Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 29

Are your cricket shoes putting you on the back foot?

These days, there is such a big range of shoes for cricket that it can be hard to know where to begin. Should you get bowling boots, full-spike, half-spike, multi-spike or rubber shoes? Often it will come down to personal preference, but here are a few areas to consider before you buy your new shoes. …

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Apr 28

Why Is a Rugby Ball Not Round?

Think of a ball game and each one has something in common: football, golf, cricket, snooker – they’re all played with a round ball. Of course, rugby fans across the world are now shouting, “Not rugby! Their ball isn’t round!” So why the exception? Why doesn’t rugby use a spherical ball? The Oval Ball Rugby …

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