play-the-ball

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play-the-ball

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(Rugby) rugby league a method for bringing the ball back into play after a tackle, in which the tackled player is allowed to stand up and kick or heel the ball behind him or her to a team-mate
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The College's Women's Rugby League Programme was designed to provide those who have an interest in playing Rugby League an opportunity to experience top quality coaching, outstanding facilities, and the chance to play against other colleges in a series of fixtures and rugby festivals.
Burgess knows the Aussie sporting psyche better than anyone in Stuart Lancaster's (left) squad from his time playing rugby league Down Under.
THE Rugby Football League has welcomed the latest grassroots sports participation figures from Sport England which show an increase in the number of people playing rugby league on a regular basis.
If the team continues to work together and shows the fantastic team spirit it did here then it will have a good season playing rugby league.
It'll be the first Welsh derby I've played in so I can't wait," said Parker, who started playing rugby league in university after playing the 15-man code as a child.
It's good to see other people in South Wales taking an interest in playing Rugby League," he said.
The event is being staged in aid of Try Assist, which supports players whose lives are affected by serious injuries sustained while playing Rugby league.
It takes time to get used to playing rugby league, because it's a totally different game.
Zac McCluskey had spent his summer playing rugby league at Peterlee, which has bolstered his command of the game from pivot considerably.
Having grown up playing Rugby League, they have found a band of brothers among the rugby union regulars and League converts at Moor Lane ahead of the new Rugby League Conference Midlands Premier Division season which starts today with a home game against Gloucestershire Warriors (2.
Winger Andy Todd said: "There are a lot of young players coming through and this gives them the opportunity, rather than having to change codes, to actually start training and playing rugby league.
I'M renowned for running down the wing for Manchester United, but if things had turned out differently I could have been giving defences hell playing rugby league.