Fit in my 40s: ‘Touch rugby is like tag for grownups - so why did I find it so hard?'

1 day ago   |   By The Guardian

Anyone who can't throw, catch, or touch someone without crashing into them like a concussed bull can derail the whole thing. I was that person There is an elbow of the Thames that is so full of sporty types - towpath riddled with joggers, hockey clubs to the left of you, rowers to the right - that by the time I reached the rugby club, I was sort of done with fitness. It's 8pm on a Wednesday, I thought; when I was the age of these rugby players, I'd have been out drinking for at least three hours by now. But the O2 touch rugby club is disarming: small - there were six of us, but usually...
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