Played a season at 14 at school - never had the speed, but the size of me compared to most 13 year olds playing wing in those days would have put you in mind of Jonah Lomu. The dodgy kidneys helped the overall illusion.
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