Definitions for rugby football
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rugby football
rugby, rugby football, rugger(noun)
a form of football played with an oval ball
The sport of rugby (either rugby league or rugby union)
Rugby football is a style of football that refers to two current sports, rugby league and rugby union. Although the two distinctively different forms of rugby – rugby union and rugby league - share the same basic rules of the game, that is, getting the ball over the line to score a try, the rules for each of the forms, are different. Rugby football developed from a version of football played at Rugby School and was one of several versions of football played at English public schools during the 19th century.
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