Rugby laws: SaberCats define 'scrum'

New to rugby? A look at the term scrum and it's importance to the game.

New to rugby?

A scrum restarts a rugby game after a minor infringement of the rules, according to Houston SaberCats head coach Justin Fitzpatrick.

The SaberCats begin play next year in the newly-formed Major League Rugby. The club’s home game will be played at Constellation Field in Sugar Land.

Fitzpatrick often has his players train for a scrum by pushing a sled full of people during practice.

“Rugby Laws,” or the rules of rugby, air each week on KHOU 11’s SportsExtra.

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