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A kick is only as good as the chase?
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James Hardwick

We hear this phrase regularly on the rugby pitch and after the first two tests between England and South Africa I thought it would be a good time to assess the difference between not only a good kick chase and a poor one, but the importance of putting the ball into the right areas in the first place. The kick/chase has become such an important play in recent years, not only because your limiting the chances of a counter attack but you can also give yourself a chance of winning the ball back, not all kicks have to be an aimless punts down field or more importantly result in a turnover.

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