Prop e.g Curtis Lilako

Short but stout, these strapping men support the hooker, but no money ever changes hands and the act is never specificaly named.

 

Hooker e.g Edwin Alubaka

Often identified by a balding spot atop the head, these vertically challenged but talented men stand between the two props, and secures the ball for his team during scrummages.

 

Second Row e.g Dennis Mwanja

These tall powerful men are the driving engines not only the scrum, but of the entire game. They can be found working their magic from deep in the scrum, behind the front row, or lofting high above the line outs pulling balls from the air.

The Back Row e.g Philip Wamae

Usually the most handsome and intelligent, these three men of strength are often considered the renisance men of the rugby field. They not only control the ball, but the entire pitch. Remember, the back row defines the whole team’s style of play.

Scrumhalf e.g Peter Mutai

The point guard of the rugby team the scrumhalf distributes the ball, runs hits, and kicks. Scrumhalf is only half as handsome and burly as the pack members

Flyhalf e.g Tea Bag

The first of those back guys, and the first of the offensive chain. Often confused with an insect, may be referred to as the man with “the foot.”

Centers e.g Ombwakni

Another pair of those back guys. Either power runner, or annoying scampering guy usually found in the opposite order, but whose main purpose is to get the ball to …

Wings e.g Calvins Biko

Ideally the fastest men on the team. Their job is to “score with the ball”, but they often confuse it with “get tackled with the ball.” Also an excellent snack when smothered in hot sauce and deep fried.

Fullback e.g Matthew Musita

The last line of defense. A back even the pack can appreciate, often viewed as a back row in the larval stage.

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