Props are an integral part of the forwards, and the epitome of the phrase 'forwards have more fun'!You're strong and powerful, and maybe running isn't your favourite thing. You're in the middle of everything, whether that's a ruck or a party.There are two props on the pitch, loosehead and tighthead, who wear number 1 and 3. They are in the front row of the scrum, supporting the hooker, and often antagonising the opposition! Have a look at Bryony Cleall, Mako Vunipola, and WP Nel for some inspiration.
A hooker - not what it sounds like - is at the centre of the front row, in the forwards. They always say that forwards have more fun! You're powerful, but also dynamic, and work well with others.Hookers wear number 2, and get their name from using their feet to hook the ball back in the scrum. They also throw the ball into lineouts, and latch on to the back of the maul, meaning they score a fair few tries! Check out Jamie George, Stuart McInally, and Lana Skeldon for inspiration.
Second rows are part of the forwards, and we all know 'forwards have more fun'!You're tall and powerful, and not afraid to be lifted in the lineout. You may lumber like a giraffe, but you can hit hard.There are two second rows, otherwise known as locks, who wear number 4 and 5. They are the second row of the scrum, hence the name, and provide the power from their long legs. Have a look at Alun Wyn Jones, Emma Wassell, and Jonny Gray for some inspiration.
Flankers are part of the forwards, and we all know 'forwards have more fun'!You're a jack of all trades, and into your fitness. You're ready for anything, whether that's tackles, rucks, or scoring tries.There are two flankers on the pitch, openside and blindside, who wear number 6 and 7. They are in the back row of the scrum, providing a bit of extra power, and ready to defend quick ball. Have a look at Hamish Watson, Rachel McLachlan, and Charles Ollivon for some inspiration.
Number 8s are part of the forwards, and we all know 'forwards have more fun'!You're powerful and will enjoy running through people, but also co-ordinated when it comes to passing. You're ready for anything, whether that's tackles, rucks, or scoring tries.The number 8 wears, you guessed it, number 8. They are in the back of the scrum, steering it and securing possession. Have a look at Jade Konkel, Kieran Read, and Sergio Parisse's old games for some inspiration.
Scrumhalfs are part of the backs, who get the lion's share of the tries, and the glory. You're a good communicator, and punch above your weight. You may be small, but you're agile and loud. Scrumhalfs wear number 9, and are the link between the forwards and the backs. They pass from the back of rucks, and put the ball into scrums.Have a look at Antoine Dupont, Ali Price, and Leanne Riley for some inspiration.
Flyhalfs are part of the backs, who get the lion's share of the tries, and the glory. You're a great communicator, and good under pressure. You're supportive and love to organise people. Flyhalfs wear number 10, and are usually in charge of the choices in the backs. They support the scrumhalf, and are a vital player.Have a look at Finn Russell, Helen Nelson, and Matthieu Jalibert for some inspiration.
Centres are part of the backs, who get the lion's share of the tries, and the glory. You're athletic, and strong for your size. You'll love scoring a try as much as you love a great tackle. There are two centres, the inside and outside centre, who wear number 12 and 13. They are vital in both attack and defence. Have a look at Huw Jones, Lisa Thomson, and Gael Fickou for some inspiration.
Wingers are part of the backs, who get the lion's share of the tries, and the glory. You're speedy and love the limelight. You might be scared to make a tackle, but certainly not to score a try. There are two wingers, who wear number 11 and 14. They are known for their clean jerseys and perfect hair, and their acceleration over the tryline. Have a look at Rhona Lloyd, Duhan van der Merwe, and Anthony Watson for some inspiration.
Fullbacks are part of the backs, who get the lion's share of the tries, and the glory. You're a good communicator, and work well under pressure. You're not afraid to shout, or to be the hero. Fullbacks wear number 15, and are the last line of defence. They can run, kick, and save the game with a desperate tackle. Have a look at Stuart Hogg, Chloe Rollie, and Liam Williams for some inspiration.