Dual international Lote Tuqiri is among several retired NRL players who want to see beach fives rugby thrive as a sport in Australia.
- Beach rugby features five players on each side, with modified tackling rules
- The game is also played overseas in countries such as Portugal, Spain and France
- Former NRL players Lote Tuqiri, Willie Mason and Owen Craigie believe beach rugby has a future as a sport in Australia
The game, catering for both men and women, features five players on the beach at any one time for each side, with up to seven reserves on the sidelines. There is unlimited interchange.
The play focuses on fast handling and stamina, with no scrums or lineouts to slow the game down.
It is not full-tackle, or touch, but rather…
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