This comes straight from the Team Canada Rugby Website
For the Tight Five:
Height: Front Row - 5'10"-6'3" Lock - 6'4"-6'10"
Weight: Front Row - 230+ Lock - 225+
Shape: Large, Bulky
35m sprint: Front Row - <5.1s Lock - <5.0s
3RM Bench Press: Front Row - 315+ Lock - 275+
Triple Jump: Front Row - 6+m Lock - 7+m
For Back Row Forwards:
Height: Flanker - 5'11"-6'6" 8-Man - 6'3"-6'8"
Weight: Flanker - 210+ 8-Man - 220+
Shape: Large, Bulky, Muscular
35m Sprint: <4.9s
3RM Bench Press: 275+
Triple Jump: 7.5+m
For Inside Backs:
Shape: Lean, Muscular
35m Sprint: <4.8s
3RM Bench Press: 185-230
Triple Jump 8+m
Outside Backs have the same numbers as inside backs except they are supposed to run sub 4.7s sprints and jump 8.5+m triple jumps.
They also mention 20m multistage shuttle scores which I believe is a fancy way of saying "the beep test".
Front Row - 11.5+
Lock - 12.0+
Back Row - 13.5 +
Anyhow according to this I need to take half a second off my sprint, add 90 pounds to my bench and improve my beep test from a 10 to a 12...Ugh!
I also need to grow three inches apparently.Originally Posted by robert_wilson
I remember seeing something like this for Canadian bobsled teams and the requirements were pretty crazy. You gotta be in shape to play at that level!!
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yeah bobsledding guys are pretty nuts, from what i understand they hang out at the team canada 100m tryouts and try to recruit the 4-5 guys who just barely got cut.Originally Posted by Anthony
I lived with an Olympic bobsledder when I was at university in Montreal. He was HUGE.Originally Posted by robert_wilson