Through The Lens: Rugby in the deep end

Players from the First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (Singapore) (FATUWR) relax in the pool after a training session at Queenstown Swimming Complex on Dec 6, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Players from the First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (Singapore) (FATUWR) relax in the pool after a training session at Queenstown Swimming Complex on Dec 6, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
A player attempts to hold on to the ball as another tries to tackle him during an underwater rugby training session at Queenstown Swimming Complex on June 14, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Often described as a 3-D sport, this aquatic form of rugby allows players to move above or below one another, playing in almost any direction. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
The goalkeeper attempts to protect the goal as other players try to gain possesion of the ball during an underwater rugby training session. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Players tussle for the ball as substitutes (right) wait at the side of the pool during a training match at Queenstown Swimming Complex on Dec 12, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Few Singaporeans have heard of underwater rugby. Often described as a 3-D sport, this aquatic form of rugby allows players to move above or below one another, playing in almost any direction.

Mr Khee Chia How, the 30-year-old founder of First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (Singapore) (FATUWR), talks about the unique underwater sport which was introduced locally last year.

Watch the video here.

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