rugby union


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rugby union

n
(Rugby) a form of rugby football played between teams of 15 players
Translations
rugby à XV
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The bans mean that 30 out of 50 current bans issued by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) are for either rugby union or league players.
He started playing rugby union less than a year ago, and in that short time he has achieved far more in his new sport than anyone could have reasonably believed possible.
Scott Turner Date of violation: 16/10/2014 Sport: Rugby Union Club: Unknown National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample Class of drug: Unspecified Start date of sanction: 06/11/2014 End date of sanction: 05/11/2016 Summary: Caught by an out-ofcompetition test.
Huddersfield Rugby Union Club Under 16s Contact Stuart Leach
After an intense round of separate matches for women's and men's teams, Philip Barton and the President of the Pakistan Rugby Union Khawaja Mohammad Fawzi presented the men's Pakistan National Rugby team and the women's international team with trophies.
The rule changes were approved by the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) Board last Monday that will guarantee flexible contracts for a number of players who will commit to long term deals in Australian rugby.
It seemed a nonsense for the union to be paying so much for someone who is only a potential England player at this stage, and is totally unproven in rugby union.
OK, the rugby league players are a lot fitter and physically superior to players in rugby union, but for me, the lover of all sport, not as skilful.
00 to the Namibia Rugby Union as part of the IRB Get Into Rugby programme.
The MoU was entered into after discussions between UAE Rugby Federation's Qais Al Dhalai with Robin Nair, Fiji Ambassador to the UAE, Ratu Isikeli Tasere, President of the Fiji Rugby Union, and Aliki Salusalu, Fiji Counsellor to the UAE.
The AFL is the biggest money spinner among the football codes, raking in three times the revenue of the National Rugby League, four times that of soccer's A-League and six times that of rugby union, according to a report published last month.
However, the Welsh Rugby Union contended Shingler was tied to them having played for their Under-20s side against France in 2011.