rugby football

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: football - a form of football played with an oval ballrugby football - a form of football played with an oval ball
throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
goal-kick - (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
scrum, scrummage - (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
knock on - (rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
hooker - (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot
winger - (sports) player in wing position
hook - secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
hack - kick on the shins
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And even if Wales are out of sight by half-time, for the good of the global game rugby should have Georgia on its mind.
In arguably the biggest game rugby has seen since the 2015 World Cup final, it was in desperate need of an outcome for either side.
Even at the elite end of the game rugby fans can still sit merrily with followers of other clubs, drink in their seats and leave the ground in their colours without fear of an ambush on their way to the station.
As a game rugby is far from immune to such influences.
Lydiate may be the player to watch in Wales' Six Nations squad, but he already knows what a cruel game rugby can be and refuses to get carried away.
And in the Hockin-Apsey game Rugby were 12-9 up at 17 ends before conceding the last four ends with two threes, one two and one single.
May 2003: Left Newcastle and after impressing in a four- game Rugby League trial at Bradford Bulls, signed for Leeds on a dual code basis, but spent part of RL season on loan at London Broncos.
Then Gareth Thomas and Dafydd James showed what a simple game rugby can be.
Dallaglio was speaking at the launch of the computer game Rugby 2001 (EA Sports, pounds 29.
It was a pleasure to play against a side that is so positive in attacking intent - and lots of our young and promising players will have learned a lot about what an exciting game rugby can be," said Meek, capped three times for Wales in 1993.
It is a funny old game rugby, when you think you have something mastered then it is almost always then it comes back to bite you, that is just the way it works.