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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We were about as ready for war as Lady Conyers there is to play Rugby football for Oxford.
THE AVON Valley School and Performing Arts College has joined forced with the Rugby Football Union.
Led by Rugby World Cup organisers the Rugby Football Union and Rugby Football Foundation, the three-year initiative aims to encourage new players to the game while increasing confidence and discipline among students.
Super League clubs opted to form links with Championship clubs after vetoing plans formulated by the Rugby Football League three years ago for a competition to bridge the gap between under-19s rugby and Super League.
The kit design scheme was launched in 2012 by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) in partnership with the Rugby Football Foundation.
3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Rugby Football League today announced a major event that could benefit American football athletes recently released by their professional teams as well as those who began their collegiate seasons this past weekend.
1904TO 2008 APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION APPLICANT CLUB: SHANNON RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB TAKE NOTICE that I, Barry McConkey, Secretary of Shannon Rugby Football Club whose premises are situate at Thomond Park, Limerick in the Court area and District aforesaid HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that I intend to apply to the Annual Licensing District Court at District Court, Merchants Quay, in Limerick on the 25th day of September 2014 at 10.
After a long rest due to his injured Achilles tendon, Dan Carter is set for return this weekend playing for the Southbridge Rugby Football Club.
The complaint was made after the Exiles were handed a five-point penalty and a PS15,000 fine by the Rugby Football Union in March for fielding Keats in 10 Premiership games when he was ineligible.
RUGBY UNION: Declan Kidney paid the price for Ireland's poor showing in the RBS 6 Nations after the Irish Rugby Football Union yesterday announced they would not renew the former Munster man's contract and had relieved of him of his role with immediate effect.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has awarded the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) funding support of Au133,000.
The former Northampton boss was also critical of the Rugby Football Union's job description, describing it as "waffly" and better suited "for the head of a PR company.