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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World Rugby is extremely disappointed by today's announcement that The National Stadium will not be ready to host Rugby World Cup 2019 matches despite repeated assurances to contrary from the Japan World Rugby 2019 Organising Committee and Japan Sports Council, the National Stadium was a compelling and important pillar of Japan's successful bid to host Rugby World Cup 2019, which was awarded to the Japan Rugby Football Union in 2009.
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