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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6 km) than rugby union (~6km) and soccer players (~10km) (Varley et al.
He said that Asian Rugby Union has acknowledged the efforts and hard work of PRU in successfully implementing GIR.
Rugby union in New Zealand is like football in Liverpool in terms of its wide popularity, and like Liverpool Football Club itself, there is a well organised and generously funded heritage industry that has grown up around the All Blacks which adds a mystique to the brand that is the envy of the other rugby union playing nations.
Pakistan Rugby Union Development officers in various cities are conducting GIR sessions in schools and colleges.
The bans mean that 30 out of 50 current bans issued by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) are for either rugby union or league players.
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
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.
4] found that five schoolboy rugby union players in South Africa (SA) died from spinal cord injuries, while an even higher portion had resultant tetraplegia.
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.